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Mountaineering and Scrambling: Special Considerations

Muir Snowfield on Mt. Rainier

Below are selected links dealing with common questions beginner level and intermediate mountaineers are likely to have in the course of preparing for their objective. Included are considerations for dealing with high altitude, training ideas for those mountaineers who are over 50 and wish to remain as active – and healthy -- as they were when they were younger, articles for women only, nutrition information, and seasonal tips.

Ten Non-Medicated Ways to Cope with Altitude
How Long Does Acclimatization Last?
Asthma and High Altitude Climbing
Hiking to Camp Muir on Mt. Rainier

Over 50 Training Advice
Training Considerations for Athletes Over 50
Over 50 Strength Training
Over 50 Cardiovascular Training
Over 50 Flexibility Training

Women’s Fuel Usage at Altitude vs. Men
Iron Deficiency Anemia
Climbing, Pregnancy, and Exercise: A Reality Check
Pregnancy and High-Altitude Climbing

Hill-Walking Energy Requirements: Latest Research
High Altitude Nutrition
Protein-Rich Snacks
Energy foods
Are You Eating Right For Your Type? Metabolic Typing Diet: A Personal Account

Snowshoeing: Latest Research
Hyponatremia: What It Is, How to Prevent It
Sweating a Ton!

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