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Supplemental Oxygen and Mountaineering Deaths

By Xavier Eguskitza, Raymond B Huey

American Alpine Journal, 2000

Abstract

Objective: To examine whether supplemental oxygen enhances mountaineering safety when climbing Everest or K2.

Setting: Climbing expeditions to Mount Everest and K2, 1922-1999.

The study may be accessed at Everest-K2-AAJ2000 [1.5mb Pdf]

Reference: Eguskitza, X., Huey, R.B. Supplemental Oxygen and Mountaineering Deaths. American Alpine Journal 74:135-138 (2000)