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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    On a hiking trip a couple of weeks ago I experienced some of the first signs of heat exhaustion, which were dry skin, rapid heartbeat, fatigue and muscle cramps. This was the same trip where I found the abandoned hunting camp. I knew that I was getting too hot, daytime highs were near 100...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've seen chatter going on about some survival show where the girl gets heat stroke or exhaustion, not sure, I didn't watch it or get to examine. Anyways, here's another write up from my WFR notes on preventing and treating heat exhaustion and heat stroke. This is for informational purposes...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hello everyone I decided to remind everyone to be careful on their hiking trips this summer. This past Friday I went on a day hike on a trail that I had been on before but still about got myself into trouble For the first 2 hours things were fine but the last hour I started showing signs of heat...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Summer time is almost here, and so is the summer heat. It wont be long and the 90s and 100 degrees will be the norm, so lets take some time to review. Pace yourself - You should know your own physical conditioning, your not superman, so dont act like it. If you rush up a hill, get overheated...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are serious conditions that should not be taken lightly. When you or a member of your party starts showing signs of being over heated, take action at once. The solution is to get the person cooled off, but when its 100 degrees in the shade, and 105 - 110 in...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Heat exhaustion and heat stroke - how do you deal with them while on the trial? The answer of course is to get the person cooled off, but when its 100 degrees in the shade, and 105 - 110 in direct sunlight, what do you do? Where I go hiking and camping there are steams every so often. So we...
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