THE MERRELL BLOG: WHAT'S NOW. WHAT'S NEXT. LET'S GET OUTSIDE.
HOW TO STAY SAFE IN THE MOUNTAINS
Katie Roby is an experienced ultra trail runner and volunteer for the Mountain Rescue Team in the Brecon Beacons. Here her top 5 tips to stay safe in the mountains:
1) Dress appropriately - think about the weather conditions
2) Pack the right kit - map, compass, survival bag, whistle, phone, food and water
3) Plan your route - think about escape routes should you run into trouble
4) Check weather forecast
5) Let someone know where you are going and when you are expecting to get back