WEATHER . Increased risk of hypothermia Makes footing very unstable increasing risks of falls; be aware of cliff edges & steep terrain in these conditions. After heavy rain, creeks and rivers may flood blocking your route. What should you do if this happens to you?. Rain. Lightning.
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A threat we must take seriously
A risk that you must take very seriously, your life could depend on taking the right action!
If you are in the open you may become the high point that gets struck
Do not huddle under tree as lightning may strike high point
Insulate yourself from the ground using your boots, pack, and rubber mat
Don’t be under the tree, but not right out in the open. ½ height from tree.