Outdoor Activity

Hiking: Heat stroke prevention

One thing we discussed in quite some detail during our first aid session for hikers (see my post yesterday) was the prevention of heat strokes. Because once it happens, it's often too late to stop and it can be a very dangerous, life-threatening situation. It occurs when a person becomes dehydrated and their body temperature… Continue reading Hiking: Heat stroke prevention

Outdoor Activity

Hiking: First aid tips

A few days ago I took part in a Community First Aid course - partly to refresh my knowledge but also because I felt it would be good knowledge given I organise a few hikes with the Hong Kong MeetUp group. The course was organised by First Aid International and it was a standard first… Continue reading Hiking: First aid tips