Videos tagged with "altitude"
Health and Safety Abroad: Altitude Sickness [02:16]
No amount of exercise can reduce the likelihood of becoming ill above 5000 feet. Dr. Frank Gillingham, medical director for HTH Worldwide, addresses symptom...
Plane landing at 8200 ft in Nepal.mp4 [00:54]
This is a video showing first landing at Suketar airport, Taplejung, Nepal. This airport liew at the altitude of 8200 ft. above sea level and small planes ca...
Nepal with Children [13:59]
Trekking with children in Himalaya is possible? There's a recurrent misjudgement about it saying children are very sensitive to high altitude, at least in our case that's not true: they loved it! No problems up to about 4000m. We extensively trekked and climbed in the Himalaya before having children for pleasure and professional reasons, now we know next time we'll have to spend a few months in high altitude our children will happily come too...
Yaks on the trail near Namche Bazar, Nepal [00:38]
Letting a yak train pass us on the trail. Between Namche Bazar and Phortse, Nepal. In Everest / Sagarmatha National Park. The first animal is a zopkyo, a cross between a cow and a yak. Zopkyos can work in both high and lower altitude conditions, whereas yaks are limited to the higher elevations.
Everest Base Camp Hike [09:06]
Hiking to Everest Base Camp during our trip to Nepal 2009/2010. Includes the landing at Lukla and a good scene of what it is like inside a Lodge at Gorakshep, it was -4 inside our room when we went to sleep. Shows a good view of the epic landscape close to Everest and how slowly you must walk at altitude to stop from passing out. In that area you are actually walking over the glacier, very spectacular.