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Going on a hike during 9 days


Hi! During the nine days is one allowed to go on a hike that involves walking through water around knee high?


It is not advisable to go on a hike during the nine days. The reason being, that since during these days our mazal is lower, therefore, whenever possible we try to avoid doing things that are dangerous. A person that for some reason has to go on this hike because of a dvar mitzva etc., may go into the water as it isn’t for pleasure, but because he has to get past it.

May H-shem rebuild the Bais Hamikdash b’mehira


O:CH 551-1, Poskim

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