PEO 285 Week 7 Notes - Google Docs.pdf - Week 7 ● Cougars ○...

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Week 7CougarsLess common than bears, tracks are rare sightIf a cougar is encountered, and is 50 yards or more away, usually not going toattackDon't look directly at cougat\rIt may follow for a few minutes, but usually just curiousIf cougar is closer than 50 yds, staring intensely, or hiding if to contemplate anattack, yell, raise hands to look bigger dont crouch, and stare at cougar tointimidate itIf attacked, leave pack on to protect the head and the back of the neck and fightwith any available weaponsDon’t play deadAltitude injuriesAir gets colder and thinner with altitude gainPercentage of oxygen remains the same regardless of altitude 21%The o2 molecules spread further apart, less oxygen per breathCan be impacted starting at 8000 ft, most people 10,000 ftWhat causesReduced availability of o2 at high altitudeGoing too high too quicklyAltitude illnessAMS-acute mountain sickness-common, but serves as bellwetherMellase-running out of energy

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