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34101Re: Don't avoid caffeine on the trial

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  • clairehiker
    Aug 8 10:21 PM
      That confirms my instinct to enjoy my afternoon coffee break on the trail.
      Claire

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, "bogartmag" <sam.magaram@...> wrote:
      >
      > In addition to instant coffee, I like chocolate covered coffee beans. They provide a good boost late in the day and can substitute for coffee if you don't want to boil water.
      >
      > --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, John Ladd <johnladd@> wrote:
      > >
      > > This article very effectively debunks the idea that you should avoid
      > > caffeine at high elevations. In fact, it may well be helpful.
      > >
      > > Personally, I hate caffeine withdrawal headaches, but don't want to boil
      > > water for coffee/tea. So I bring caffeine tablets (like NoDoz) and take two
      > > every morning. Also, it gets me going.
      > >
      > > Hacket, Peter J (Institute for Altitude Medicine, Telluride, CO.) Caffeine
      > > at High Altitude: Java at Base Camp, HIGH ALTITUDE MEDICINE & BIOLOGY
      > > Volume 11, Number 1, 2010
      > >
      > > http://www.altitudemedicine.org/publications/Caffeine%20at%20High%20Altitude.pdf
      > >
      > > John Curran Ladd
      > > 1616 Castro Street
      > > San Francisco, CA 94114-3707
      > > 415-648-9279
      > >
      >
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