Wind Chill & Evaporative Heat Loss & First Aid on the Hills

Wind Chill or the ‘Feels Like’ Temperature can have a dramatic effect on any venture, this article explains in depth how to interpret the figures and includes a handy print out and keep guide to calculating the feels like temperature from the ambient conditions.

Even on low level walks clothing choices, minor injuries and poor weather can quickly escalate into life threatening emergencies, learn what you can do to prepare yourself to reduce the risks of injury, illness and prevent hypothermia.

The article includes practical advice on risk assessing your trip, guidance on what type of items to carry in your personal first aid kit and an overview of what to do when confronted with an emergency situation in the field.

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Snugpak® is a true, pioneering British company, starting out as an original cottage industry in the 1970s, and developing into a worldwide brand. Based for over thirty years in the Yorkshire countryside, Snugpak’s success has endured through passing skills down through generations, while taking on the best that technology has to offer.

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