What if you get hurt while out hiking

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What if you get hurt while out hiking

It's always a concern about safety while out hiking and equally important you are prepared with a few first aid essentials.

Dixie has put out her latest video on the topic.

 

00:34 Foot Care
00:42 Properly Sizing Footwear
02:36 Keep Your Feet Clean and Dry
03:53 Blister Prevention
04:19 Treatment
06:05 Plantar Fasciitis
07:35 Chaffing
08:53 Sprains
10:20 Cuts and Scrapes
11:41 Poisonous Plants
12:37 Hypothermia
14:01 SNAKES
16:46 List of First Aid Gear to Consider Bringing:

List of first aid gear

Triple Antibiotic Ointment (Neosporin)
Antihistamine (Benadryl)
Ibuprofen
Anti Diarrheal (Imodium)
Blister Treatment (Moleskin/ Leuko Tape)
Gauze Bandages
Butterfly Strips
Super Glue/ Marathon Skin Protectant
Antiseptic Towelettes or Baby Wipes
Hand Sanitizer
Tweezers
Knife or Multitool
Needle or Safety Pin
Bandana
Emergency Blanket
Emergency Beacon (Spot Device, InReach, etc.)


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