Falcon Guides The Altitude Experience: Successful Trekking and Climbing above 8,000 Feet
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Whether you're planning a hike above treeline in the Colorado alpine or aiming for the summit of Mount Everest, this complete guide provides the tools and knowledge to have a successful outing. Author: Mike Farris. Softcover; 310 pages; black-and-white photographs. Morris Book Publishing, LLC; copyright 2008. Book combines the science of the body's responses to altitude with accumulated wisdom of experienced mountaineers. Author writes clear and concise explanations of how heat, cold, dehydration, emotional factors and exercise influence performance at altitude. Includes tips for training at altitude, preparation for a trip and overcoming physical and psychological obstacles.