High on the Mountain Top
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada.
Interest: general mountaineering/ hiking/ backpacking/ skiing/ kayaking
Both spiced foods and alcohol open up your capillaries and put more blood to your skin and extremities, giving you that warm glow feeling. In reality, it's moving your core heat outward and you are cooling down. Wake up shivering later, better to eat a chunk of chocolate.