Video: How to Read Clouds to Forecast the Weather

We’ve all been there. Caught out on a trail or rock face, watching the sky nervously, and hoping beyond home that we’ll avoid bad weather and get back to the parking lot safely. Knowing what the clouds say about weather patterns and how they can impact our backcountry adventures is a skill that any avid outdoor enthusiast should understand.

In this video, we get a crash course on how to do just that, gaining some insights into what the clouds overhead have to say about the shifting weather patterns and how it could impact us in the outdoors. This is a handy skill to have and it could potentially be a life saver depending on the conditions.

Kraig Becker