Mountain Weather

Apps and practical weather forecasts

Carry out your outdoor activity safely with a quality weather forecast. Make your own decision based on a correct analysis of the weather forecasts in real time with the meteorologist Gabi Pérez, a mountain specialist.

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KEY POINTS

  • Activity: Hiking
  • Classes: 13
  • Duration: 3h dedication / 1.5h videos
  • Type: All levels
  • Spanish Language
  • Subtitles: No
  • Downloadable Resources: Yes
  • Diploma: yes
Meteorología en Montaña

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Differentiate between forecast and observation
  • Obtain and understand weather reports
  • General and local forecast
  • Make our weather report

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Learn all the essential knowledge of the mid-mountain!

In this course taught by the meteorologist Gabi Pérez together with Jordi Tosas they clearly teach us all the basic fundamentals to be able to understand the weather before and during our mountain activities.

Gabi is an expert in meteorology applied to sport and has guided athletes like Kilian Jornet, Jordi Tosas and Didac Costa to achieve their goals.

It studies everything from the most important weather variables for the mountain to how and where to obtain forecasts and observations.

Get all the tools to begin to understand what happens in the atmosphere and why.

This course is part of the course pack:
Hiking Pack. All keys

Get the whole pack at the best price with all the essential knowledge of the middle mountain.

WHO IS IT AIMED AT?

This course is aimed at all mountain lovers who are curious about this fascinating science and who are not satisfied with just looking at a simple general weather forecast.

1 WEATHER - Basic concepts

WEATHER – Basic concepts

Meteorology is a phenomenon that we cannot control but we can foresee. Knowing how to interpret it will allow us to anticipate.

6 min.
2 INTRODUCTION - 5 STEPS that we must follow with Gabi Pérez

INTRODUCTION – 5 STEPS that we must follow with Gabi Pérez

Gabi Pérez, Director of Meteowhizz, tells us about the weather and the 5 steps that we must follow. Having a good “meteorological nose” is decisive.

3 min.
3 Is it necessary to PLAN before GOING OUT?

Is it necessary to PLAN before GOING OUT?

Planning before venturing is necessary. There are some steps to follow that we cannot forget.

4 minutes
4 METEOROLOGICAL VARIABLES - What are they?

METEOROLOGICAL VARIABLES – What are they?

What meteorological variables are relevant for the mountain? Not everything is summed up in the temperature.

7 min.
5 INFORMATION SOURCES - Are they all VALID?

INFORMATION SOURCES – Are they all VALID?

There are many sources of information but not all are valid. Comparing different models is a good strategy.

7 min.
6 REAL TIME WEATHER - SHOULD WE TRUST?

REAL TIME WEATHER – SHOULD WE TRUST?

Real-time weather has been gaining popularity. Is it reliable?

8 min.
7 DIRECT OBSERVATION - The

DIRECT OBSERVATION – “Meteorological smell” will give us ADVANTAGE

Observing directly is much more accurate than predicting. That is why having a good “weather nose” is very important.

9 min.
8 PREPARE a WEATHER DEPARTURE - Will the aspects of the ROUTE have an influence?

PREPARE a WEATHER DEPARTURE – Will the aspects of the ROUTE have an influence?

Preparing a weather outing is not difficult. The sources of information that we choose must be adapted to the conditions and attributes of the route.

9 min.
9 GENERAL VISION - The KEY to understanding a FORECAST

GENERAL VISION – The KEY to understanding a FORECAST

Having an overview of the weather will provide us with our own criteria. Synoptic maps will reveal much information to us.

3 min.
10 LOCAL FORECAST - HIGH RESOLUTION models

LOCAL FORECAST – HIGH RESOLUTION models

If you have a local forecast, take advantage of it!

5 min.
11 WEATHER PART - How we must MAKE IT correctly

WEATHER PART – How we must MAKE IT correctly

Making a weather forecast is very important so as not to depend on coverage. On long outings it can fail us.

2 min.
12 Conclusions

Conclusions

The weather is a phenomenon that accompanies us during our outings. With proper planning we will anticipate what may happen.

2 min.
13 B4Experience

TEST, validates everything learned

Evaluate for yourself if you have correctly understood all the theory

10 min.

INSTRUCTORS AND COLLABORATORS

Our Staff is made up of professionals with proven experience that will pass on all their years of knowledge to you in a 100% flexible format.

We also rely on collaborators and commercial international brands to provide us with their technical knowledge.

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