Lightning safety in Colorado’s high country is one of the most important things to be aware of while enjoying everything in Crested Butte has to offer. Whether you are hiking, climbing, mountain biking, backpacking or simply out for a stroll it’s extremely important to pay attention when a thunder storm rolls in. Click here to view a great article with some helpful tips to stay safe while in a thunder storm. I have been in many and there is really nothing to fear if you take a few simple precautions and have an awareness of your surroundings. Stay safe and enjoy the summer!