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Altitude

4 Ways To Make Exercise Easier

Ben Greenfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Whether you plan on exercising at altitude, climbing Mt. Everest, visiting a friend in Colorado, or simply want to make exercise slightly easier no matter where you're working out, here are four tips to help you get the lungs of a mountaintop Sherpa.

WATCH: All About Traveling To Machu Picchu

The GypsyNesters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Everything we learned on our visit to this bucket list favorite, at more than 8,000 feet above sea level.

Record-Seeking Skydiver Survives Amazing Practice Jump

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

-- "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner has jumped 2,500 times from planes and helicopters, as well as some of the highest landmarks and skyscrapers on the p...

Riding The Night Bus To Cusco

Leora Novick | Posted 04.07.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

I must have fallen asleep because I woke up, what seemed like a few hours later to the sound of numerous people throwing up.

Elevated Living

Brooke Wells | Posted 12.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Brooke Wells

I am living the "high life" in several aspects of my life. I am coming off two weeks of successful racing. I train to race. When you race well, and win, it feels good. You feel validated, you feel -- well, you feel high.

Is High Altitude Linked To Suicide Risk? Study Finds Insufficient Oxygen Intake Could Heighten Risk

ABC News | Lee Dye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Is it possible that living in the mountains can make it more likely that someone will commit suicide? Maybe, according to startling new research sugge...

Altitude Sickness Costs Colorado Ski Industry Up To $200 Million Annually: Report

5280 | Lindsey B. Koehler and Natasha Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

If your most vivid memory from your last getaway to a Colorado ski resort is downing Tylenol and curling up, fetal position-style, in your slope-side ...