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Manmohan Singh

Everybody cherishes snow and that’s why he is home to Himalayas, trekking in India and trekking in Nepal has become increasingly popular in the last few years. Many professional or amateur trekkers visit the Himalayas at least once and experience their fascinating beauty.

One can easily trek in the Himalayas after training physically as well as mentally and by gaining experience. But the crucial aspect that people forget is to maintain body temperature, especially when you are trekking in the Himalayas. Annapurna Base Camp May Fall to Minus 20 Degrees at Night in February. One needs a robust technique to survive in such weather.

So, if you are planning for  trekking in Nepal  or  trekking in India  or any of its trekking routes here are a few ways that can help you balance body temperature:

  1. The emphasis of layering:  Yes, layering is the key to survive and maintain body temperature in the Himalayas. Make sure you have at least 4 layers to keep you warm which may include thermals, woolen sweaters, fleece jacket, and a hollow fill jacket. Don’t forget to layer your lower body as well with tights and trek pants. Some other essentials during the trek are balaclava, sunglasses, sun cap, water-resistant gloves, woolen socks. Keep a check on the fabric’s quality while layering up.
  2. Refrain from sweating:  Chill wind will freeze you. Therefore, the best way to balance body temperature is to refrain from sweating. Keep on adding or removing layers while trekking as it helps in managing the body temperature. Wearing and windproof shell is another solution for the same as it reduces the rate of perspiration.
  3. Maintaining hydration and energy:  Although you are trekking in the cold region, which can suppress your thirst, drink at least 3-4 liters of liquid each day. If you fail to hydrate, your body may suffer from hypothermia. Carry tea bags or coffee bags to prepare warm beverages during the trek. Warm beverages are easy to take and hence, don’t let the body dehydrate. Also, keeping the energy levels high is equally important. Therefore, keep eating at small intervals which will help your body generate heat.
  4. Insulate your sleeping bag : The sleeping bag is your sleeping bag. Therefore, it is suggested that you insulate your sleeping bag, especially for the night. In order to keep yourself warm, you can either fill the empty spaces with clothes or use a liner. Using good quality liner that gives warmth of 8 degrees Celsius to your sleeping bag
  5. Don’t hold the urge to urinate:  Whether it is 2 am to 2 pm don’t hold the urge to urinate. Your body fails to generate body heat as the energy is lost in the urine warm. For body heat, your body needs energy and that can be done if you do yourself when nature calls.
  6. Hot water bottles: The  hot water bottles are hot water bottles. They are one of the best ways to keep you warm when  trekking in Annapurna base camp . Moreover, you can use this water to hydrate yourself in the middle of the night or during the dawn.

Follow these tips to keep yourself away from the freezing temperature and keep the body moving.

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