Shishapangma – 8000er – 14th

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by Kuba Bogdanski 09/03/2016

Shishapangma: The 8000ers / eight-thousanders are the only mountains with a death zone, where the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere is insufficient to sustain human life, therefore called the death zone. About 30% of the oxygen you find at sea level. They are all are located in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges in China, India, Nepal and Pakistan and are the only mountains in the world over 8,000 meters.
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Mountain Training at Sea Level – 6 Tips

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by Geir Mjosund 06/03/2016

Not all climbers and moun­taineers have the advan­tage and access to the moun­tains. We look west, east, north, south envy­ing those that get to climb each week­end and ben­e­fits from a life at alti­tude however there’s some­thing to be mentioned for liv­ing on sea level. Mountain Training is about being creative.

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