TO YOUR HEALTH: TIPS FOR LIVING AT HIGH ALTITUDE

At Telluride’s altitude, close to 9,000 feet, there is 30 percent less available oxygen in the air than at sea level. How you or your guests react to the shortfall depends upon many factors, including genetics.

The Institute for Altitude Medicine in Telluride is dedicated to wellness at altitude for the traveler, adventurer, and full time residents.

Check out the video in which Dr. Peter Hackett, executive director of the Institute for Altitude Medicine, shares three tips for staying healthy on high.

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  1. […] how medications work. You may also want to consult with a doctor who works at high altitudes. Here, Dr. Peter Hackett of the Institute for Altitude Medicine in Telluride gives recommendations and invites people to call the institute for individualized […]