Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

Somw snow has been added in most parts of the country. 

Snow is generally considered stable but windslabs might become unstable due to faciting.

100 m wide slab was realeased by snowmobiles at Fjallabak last Friday in Rauðufossafjöll, the slab was 50-60 cm thick. 
Written by a specialist at 29 Nov 17:08 GMT

Avalanche bulletins for selected areas

The avalanche bulletin is at a regional scale. It does not necessarily represent avalanche danger in urban areas.

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

Northerly wind and snowshowers in most places but decreasing precipitation in S-Iceland on Tuesday afternoon. Decreasing north wind and partly fair on Wednesday, but some snowshowers in the northeast and east parts. Increasing southeast wind in the west in the evening with decreasing frost. Southeast 10 to 18 m/s with snow and later sleet or rain, especially in the south and west parts on Thursday and becoming warmer. Lighter southwest wind and decreasing precipitation by afternoon.
Written by a specialist at 29 Nov 17:09 GMT

Avalanche Danger Scale

Very high


About the bulletin

IMO issues an avalanche bulletin Monday, Wedenesday and Friday at 16:00 GMT for three selected areas.

Safe backcountry travel requires training and experience. You control your own risk by choosing where, when and how you travel.


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