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RE: [John Muir Trail] Re: Don't avoid caffeine on the trial

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  • Joe MacLeish
    does he hike slow and want to do a piece of the SHR next year? From: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com [mailto:johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
    Message 1 of 14 , Jul 28, 2013

      does he hike slow and want to do a piece of the SHR next year?

       

      From: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com [mailto:johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of mjboucher2
      Sent: Sunday, July 28, 2013 7:39 PM
      To: johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [John Muir Trail] Re: Don't avoid caffeine on the trial

       

       

      Does your hiking partner charge $2.00 for a medium size like Peet's? :)

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, "Sierracanon" <dlink_95670@...> wrote:
      >
      > My backpacking partner hauls coffee beans, a hand grinder, and aero press on all backcountry trips. We have fresh ground every morning. Life is good.
      >

    • clairehiker
      That confirms my instinct to enjoy my afternoon coffee break on the trail. Claire
      Message 2 of 14 , Aug 8, 2013
        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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