High Altitude... It's No Joke

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Kirkwood has a base altitude is 7,800 feet which can have an effect on your health if you don't prepare correctly. High altitude begins at 5,000 feet which means lower oxygen levels and the potential to catch altitude sickness. Sun damage may also occur at high altitudes because there is less of earth's atmosphere to block the sunlight. Luckily, there are several ways to thrive at altitude.