high altitude health advice
Healthy people may travel rapidly to 11,480ft above sea level but can develop symptoms of acute mountain sickness after arrival (headache, nausea, breathing difficulty, mental confusion). Those with respiratory cardiac problems may experience symptoms on arrival at even lower levels.
high altitude notes
Please click here to read our high altitude notes prepared by our friends at The Altitude Centre.
high altitude videos
The video below will give you an introduction into high altitude. If you book on to a high altitude challenge with us and your chosen charity has authorised you, you will find a number of other relevant videos relating to high altitude in your members’ area, including:
- Mountain Fitness
- Other environmental considerations
- Acute Mountain Sickness
- Drugs at altitude
- Altitude consultation
the altitude centre
The Altitude Centre is the UK's number 1 altitude training company. Their experienced staff has a wealth of knowledge and are backed up by a network of experts to consult on specific areas of training and health.