It’s a beautiful Saturday morning, and I’m out of town at my parent’s house, sitting here on the deck overlooking the trees, and chugging a bottle of water to get ready for my day outdoors. There’s a little pinch of sea salt in there to help me absorb it better, I don’t love the taste but I’m willing to make sacrifices.
That got me thinking, with all these hot days, and great hiking weather, I just need to put out a friendly reminder that you too should drink some water!
Most people (and this probably includes you) won’t recognize they’re even thirsty until they’re at least 1-2% dehydrated. For most people, this means
This can happen pretty quickly, you can sweat that litre out within an hour outdoors hiking. Having lost that
Which probably doesn’t make you a great hiking buddy.