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altitude sickness

Weighty Concerns

Features

Want to slim your chances of an altitude- sickness episode? Start by slimming your waistline.

Ski-Savvy Dining

Travel

Adjusting your diet to higher altitude will help keep energy levels up and can also help fend off altitude sickness.

Last Gasp

Travel

Head south to 17,300-foot Chacaltaya, where the air is thin, the skiing is poor, and the entire place might melt before you get there.

Last Gasp

Travel

Head south to 17,300-foot Chacaltaya, where the air is thin, the skiing is poor, and the entire place might melt before you get there.

Test Your Skier Smarts

Fitness

Are you health and safety savvy? Take this quiz to find out.

Fit Bits: Air For Sale

Fitness

Move over juice bars, here comes oxygen. Oxygen bars are breaking ground in high-altitude ski areas, such as Telluride, Colo., and Mammoth Mountain, Calif.

Like Water for Skiing

Fitness

Having a better day on the hill might be as simple as drinking more water. U. S. Ski Team members guzzle up to 10 quarts a day. Here's why.

Peak Performance

Fitness

Sildenafil, the generic name for Viagra, is rising to new heights?and skiers who suffer from altitude sickness might soon feel the results.

Herbs on High

Instruction

There are some preventative measures for altitude sickness worth considering before you get on the plane.

Ski Town Secrets: PACIFICPICK

Travel

Every vacation should be exceptional. But how do you find the best bar, yoga class or masseuse in the Pacific? Ask a local. Or ask us.

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