Getting lost in the woods can be a terrifying situation. Even when it happens briefly you can get a serious adrenaline dump from going off trail and realizing you have lost your way back. For most people they wander a bit and find their way back home. Many people get lost each year. The good news is most do so in the best temperatures. Spring and Summer hiking are far different than being lost in the late Fall and Winter. Getting lost for just hours can be the difference between life and death.
One of the worst parts about braving the cold is frost bite. Are your prepared to deal with frost bite? This article offers up some great information about battling that nasty and troublesome affect of the icy winds and cold temperatures.