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I have somewhat low blood pressure, 106/72, and I had altitude sickness fairly quickly when traveling to Banff and Lake Louise. I thought the low pressure added to the problem because if the amount of oxygen you are breathing in, is less than normal, and your blood pressure is lower, then less oxygen is getting to your brain. Makes sense to me.Symptoms of ...


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As with clothes you were wearing while you climbed, the liner boots are damp - if not wet from the days activity. Energy is required to evaporate the moisture - this cools you down, including your feet. You get cold from it very easily. Also as most people will feel cold if they have cold feet, so you will feel cold even if you are actually warm enough. In ...


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You're sleeping bag only works if you can get it warm. If you wear too many clothes in your sleeping bag, you're not going to fill the loft of your expensive down mummy with cozy warm body heat. This is what can happen if you're wearing your liners in bed, the bag around your feet doesn't warm up. I think whether or not you get cold toes depends a lot on ...



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