Gasherbrum II – 8000er – 13th

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by Kuba Bogdanski 16/03/2016

Gasherbrum II: 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 8000 meters.

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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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Kazbek

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by Geir Mjosund 21/05/2015

The Caucasus mountain range is for many an unknown chapter. And if they have heard of this mountain range that stretches from the Black Sea in the west to the Caspian Sea in the east it is probably because they associate it with Europe’s highest mountain Elbrus. However, what many do not know is that the Caucasus is not only located in Russia, but extends through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia.

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