Can Oxygen Bars at Ski Resorts Really Help You Beat Altitude Sickness?

Condensed and Edited Article in Conde Nast by Cassie Shortsleeve February 11, 2017 Ski resorts are now providing services to help prevent—or, at least, ease—altitude sickness. We tried them out. Sitting in the lobby of One Ski Hill Place, a luxury lodge in Breckenridge, Colorado, with a plastic tube in each nostril, breathing through an […]

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Aging and Altitude Some Good News: A Study on 10th Mtn. Division Vets

IF YOU’RE INTO MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAIN SPORTS, someday you will wonder how much longer you can ski, climb and trek on the mountains you love. Some exceptional men and women do strenuous sports well into their seventies, but what about altitude? The oxygen available in the air decreases as you go higher; how will this […]

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Are Ski Areas High Enough to Cause Mountain Sickness?

Do you ever feel dizzy, unbalanced or weak on your first days skiing at altitude? About half of unacclimatized visitors to 10,000 feet get altitude sick. Ski areas in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Montana are more than high enough to cause altitude sickness. Even the bases of these areas range from 8,000 – […]

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The Trouble with Sleep: Insomnia at High Altitude

Do you have trouble sleeping at high altitude? If so, you are not alone. Even if you do not realize it, high altitude could be taking a toll on your body. The lower oxygen content in high altitudes produces less oxygen in the bloodstream. The lack of oxygen contributes to a condition called Cheyne Stokes, […]

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Altitude Sickness: How to Treat It

Altitude sickness occurs when the pressure of the air around you known as barometric pressure changes too quickly. When you ascend to high altitudes, the barometric pressure drops and there is less oxygen available. Any time you travel to altitudes higher than 8,000 feet, you can be at risk for altitude sickness. Anyone is susceptible […]

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Not Sleeping at Altitude? A New Solution

Oxygenate your mountain home for better sleep, more energy, and no altitude sickness Do you have trouble sleeping at altitude? If you do you are not alone. According to altitude physiology experts most people have difficulty sleeping in our thin mountain air. The reason is simple – oxygen levels in most Colorado ski areas are […]

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Tips For Living At High Altitude

At a mean elevation of 6,800 feet above sea level, Colorado has the highest mean altitude of the 50 states. The Institute for Altitude Medicine in Telluride is dedicated to wellness at altitude for the traveler, adventurer, and full-time residents. Check out these videos in which Dr. Peter Hackett, executive director of the Institute for […]

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Altitude Control Technologies is the leading provider of altitude simulation in France

EDWARDS, CO (August 1, 2019) – Altitude Control Technologies, the leading provider of altitude simulation in luxury homes, announced today their new international partnership with a London-based architectural firm and homeowner to provide altitude simulation system within new construction of a six-bedroom chateau in Courchevel, France. Courchevel is a well-known ski resort, part of Les […]

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