If you fall during a river crossing, don’t bring your friends down with you


If someone in your group shows signs of hypothermia — for example, shivering, loss of motor function, disorientation, slurred speech, pale skin and so on — know what you need to do to help them recover. Among the steps you can take: Get them in several layers of dry clothes, keep them hydrated and fueled, increase physical activity, wrap them in an emergency blanket or sleeping bag and build a fire for warmth.

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