Boil your water
In a casserole, with a camp fire or with a little stove, boil enough
of water to fill your
bottle. There must not be any air the bottle, cause the air can cool
the water more rapidly. Be sure that the bottle is well closed and
that the water can’t come out.
Isolate your bottle
Without good isolation, your water bottle will cool down rapidly.
Put on some dry socks before entering your sleeping bag. Cover your
bottle with the socks worn during the day. You must think it is
weird, but your socks will dry with the warmth of the bottle.
Place your hot-water bottles at good places
Between your thighs, at your feet and under your arms are the good
places for your water bottle. The body distributes its heat in
priority to the vital organs. Place the hot-water bottles close to
the thoracic cage. When this part is hot, your feet will stay hot.
Fill in the empty spaces of your sleeping bag with the rest of your
clothes because these spaces are harder to keep warm.
A hot beverage for the night
If the cold wakes you up in the middle of the night, it means you
are in lack of energy. Transform your water in hot chocolate or add
some jell-o powder and drink. The sugar added in the beverage will
you supply energy to warm up.
sleeping bag and a good mattresses will play a primordial role to
protect yourself from the cold weather.
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