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Jan
24
comment What can I do to prevent altitude sickness?
Good answer. I was going to say just about the same thing. Incidentally, I have seen people on diamox have acute altitude sickness after a few days. Maybe it works mostly on the symptoms and is best only for a day or two at altitude?
Jan
24
comment Where in the Alps is it safe to drink the water without filtering?
(source = spring) That's good to know!
Jan
24
answered What is the most efficient food to take a for a 12-15 day hiking trip?
Jan
24
answered How can I stay warm in subzero weather?
Jan
24
comment How can I stay warm in subzero weather?
I think this is a good, separate question.
Jan
24
answered Where in the Alps is it safe to drink the water without filtering?
Jan
24
answered How do I know what size ice axe I should get?
Jan
24
comment How do I treat hot spots and blisters when I have no moleskin?
+1 for duct tape. It works better than moleskin for me.
Jan
24
comment What do I do to prevent and treat frostbite?
A very good point. This happens to a lot of people.
Jan
24
answered What are the critical dimensions to a safe bear-bag?
Jan
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answered Do polarized sunglasses protect against snow blindess?
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