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5 Survival Blankets To Keep You Warm Even In The Most Frigid Temps
If you are in a survival situation in a freezing cold environment, your first priority should be to make yourself warm. Hypothermia can kill you faster than thirst or hunger. You need to insulate your body heat and cover your extremities.
To keep yourself warm, you can make a fire, dig a cave in the snow or wear layered warm clothes. Eating will also help keep you warm, since it triggers metabolism. Another way to keep yourself warm during the freezing winters in the wilderness is to use blankets.
These come in handy when you are not able to make fire. If you are able to make a fire, even then using a blanket will give you some extra warmth. We will share with you an article, which discusses 5 different types of blankets in detail.
The first type is a cotton blanket. These blankets are very durable and long lasting, but they can shrink pretty easily if they get wet. Emergency blankets on the other hand are very cheap, take very small space, but they are not durable. They can be used only once or twice. They tear up pretty easily.