Weather and planning ahead for mountains

Although August should be good weather it can change quickly particularly up the high mountains.

Lake District National Park

Lake District weather

Lake District weather forecast

Plan your hiking

What to pack

Full hiking clothing is recommended.

Boots for rough path walking.

Mobiles phones that work on masts by Vodafone EE O2 (but Not Three due not on Glenridding mast beam south). Charge them to full the night before.

A Power Bank rechargeable battery with charging lead so you top up your mobile phone up the mountain so you can talk on phone longer if someone injured on mountains. Charge it to full the night before.

Tourist Information in Glenridding

Tourist information, Beckside Car Park, Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0PD.

Tel: 01539 724555

Ullswater Information Centre

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Check here for latest information before ascending Helvellyn and other high mountains.

Also there check for the sign boards of Guided walks by local guides.

Seen 2019 at rear of Ullswater Inn (was Glenridding Hotel in 2019)

The weather at Glenridding can change quickly.

A less serious yet practical weather indicator for getting the point across!