Survival is growing in popularity. It is a unique adventure during which you can gain valuable knowledge about how to survive in the most difficult conditions. Are you ready for a solid dose of knowledge?
You are lounging on your favourite sofa on a Saturday afternoon and suddenly you feel parched? You go to the kitchen, turn on the water tap and enjoy a cool drink to quench your thirst. But obtaining water is not always so easy
When you go on a hike in the mountains, a trek out of town, or a bike ride, you take along a supply of water. Dehydration is a dangerous condition in which the body begins to function improperly. An adult should consume a minimum of 2 liters of fluids each day. However, there are situations in which the body’s need for water increases significantly. This happens, for example, during hot weather
What should you do if you run out of water on a hike in the mountains? Can you drink from every stream along the way? What dangers are waiting for you?
This depends on where you are at the moment. Different methods of searching will be effective in flat terrain and others in the mountains. It is a good idea to be prepared for every opportunity. Then your chances of survival in an extreme situation will increase significantly.
Remember not to drink water that you are not absolutely sure is pure. Even water from a mountain river can cause diarrhea. What can be done to make the water drinkable? The easiest way is to boil it. You can get rid of impurities from the water if you boil it for at least 10 minutes. Another option is water treatment filters or special tablets that dissolve in the water. If you neglect water treatment, you will face diarrhea at best. Such an adventure can also end in serious poisoning
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