6 Simple High Altitude Travel Tips

Dial it down on your activities

There’s a reason the Denver Broncos are so dominant at home (besides the retired sheriff). The altitude makes exertion and recovery more challenging. Try opting for easier ski runs down the mountain or going for a shorter hike if it’s your first or second day here.

Wear protection

Higher elevations mean less atmosphere between you and the sun.  In the winter, the snow can reflect up to 80% of UV radiation. Be sure to wear a higher SPF sunblock and protect any exposed skin. If there’s one thing you don’t want, it’s leathery mountain skin.

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