A first aid kit is essential for any outdoor adventure, as is risk management. Run through “what if” scenarios and how you would deal with them before you depart, one expert advises. Photo: Shutterstock

The three essentials for safe adventure holidays: veterans of expeditions share tips on how to stay out of trouble

  • Paul Niel survived being flung through a rickshaw windscreen in India and turned back from summiting Everest to avoid losing fingers and toes to frostbite
  • He talks to fellow adventurers about how to prepare for trips, such as by making a checklist of essential gear and having a plan in place for all eventualities
Topic |   Travel Safety
A first aid kit is essential for any outdoor adventure, as is risk management. Run through “what if” scenarios and how you would deal with them before you depart, one expert advises. Photo: Shutterstock
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