Top 5 highest ski lifts in Europe

Top 5 highest ski lifts in Europe By on Feb 24, 2022 in Europe, France, Italy, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Switzerland, Western Europe

Zermatt is the highest resort in Europe and its highest lift station tops out at just under 4,000 metres. At this height some people can suffer from altitude sickness. Altitude sickness typically occurs only above 2,500 metres, So clearly 4,000 metres is well above the comfort zone.

You can get altitude sickness if you travel to a high altitude too quickly. Breathing becomes difficult because you’re not able to take in as much oxygen. Altitude sickness can become a medical emergency if ignored. Your age, sex or physical fitness do not affect your likelihood of getting altitude sickness. Symptoms of altitude sickness usually develop between 6 and 24 hours after reaching altitudes more than 2,500m above sea level. Symptoms are similar to those of a

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