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  • Everest Base Camp Trek: How to Prevent Altitude Sickness

    The Everest region is the highest in Nepal, averaging 4,000 meters (12,800 ft.) with Mt. Everest (8848m; 28,313 ft.) being the tallest mountain in the world. The combination of cold, wind, strong sun, low oxygen, and dry air creates an inhospitable atmosphere for trekkers on the high altitude trail. As we hike higher, there is…