An understanding of heat loss and heat gain equips the camper with the ability to keep optimally warm in all situations. If I'm at all uncomfortable temperature wise, particularly if I'm cold, I try to analyze how I'm losing or not losing heat. Am I losing heat by radiation, conduction, convection, evaporation or respiration? Learn about the means of heat loss to help stay healthy and comfortable. If you understand HOW you are too cold or too hot you can figure out HOW to regulate your body temperature to be more comfortable.
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Adapted from The Camper’s Guide to Outdoor Pursuits by Jack Drury and Eric Holmlund published in 2006 by Sagamore Publishing