All hikers, campers and other outdoors lovers are vulnerable to an unexpected event. And if the worst did happen, you’d want to know that an emergency team could find you quickly. However, a cell phone won’t always give you a clear reception, and other navigation tools might not meet your needs, so what is the answer? A locator beacon could be ideal.
Anyone who has ever experienced the discomfort of chilblains will be keen to avoid a repeat of them. Chilblains may be felt as an intense itching or burning sensation, and while they are usually quick to heal, there can be complications such as blistering or infection. With that in mind, here’s some tips to lower your risk of chilblains when you’re out winter camping.
Think of landmarks in Washington State and iconic buildings like the White House are most likely the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are countless other popular destinations that the tourist can flock to when vacationing there. Destinations like the National Parks and the remarkable seaports, which are steeped in history are among some of the favored spots.
Tourism is essential to businesses in Washington State, boosting the economy by billions of dollars every year. And recent research shows that visitor numbers are on the rise. It’s also got a reputation as one of the wealthiest states, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need a lot of money to have a good time there: you’ll find plenty of activities you can participate in for free. Here’s just some of the things you can do in Washington State without needing to pay.
Hiking is something that can be enjoyed all year round. However, a different approach is needed for the colder months. While you shouldn't let the winter put you off from getting outside, remember there are some extra steps needed to guard against the cold. Follow these tips for safer hiking this winter. Go Prepared There’s little point being unprepared at the best of times, but in the winter months some further groundwork is vital; as well as all the usual details, you need to think about the potential for an emergency, like getting stranded in the cold, or an abrupt change in the weather. A phone, some spare cash and a credit card in case you need to pay for...