How to prevent chafing while hiking – 3 Simple Tips

How to prevent chafing while hiking – 3 Simple Tips

May 10, 2021 Off By admin

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In this video you’ll learn how to prevent chafing while hiking and backpacking. Here are the 3 key tips:

Tip #1: Avoid Wearing Cotton
Cotton retains moisture and will contribute to chafing.

Tip #2: Wear Seamless Clothing & Leggings or Compression Shorts
These will be particularly helpful if you are prone to inner-thigh chafing.

Tip #3: Use Ointment Or Powder To Keep Your Skin Dry
There are a number of powders, oils and ointments you can use to keep your skin dry, reduce friction, and prevent chafing in problem areas.