You and a few friends are hiking along a windblown ridge looking for a place to drop into a beautiful untracked bowl. The temperature is -5º F with a light wind in your face; your skis are on your back. Turning around after telling a funny story, you notice white spots on Ann's face.
What is Ann's current problem, what should you do about it, and how could you have prevented it? Click here to find out.
Don't know where to begin or what to do? Take one of our wilderness medicine courses. Guides and expedition leaders should consider taking our Wilderness First Responder course.
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