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Summit Camp

 Mountaineering

 
 

 Altitude 101

 
Terrain, weather, and a limited window to finish your climb all challenge you to complete your assault.  There is also an invisible enemy as you climb, thin air.  Learn all about how altitude can effect you.  Read about it NOW! 


 Lightning Safety

 
At any given moment there are 2,000 thunderstorms rumbling above our planet.  The risk of being exposed to dangerous lightning increases with altitude.  Your not helpless in a storm and taking the right steps can make the difference between getting soaked and getting zapped.  Learn about the facts and fantasy about lightning in our guide to lightning safety.  Read about it NOW! 
 


 Avalanche Safety Guide

 
There are many benefits to hitting the great outdoors during the winter; less people, no insects, the serene silence of a snow-covered forest, endless visibility in crystal clear air, but there is a hidden danger that lurks just below your feet...  Read more NOW! 


 Frostbite Guide

 
As the temperature falls below ten degrees the threat of frostbite to exposed skin becomes very real.  When the temperature or combined wind chill falls below -65 F. exposed flesh can freeze in just 30 seconds!  Learn how to prevent and treat frostbite in our cold weather injury guide.  Read about it NOW! 


 Hypothermia Survival Guide

 
Climbing into altitude brings a number of challenges.  Elevation, terrain, and thin air all battle you, but the silent killer can be hypothermia.  Learn how to avoid and treat hypothermia.  Read about it NOW!