Books tagged: altitude sickness

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Altitude Sickness: A Complete Guide To Treatment and Prevention A Comprehensive Guide On Mountain Sickness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Altitude sickness or what is otherwise called mountain sickness is linked to the symptoms that one gets when they have climbed up to a certain altitude and need to either be treated or the descend that particular altitude (or both) in order to get relief from the symptoms they are having.
The Chomolungma Diaries: Climbing Mount Everest with a commercial expedition
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In April 2012 Mark Horrell travelled to Tibet hoping to become, if not the first person to climb Mount Everest, at least the first Karl Pilkington lookalike to do so. The Chomolungma Diaries is a true story of ordinary people climbing Mount Everest with a commercial expedition, and preparing for the biggest day of their lives.
Extreme Trekking
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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The book is about extreme altitude trekking, an activity that can easily be underestimated by the novice. It addresses preparation, provides unique technical information, and explains why Aconcagua is a greater challenge than it may appear to be. The story is a personal experience on the mountain with 10 other trekkers from around the world. Only 3 reached the summit but not without incident.
25 Reasons Why The Plane is Not Going to Crash While You're On it
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Have the fear of flying? Or know someone who does? if so, this is the book for you. 25 reasons why you can overcome the fear of flying. This is a must have for anyone who hates turbulence, altitude or obnoxious passengers. Funny and educational.