Being an outdoor enthusiast comes with a price. Abrasions, burns, insect stings and bites or other injuries happen quickly and they can be very distracting at the wrong moment.
If you see an aloe growing, soothing is close in reach. Just cut one of the thick leaves, squeeze it gently at the cut and apply the goo directly on the skin. The cooling effect sets in immediately, it dries to a slightly sticky thin layer and the pain goes away.