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What are the dangers of hiking?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Mar 01, 2020

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E.Evelyn

E.Evelyn

Answered Feb 13, 2020

Most times, hiking is not always safe. You might get yourself into serious problems, most especially if you are hiking to places with dangerous pathways and landscapes. Also, if you are hiking without any knowledge about where you are going to, it can be very dangerous. First, you can easily get dehydrated, and the implication of this to your body can be very serious. Second, when people go for a hike, they pass through dangerous pathways that make them vulnerable to dangerous animals like snakes.

You can easily be bitten by a snake and other harmful animals. This could lead to anything, especially if you are going all alone, or you actually forgot to go with anything that can reduce the pain before getting proper treatment. Another dangerous thing about hiking is that you might get lost in the process. A lot of things can ensure this. Some places don't have a good internet connection, and this will make it very difficult for someone depending on his/her phone for direction.

 

I.Isabella

I.Isabella

Answered Feb 07, 2020

Hiking is a pastime that is peaceful and can help one stay fit. A hiker has the privilege of seeing the many beautiful elements of nature. With any beauty comes the risk of danger, and hiking is no difference. There are many dangers to hiking that can occur if a hiker does not pack properly or take care of themselves.

One of the dangers of hiking is that a hiker can become dehydrated. This can occur if a person does not bring enough water or is unable to find water during the hike. Another danger of hiking is insect stings, especially when hiking during the summertime. This can be prevented by using bug spray.

 

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