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Xuan Ming Ng

Ming is a three-time NOLS Expedition graduate and Wilderness First Responder from Singapore. She spent several months in Norway and enrolled to take her fourth NOLS course in 2017.

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A Night in Norway: Why I’m Thankful for My NOLS Wilderness Medicine Field Guide

By Xuan Ming Ng on 11/2/16 11:25 AM

I've just exited the mountains: 12 days with rain and wind and existing trails turned into rivers. Any unmarked terrain had turned into swampy, waterlogged areas; boulder fields had turned into a Russian roulette for injuries; and the higher alpine areas were completely in fog. It was difficult to climb higher without losing orientation and visibility.

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Topics: Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness Medicine, hypothermia