Lightning claims between 40 and 50 lives in the U.S. every year. Know how to protect yourself from strikes in the backcountry. When I began hiking Colorado's...
Meteorologist Joel Gratz is the founder of OpenSummit. OpenSummit provides hourly weather forecasts for hikers of Colorado’s highest mountains, including the chance of lightning, chance of precipitation, summit temperatures, and summit wind speeds. The app also shows trail conditions by presenting recent photos taken near each mountain.
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