Hydration and Water Treatment

A Close Call with Heat Exhaustion

Heat Exhaustion

I didn’t put two and two together when I was experiencing the symptoms of heat exhaustion during a high exertion hike last week, but after a friend pointed it out to me, I realized that I’d had a close call. While I’d taken precautions against the sunlight and heat such as …

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Backcountry Water Sources

When you’re out on a long day hike or a backpacking trip, you will eventually run out of water and need to resupply. When that happens, it helps to understand what’s a good water source and what’s an iffy one. Water Sources to Avoid Here are some general rules of …

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