Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

Snow is generally isothermal and rather stable. Unstable wind slabs might exist in upper part of mountains in some areas. Wet avalanches might release where sun shines on the slopes. Seismic activity in Reykjanes peninsula could increase instability, especially if the activity moves towards the east.

Written by a specialist at 05 Mar 17:01 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

Some rain or showers on Saturday but snow showers in the mountains. A few degrees in the lowland but colder in the mountains. Light winds.
Written by a specialist at 05 Mar 15:03 GMT


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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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