What is Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)?

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is something every high altitude trekker needs to be aware of. At Indiahikes, we have seen a lot of trekkers come and go, get affected by AMS and recover. So there’s no better person than the founder of Indiahikes, Arjun Majumdar, to talk about the topic! He’ll answer all your questions and bust several myths about this altitude sickness.

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Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy is the Chief Editor at Indiahikes. She heads the content team and runs a video series called Trek With Swathi. Before joining Indiahikes, she worked as a reporter and sub-editor at Deccan Chronicle. She holds a Masters in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications such as Deccan Herald. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates that mind like nothing else can. Through her work at Indiahikes, she hopes to let more people experience this sense of liberation, by spreading information about trekking and by instilling the right spirit of trekking in them.Read Swathi's other articles. Watch Swathi's video series here.

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