Gain confidence and knowledge to make your high altitude adventures safer and more enjoyable.

Through videos, case studies and activities you will learn about:
  • Human physiology at high altitude
  • Acclimatisation
  • Route planning
  • High altitude illnesses (prevention, recognition and management)
  • Using a Portable Altitude Chamber
  • Other altitude related medical conditions
  • Optimising sleep 
  • Nutrition for high altitude
  • Preparing for travel to high altitude
  • Medical kit considerations
  • Managing emergencies

This course aims to help women optimise their health and wellbeing for mountain adventures.

The course covers these topics and their relevance to mountain activities:

  • Practicalities: toileting, menstruation and hygiene
  • The menstrual cycle
  • Contraception and menstrual suppression 
  • Altitude physiology & Illness: differences between men & women
  • Nutrition
  • Breast health
  • Pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Women specific equipment
  • Other women specific medical problems

Student Discount

I offer students 50% discount for my courses – email me ( from your school or university email address to get a discount code.                                              

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