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How To… Avoid Getting Sick When You Travel

Being an adventurous traveler is a good thing, but having health issues during your journey is not the way anyone … Read more

How To… Identify and Treat Altitude Sickness

You don’t have to be climbing the south face of Annapurna to encounter altitude sickness. Anyone who is hiking, trekking … Read more

How To… Use Insect Repellents

Biting insects can mar an otherwise perfect day outdoors, and they have the potential to transmit serious diseases. A little … Read more

How To… Address Hydration Basics

The adult human body is about 60 percent water, and even light exercise can deplete that percentage, leaving you feeling … Read more

How To… Choose a Hydration Pack

Hydration packs are designed principally to transport water and make drinking convenient and efficient. In fact, with most hydration packs, … Read more

How To… Prevent and Care For Blisters

The first blister probably occurred shortly after the first humans strapped something on their feet to protect them from primeval … Read more

How To… Clean a Hydration Bladder

You might be thinking, “how does something we fill with clean water ever need cleaning?” But bacteria and mould are … Read more

How To… Care For Water Bottles and Reservoirs

Over time, reusable plastic water bottles occasionally develop unpleasant odours and/or tastes. This typically occurs when bottles are stored incorrectly … Read more

How To… Use Sunscreen

To get the most from your sunscreen, follow the label instructions. When to apply: 15 minutes before sun exposure begins. “That … Read more

How To… Deal with Bee and Wasp Stings

Bee and wasp stings: both have stings that can be seriously painful. Honey bees leave stingers in people, while other … Read more