I walked slowly from Lukla to Namche Bazaar, and I still got altitude illness. What should I do differently on my next trip to altitude ?

It is not the speed of your walking, but the amount that you raise your sleeping alftitude that counts. Sleep at Lukla the first night and at Jorsale the next before ascending to Namche. Do not carry a loaded pack the next time to limit exertion, as those who exercise at a more rapid rate may be more inclined to get AMS and HAPE.

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