Will I get Dain Bamage?

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by MoapaPk » Thu Sep 02, 2010 2:49 am

Bear in mind that the effects on Everest are probably much greater than those on Denali. The Everest base camp is higher than the Denali high camp (OK, there is a latitude correction).

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by Hotoven » Thu Sep 09, 2010 7:13 pm

Ahhh I can see the wheels turning in tigerlillys head as she plans to do the 8000 meter peaks with no oxygen! Good for you! 8)

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by tigerlilly » Fri Sep 10, 2010 12:56 am

I'm just worried about porters - I'm wondering if they ever get literature or education.

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by Zzyzx » Sat Sep 11, 2010 9:27 am

jmh5331 wrote:it basically found that guides with significant high altitude experience had lower baseline cognitive abilities than their client counterparts (meaning on average they performed more poorly on thinking tasks)

Wouldn't that be beneficial in climbing? :lol:


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