Alcohol makes you COLDER...dilating the blood vessels in the skin, which brings your body heat closer to the outer parts of your body, nearer to the cold robbing world around you...
Originally Posted by unclefrank
Alcohol dehydrates you...and if you drink enough will cause you to get up in the night.....releasing that cocoon of warmth from your layered warming system.... and your pard, who may get PO'd at you for getting up and getting him/her/it cold.
Never give Alcohol during first aid for hypothermia.
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