Mountain Weather Forecasts
It is very important to know the weather conditions during the hike, because it affects not only how the tools of the club will be involved, but also whether it is necessary to set up a camp at all, because you can harm yourself. Therefore, it is worth conducting conversations and tests in clubs, in which test takers for hire
will help you in order to convey information to club members about how unfavorable conditions can harm.
Winter Avalanche Risk Forecasts
During the winter months the Scottish Avalanche Information Service
provide avalanche forecasts in five mountain areas. They also take photos of the current conditions and upload them to their blogs:
Another way to assess the current conditions is to take a look at live images from the various mountain webcams. The WinterHighland website maintains a good weather page with links to these. The site also has user-uploaded winter climbing and ski mountaineering reports and photos.
SEPA provide a website showing river levels which can give an idea of how easy/difficult stream and river crossings will be:
Summer Midge Forecast
During the summer at the height of the midge season the following website provides a forecast of midge levels around Scotland:
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