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High Altitude Sickness and RVers

High altitude mountainHaving lived at sea level most of my life, I am very familiar with high altitude sickness. For awhile, I had an issue living at just 3000 feet up but that passed after some time and a short break/trip back to sea level. Now I’m good to around 7500 feet. No, I won’t be going to Rocky Mountain National Park or Pikes Peak ever and I had to be careful about the areas I spent much time in when I visited Yellowstone. I’m glad to see that I am not the only one since I have had people roll their eyes when I refuse to visit places above my limit. It’s really no different than people being more comfortable in temps and humidity similar to where they have lived a long time except I get nauseous and a headache when I go too high for too long. This can actually be dangerous and deadly. All RVers should be aware of the symptoms and what to do. For excellent info on this topic, see this new article by our friends at IRV2: http://www.irv2.com/blog/2015/12/avoid-altitude-sickness-when-rving/

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