Alpine Gear

If you are planning any high altitude walks, or specifically alpine climbing there are a few other variables to think about beyond the usual bushwalking you have done to date.
AltitudePlanning for altitude.
For Acute Mountain Sickness refer to the Blue Steel Dash paper on the subject found h e r e
EquipmentSome of what you use for your rugged bushwalking escapades will suffice for your alpine work but depending on how serious you are, and the peaks you aspire to, it is likely you will need one lot of equipment for bushwalking, another for alpine work.

Suggested: Mountain Hardwear EV 2The North Face: Mountain 25

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