|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – March 2008
6 Easy ways to kill the chill
1: Take a bottle to bed. Fill a leakproof bottle with hot water–it's like having an electric blanket. The Laken Iso 70 Thermos stays warm for hours.
2: Tank up. Your body needs fuel to produce heat. Eat a high-calorie dinner–or a snack before bed–to prep for cold nights.
3: Have a nightcap. A cup of hot cocoa or herbal tea deliver an instant warmth boost.
4: Wear a night cap. A fleece or wool hat prevents heat loss.
5: Do jumping jacks. Just before bed, five minutes of calisthenics jumpstarts your engine. Cold in the night? Do crunches in your bag.
6: Go pee. A full bladder uses precious body heat. And it's uncomfortable.