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Old 06-22-2007, 04:35 PM
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Caffeine at altitude?

What is your experience with caffeine at over 10,000 feet?

I gotta have my coffee in the morning! I don’t like tea for the equivalent caffeine rush and caffeine equivalents such as Java Juice, caffeine pills or something similar doesn’t seem to offer a viable solution as I'll explain soon. For that kick-start that I "require", I know there has to be unpleasant or even dangerous physiological tradeoffs at altitude.

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Guarana

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Old 06-22-2007, 06:31 PM
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Coffee with Altitude

Have spent time above 10,000 feet.
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Old 06-23-2007, 06:47 AM
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Ok, I found my notes on the other countering substance that I mentioned earlier.

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Old 06-27-2007, 10:48 AM
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my favorite places to hike and camp are above 10,000- love my morning coffee just the way it is than NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I usually taper off my caffeine consumption before any trip, more so for high-altitude trips. I sti NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Another option for getting your caffeine fix are gels. Gu makes a double espresso gel that has twice NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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