RE: [John Muir Trail] Re: Don't avoid caffeine on the trial
does he hike slow and want to do a piece of the SHR next year?
Does your hiking partner charge $2.00 for a medium size like Peet's? :)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "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.
- That confirms my instinct to enjoy my afternoon coffee break on the trail.
--- In email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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