Pleased to hear that all turned out well for you and George Michael, lessons learnt eh.Went out one day myself, with a good friend. Not far. Hampstead heath. Nice day. Very warm. Bit of a rush. Didn't take anything more than a jumper around my waist.
Got cold quickly when the sun went down. Not far from home. False sense of security. Certain things that we had imbibed also skewed our sense of perception. Then it was too late. We stopped shivering. The sense of being freezing cold passed. Started to feel warm. Started to take off the clothes we had on. Classic Hypothermia. If I had a choice between burning to death or freezing to death, I know which I would take.
Fortunately we knew what was happening. We came down from Hampstead heath to some pub and we went inside and drunk some warm drinks.
It's surprising how quick this can all come about. I have no doubt we were only a few hours from death, and all on a warm sunny day, that just turned...
Wrap up warm. Know that you are only meat and flesh and are at the whim of your immediate environment.
Climbing mountains? Well...