Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

Snow has thawed a lot and generally considered stable but snow will accumulate in the highest mountains in most parts of the country during the week. Wind slabs and new snow problems can occure in spesific areas. 
Written by a specialist at 25 Oct 16:22 GMT

Avalanche bulletins for selected areas

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

Southwest corner

  • Thu Oct 28

    Low danger
  • Fri Oct 29

    Low danger
  • Sat Oct 30

    Low danger
Forecast made: 27 Oct 16:32 GMT. Valid until: 29 Oct 19:00 GMT.

Eastfjords

  • Thu Oct 28

    Low danger
  • Fri Oct 29

    Low danger
  • Sat Oct 30

    Low danger
Forecast made: 27 Oct 15:44 GMT. Valid until: 29 Oct 19:00 GMT.

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

East- and northeastern winds with rain but snow in the highest mountains in North Iceland and the Northern Westfjords. Warming weather in the eastern part of Iceland with rain up in the mountains. Lower precipitation in the southern part of the country.
Written by a specialist at 27 Oct 16:29 GMT


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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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