- Do not tackle what is beyond your training and
experience. Ensure that your equipment is in good condition.
- Don't go into the mountains alone unless you have
- Don't make loud voices and use radios as these
- Do not throw stones and dislodge boulders.
- Do not pollute water.
- Do not remove the plants, flowers and trees or
- Don't disturb wildlife.
- Do not wear climbing boots that leak or are tight.
- Do not permit your socks to wrinkle under your feet
inside the boots.
- Do not neglect minor injuries like cuts, blisters
and ulcers as they predispose to frostbite.
- Do not sleep with your boots on.
- Do not touch cold metal. Touching cold metal with
bare hands peels off a thin layer of skin, especially when the hands are
- Do not carry too heavy a load. Do not over-exert.
Fatigue predisposes to effects of cold.
- Do not neglect eating or taking enough fluids. At
great heights food appears dull and the appetite is poor.
- Do not have alcohol at heights.
- Do not forget to carry your survival pack.
- Do not leave behind your first aid kit.
- Do not disturb mountain ecology and nature's
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