Updated: November 10, 2022

Mountain IQ's resources section includes detailed guides to acclimatisation and altitude sickness, trekking insurance and hiking gear lists!

Below are links to some of the most popular resources on MountainIQ.

Altitude Sickness


Read our detailed guide to acclimatisation and altitude sickness.

Make sure you understand what symptoms to look out for and the best practice ways you can mitigate the risk of Altitude Sickness.

Adventure Travel Insurance


In our trekking insurance guide we set out the main insurance considerations when trekking and climbing at altitude.

We also provide carefully chosen recommendations for your insurance coverage.

Packing Lists

appalachian trail gear list

Making sure you have the right gear is critical to a successful expedition. 

Below we highlight some of our our most popular packing lists. Whether you're planning your gear for the Appalachian thru-hike or putting together a backpacking checklist for a 2-week expedition to Nepal, we have you covered.

About the author 

Mark Whitman

Mark has trekked extensively in Asia, Europe, South America and Africa. He founded Mountain IQ in 2014 with the sole aim to be the best online information portal to some of the most popular mountain destinations around the world. When not writing for Mountain IQ, Mark is out exploring the outdoors with his wife!

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