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The High Altitude Medicine Guide
This site provides current medical information on the prevention, recognition, and treatment of altitude illness.

Altitude Information
This site produced by the University of Colorado provides information about altitude related illness and pertinent research.

Portable Altitude Chamber
Learn about portable safety equipment that helps those suffering from Acute Mountain Sickness.

Science Friday Transcript
Read or listen to this NPR show about high altitude physiology and what the "high life" does to the body and mind.

Into Thin Air, by John Krakauer
Outside Magazine article detailing the disastrous 1996 Everest expedition. Well-written, compelling account of the dangers of high-altitude climbing.

Expedition 1997 to Everest
Understand the extreme conditions under which high-altitude hikers function. Site has photos, texts and recordings from Expedition '97, sent directly from the mountain via satellite.

Outdoor Action Guide to High Altitude
Learn how to be as safe as possible at high altitudes.

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No Limit  
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