Hiking


Lightning Safety

Please remember: If you can hear thunder,
you are close enough to be struck by lightning!
Seek shelter immediately!

Lightning Photo Coutosey of Larry Johnson Ficker.com
Lightning photo courtesy of Larry Johnson
If Above Treeline:
If Below Treeline:
Groups

Have everyone be aware of changing weather and appoint someone to be a lightning and thunder lookout. Plan extra time to get everyone below treeline before a storm is upon you. If caught above treeline, spread out to avoid multiple victims through side flashes.

Avoid During Lightning: