Avalanche bulletin

Avalanche conditions

The avalanche bulletins from the IMO are not produced after 1st June.

Updated July 4th

Considerable snow has accumulated in places in the northern part of Iceland in a snowstorm in the last few days. Avalanches have released in Ólafsfjörður from this storm. This new snow could take some time to stabilize and people travelling in mountains should be extra careful in steep snow-covered slopes where new snow has accumulated. If new snow falls on the spring melting snow, the stability could decrease temporarily.

The next avalanche bulletin will be published the 15th October.
Written by a specialist at 07 Jun 14:16 GMT

Weather forecast in terms of avalanche danger

Next forecast can be expected in 15th October.
Written by a specialist at 31 May 14:25 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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