Stay cool during your hikes with a body cooling system
Are you someone who enjoys hiking? While you’re out on the trail enjoying the scenery and getting exercise, it’s important for you to stay safe. A part of staying safe while hiking that’s often ignored is keeping yourself cool.
Here are some tips for hiking safely.
Be prepared for your trip
Preparation is key.
Pack everything you need for your trip, including water, food, sunscreen and your navigation tools, and a first aid kit. Also, ensure that you have a way to contact someone in the case of an emergency. If possible, tell someone where you’ll be going and when you’ll be expected back.
Check emergency contacts and routes
When you’re going hiking you need to research the trail you’ll be taking. Ask questions like:
- How difficult is the trail?
- What’s the terrain like?
- How long will it take me to complete the trail?
- Am I fit enough to complete the trail?
- What’s the weather like?
Your emergency contacts should be persons you can easily reach who are guaranteed to be able to reach you. You should have multiple emergency contacts and confirm their availability. before you start your hike.
Use a body cooling system and stay hydrated
Heat strokes are extremely dangerous. So is dehydration. It’s crucial that you stay hydrated and regulate your body temperature. Investing in an insulated water bottle will ensure that you have a source of cool water for the duration of your trip.
A body cooling system will prevent you from overheating. There are a lot of different types of cooling vests, so you can easily find one that suits your needs based on the duration of your trips and how hot your area is.
If you’re looking for high quality cooling vests, Compcooler should be your first choice. We have a wide range of premium quality vests for you to choose from. Explore our catalog to find the vest that’s right for you!