The big chill by dirttime is a quick guide on hypothermia and how to treat it.  Their article covers:

  • How You Lose Heat to the Environment using examples of radiation, conduction, convection and evaporation.
  • How your body regulates core temperature by vasoconstriction and vasodilatation(the constriction and dilatation of the blood vessels), sweating, and shivering.
  • Signs and Symptoms of Hypothermia by describing the symptons of mild, moderate and severe hypothermia.
  • How to determine if someone is suffering from hypothermia
  • How to Treat Hypothermia


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March 18th, 2013 | Category: Cold Weather Camping, Snow Hiking, Winter Camping, Winter Camping Skills

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