Desert Hydration | Hikers | Trail Runners

How much water do your need to carry? Too much is exhausting, not enough is dangerous. The hot dry air flowing into your lungs mimics the drying effect of clothes in a dryer, sapping your bodies water. Water supplies every cell and organ in your body with what it needs for survival and health. As you dehydrate, organs begin to be affected and eventually, in an extreme condition, shut down. Calculate your hydration needs based on temperature, altitude, incline and distance. Click image or title above for more…