In this article, Sheffield-based mountaineering instructor Ed Chard gives us some tips on preparing for a first trip to altitude.
"So you've hiked up Helvellyn, tramped up Tryfan and done the ring of Steal - what next? How about going higher and further than you've ever been before. Hopefully the next few minutes of reading will help you on your journey into the unknown!"
In reply to UKH Articles: A good range of info on how to keep healthy at altitude in the free-to-download booklet on the Medex website. http://medex.org.uk//medex_book/about_book.php
Currently available in 12 languages - Swedish should be next.
Joint editor of "Travel at High Altitude"