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Tips for Camping and Hiking at Altitude

 Camping and hiking high in the mountains are some of the great pleasures of vacation. You can look out at spectacular views, experience new sensations, learn about new flora and fauna, and just feel like you’ve really gotten away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life. But it is important to be prepared. This means being ready for the cold temperatures, the changing weather, and the changes that high altitude means for your body and your food. Doing anything at a high altitude means special accommodations need to be made for your health and safety. In this week’s article, we’ll look at two basic needs while in the high country: eating and drinking. Cooking Changes One important thing...

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