Naaaah, Ill be fine.*Curb your enthusiasm theme songs begins to play*
Chris goes into THE DESERT an unforgiving and cruel place to those who are naive and unprepared. Chris was exactly that you can't just cross a Desert empty handed; this exact carelessness almost gets him killed due to dehydration.
Chris seems to not get the extent of the conditions in Alaska probably due to him being from a warmer part of the country knowing this he should've aimed towards over preparing for any situation possible but nope exactly the opposite was done his pride made him deny all help even small things like boots to change for his extremely worn ones