Dodge The bolts!
When peakbagging in July, when should you be below treeline? A) Noon B) 2 p.m. C) 4 p.m.
A: Set a hard turnaround time; 90 percent of lightning fatalities occur between June and September.
Five seconds elapse between the flash of lightning and the sound of thunder. How far off is the storm? A) 5 miles B) 2 miles C) 1 mile
C: Time to take shelter in a ditch or ravine or in a wooded area. Avoid bodies of water, caves, lone trees, and small, isolated groves.
Best group strategy in a storm? A) stick together B) spread out
B: Disperse to reduce the risk of getting struck en masse.