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Walking in the heat

Walking in the heat


Postby gingerwoods » Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:20 pm

Hi,
Just wondering if you think it will be too hot to do a walk tomorrow? I was thinking of a couple of Munros near fort William with my 16yo son and his pal.

Any advice welcomed, it’s not an issue I’ve faced before!

Thanks
Colin.
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Re: Walking in the heat

Postby Skyelines » Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:40 pm

Here's the forecast for top of Ben Nevis for Sunday https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/forecast/gfh7n5qpt#?date=2020-08-09

You can get summit specific forecasts herehttps://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/specialist-forecasts/mountain/southwest-highlands#?date=2020-08-09

Doesn't look like you will be too warm at the top of the hills.

Take plenty of drink and use sunscreen.
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Re: Walking in the heat

Postby denfinella » Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:07 pm

I don't think it's particular warm in Scotland this weekend. Just a nice summer's day.

Suncream, sunhat, sunglasses, light coloured clothing and plenty of water.
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Re: Walking in the heat

Postby gingerwoods » Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:11 pm

Thanks, I’ll show this to the sixteen year olds who are trying to persuade me to postpone.

Cheers
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Re: Walking in the heat

Postby denfinella » Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:51 pm

gingerwoods wrote:Thanks, I’ll show this to the sixteen year olds who are trying to persuade me to postpone.

Cheers


Are you sure they're not just trying to get out of doing a walk? :lol:
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Re: Walking in the heat

Postby gingerwoods » Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:03 pm

That’s exactly what they are doing! They’ll be fine once they are out there 8)
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