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The Best Spicy Cold Cut sandwich to Power Your Long Distance Trek

I had been hiking straight up a mountain since just before dawn when I came across Dry Lake at just over nine thousand feet. Trekking through a foot of snow for the last two hours had been rough and my calves and hamstrings were on fire as I finally took a break to catch my …

Em-bare-ass-ing Myself on Mt Whitney

   The best way to prevent altitude sickness when mountaineering over 10,000 feet is to drink lots of water so as not to get dehydrated and to hike slowly, letting your body adjust to the high elevation.   I drank more water in one day on Thursday than I have ever consumed before in one day …