How to avoid sunburn on a trek

Sunburns can be nasty! They can get itchy, flaky and can even develop into blisters. It is important to protect yourself from the sun. At high altitude, UV Rays are extra harmful and you need extra protection. All you need to do is use sunscreen effectively and also wear the right clothes and accessories! Watch this video, where Swathi gives you some quick tips on how to avoid sunburn.

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Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy heads the digital content team at Indiahikes. She is also the face behind India's popular trekking video channel, Trek With Swathi. Unknown to many, Swathi also writes a weekly column at Indiahikes which has more than 100,000 followers. A TEDx speaker and a frequent guest at other events, Swathi is a much sought after resource for her expertise in digital content. Before joining Indiahikes, Swathi worked as a reporter and sub-editor at a daily newspaper. She holds a Masters in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates the mind more than anything else. Through trekking, Swathi hopes to bring about a profound impact in a person's mind, body and spirit. Read Swathi's columns. Watch Swathi's videos.