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Top 10 Backpacking Destinations for 2014 - Huffington Post

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Top 10 Backpacking Destinations for 2014
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Normally, you'd hit up Norway in the winter fully expecting to freeze your ass off. Not in Rost.
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Mongolia anyone

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Altitude Sickness A Barrier To Ethnic Integration - Asian Scientist Magazine

Altitude Sickness A Barrier To Ethnic Integration - Asian Scientist Magazine | mountaineering | Scoop.it
Asian Scientist Magazine Altitude Sickness A Barrier To Ethnic Integration Asian Scientist Magazine The researchers used 2000 Chinese census data to determine the Han population in settlements within the traditional Tibetan homeland, which includes...

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How long Does It Take To Get Frostbite Or Hypothermia? - Business ...

How long Does It Take To Get Frostbite Or Hypothermia? - Business ... | mountaineering | Scoop.it
With the "polar vortex" bringing frigid temperatures across the country, going outside isn't just uncomfortable — it can be downright dangerous. The temperature will drop to -25 F in Fargo, N.D., -31 F in International Falls, Minn.
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Test To Predict Altitude Sickness? - OUTDOORSmagic (blog)

Test To Predict Altitude Sickness? - OUTDOORSmagic (blog) | mountaineering | Scoop.it
Test To Predict Altitude Sickness?
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Altitude sickness sometimes seems like one of the last great randoms of medical science: some people simply don't acclimatise to high altitudes and no-one understands why.
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Winter Backpacking Does Not (Have to) Equal Suffering - Hiking

Winter Backpacking Does Not (Have to) Equal Suffering - Hiking | mountaineering | Scoop.it
A successful winter camping trip begins with three simple steps: The right gear, the right mindset, and learning a little bit about avalanche safety.
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