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The best way to stay warm and keep blood circulating toward your extremities is to windmill your limbs. The centrifugal force drives blood to the tips of your fingers and toes. The best way to prevent frostbite is to stay dry, hydrate, and stop and fix any equipment that is too tight. In the backcountry, if you notice any extremity has fallen victim to frostbite, try rewarming it for 20 to 40 minutes in water that is about 100 degrees. replica Omega 3570.50 Men's Watch Thawed tissue should NEVER be allowed to refreezethink of it like a nice cut of beef. Ideally, any thawed tissue should not be used, like walking on a thawed foot. If theres any chance that the body part could refreeze, dont rewarm it until youre in a safer environment.Melanie Lidman
The wind that was forecast to have dropped still screamed and to be quite honest, after 12 hours of climbing I was completely wasted and happy not to hear any discussion about a summit push that night. However, I know the Super Swede would have gone for it if any of our crew had suggested it. As it were, our window never really materialized and with snow, wind and limited viz forecast for the next few days Frippe had to settle for an epic ski descent of close to 3000 meters (9842 ft). Darn the luck. We’re back in BC now sitting out replica cartier Pasha de Cartier Chronograph watches bad weather days that have kept us from charging batteries and updating the blog. On his way down Frippe found that the wind and snow had changed conditions dramatically since his last descent from C3 less than two weeks ago.