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    Jessy A

    For hiking enthusiasts, winter is a season not to be missed. Hiking in winter is full of charm but it is also accompanied by danger. To enjoy the beauty of this season, you must abide by the laws of nature. How to hike more safely in winter? A winter hiking strategy, allowing you to hike more safely and scientifically.

    Hiking equipment

    The power of nature is unfathomable, and outdoor equipment must be well prepared. Facing the white snow, you must have complete hardware to dare to challenge the severe cold.

    Clothing: Apart from waterproof and windproof clothing, Sports thermal underwear, the main function is to keep warm. It is very easy to sweat when hiking outdoors, especially in winter. If the sweat that flows out of oneself cannot be dissipated in time, it is easy to catch a cold and get sick. A suitable thermal underwear will bring you a comfortable and healthy hiking life.

    Hat: More than 30% of the body’s heat is lost from the head and neck, so it is necessary to wear a hat;

    Gloves: choose fleece gloves that are warm, windproof, waterproof, and wear-resistant;

    Sunglasses: After snowing in winter, the sun is shining, and it is very easy to be snow blind. Wearing sunglasses can prevent snow blindness;

    Trekking poles: Trekking poles are necessary for hiking in snow because some road sections are unpredictable in depth and easy to slip;

    Hiking shoes: When hiking in winter, the waterproof and breathable performance of hiking shoes is particularly high. Generally, waterproof and breathable materials are used to ensure that the soles of the feet are not wet or damp;

    Campons: Used to stand firm on slippery ice or snow;

    Sleeping bags: There are mainly three types of short-stem fleece, long-stem fleece and flying silk. The warming effect is short-stem fluff>long-stem fluff>flying silk, and the price is proportional to the warmth-keeping effect;

    Moisture-proof pad: moisture-proof and temperature-insulated to ensure that the temperature will not be lost;

    Stove: burner head, gas tank, pot set;

    Communication equipment: mobile phone, survival whistle;

    Other accessories: flashlight, mobile power supply, compass, spare socks, insoles,flints, knives, rain gear, etc.

    Choose your campsite carefully

    In the freezing season, every wind is so strong, and every snow is exciting. After arriving at the camp, no matter how cold it is, you have to lie down on the ice and drill holes as soon as possible, and set up camp as soon as possible.

    The cold wind is biting, so you must choose a sheltered place for camping, and try to face the sun to the east, so that when the sun rises the next day, it can directly shine. Pay attention to your surroundings. In addition to the usual dangers, you should also pay attention to the possibility of avalanches nearby, or whether the snow on the trees will be blown off by strong winds. Flat ground and bushes are better camping grounds.

    Before setting up camp, step on a firm, flat surface so that you don’t get stuck in the soft snow when you climb into your tent. The tent should be fixed with snow nails, and the backpack can also be placed at the mouth of the tent to block the wind, so that it is foolproof.

    Warmth problem

    The most important thing to pay attention to when camping outdoors in winter is to protect yourself from the cold and keep warm. Many hikers will choose to carry some warm equipment to start hiking.

    Like the Ocoopa Union 5S rechargeable hand warmer. It can provide heat for up to 15 hours and keep hikers company throughout the day. And equipped with the 10000mAh capacity , the energy density is increased by 20%, and the weight is slightly increased, which helps hikers to keep warm and safe when hiking in this winter, and exercise more comfortably. The Ocoopa Union 5S Rechargeable Hand Warmer is a great choice for hikers this winter!

    And do not place the sleeping bag directly on the snow. The lower layer is inflated, the upper layer is foam, and two moisture-proof pads are used together. You can also lay pine branches and coats underneath to prevent the human body from melting the ice and snow and chilling. chill.

    After each use of the sleeping bag, the warm air in the bag should be released to prevent the water vapor from condensing and wetting the sleeping bag when the warm air is cold.

    Before going to bed at night, you can use the heater to raise the temperature inside the tent, put it on a safe edge, so as not to damage the tent, and you can fall asleep while maintaining a normal body temperature.

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