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Discussion: Altitude

in: TGIF; TGIF > 2015-12-23

Dec 24, 2015 4:30 AM # 
How do you recommend adjusting to the rather high altitude of JWOC 2016 in Switzerland Thierry ?
Dec 24, 2015 6:36 AM # 
I'm not sure what kind of altitude we are talking about when it is comes to JWOC. I just opened one of the embargoed map and it seems it is well above 2000m.

In fact, it is very individual, but in my opinion:

- around 1300-1600: 2-3 days seems enough.
- around 1600-1900: at least 4-5 days.
- over 1900: a full week is a minimum.

To get used to the effect of the altitude, you need to spend at least 18hr/day at the right level. Difficult sometimes. But once again, it is very individual and what works for someone might not work for someone else.
Dec 24, 2015 9:21 AM # 
@tommygun :) Here you go:

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