A trick of the light? Can you ‘see’ thermals?

Seeing thermals

“The rational part of my mind dismissed it as a trick of the light. That evening, I told people of my lucky escape but not of how; I think for fear of being thought crazy or not believed. I wasn’t very sure myself.”

Stuck in a perilous position above a thickly-forested hanging valley, Steve Charles ‘saw’ a thermal – and it saved his skin. He tells us of his quest to find out what really happened.

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