Ojos del Salado Books and Maps

Altitude and its Effects

Travel at High Altitude, Medex, ISBN 0-901100-76-5 (free to download)
Altitude Illness: Prevention & Treatment, The Mountaineers Books, Bezruchka, ISBN 0-89886-685-5 (pocket sized guide)
Medicine for Mountaineering, The Mountaineers Books, Wilkerson et al, ISBN-10: 1594850763, ISBN-13: 978-1594850769

British Mountaineering Council (BMC) website advice
International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UIAA) website advice

Full UIAA medical resource download (3.5Mb Zipped folder, 22 Chapters)

Ojos del Salado Region Guides

The Andes - A Guide for Climbers, Biggar, Andes, ISBN-10: 0953608727, ISBN-13: 978-0953608720
The Andes - A Trekking Guide, Biggar, Andes, ISBN-10: 0953608719, ISBN-13: 978-0953608713
Trekking and Climbing in the Andes, New Holland, ISBN-10: 1845379470, ISBN-13: 978-1845379476
Chile and Easter Island, Lonely Planet, ISBN-10: 174104779X, ISBN-13: 978-1741047790
The Rough Guide to Chile, Rough Guides, ISBN-10: 1848361750, ISBN-13: 978-1848361751
Argentina, Lonely Planet, ISBN-10: 1741794641 , ISBN-13: 978-1741794649
The Rough Guide to Argentina, Rough Guides, ISBN-10: 1848365217, ISBN-13: 978-1848365216

Mountaineering in the Andes, Neate, Hyperion Books, ISBN-10: 0907649645, ISBN-13: 978-0907649649


Nevado Ojos del Salado, 1:100,000, Deutscher Alpenverein, ISBN-10: 3928777947, ISBN 13: 9783928777940

 View from Camp at Lake Juri Khota.jpg


Spectacular views in the Bolivian Andes.

Chile Information