Avalanche bulletin - Eastfjords

  • Thu Jan 20

    Moderate danger
  • Fri Jan 21

    Moderate danger
  • Sat Jan 22

    Moderate danger

Snow is considered stable after it froze night to Wednesday. Increasing temperatures the next days and SW gale. Cornice collapse and wet avalanches expected.

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

Avalanche problems in the area

Snow layers and snow cover

Snow is considered stable after it froze night to Wednesday. On Monday it became warm up to mountain peaks and the snow became isothermal. Increasing temperatures on Thursday and small wet avalanches might release and cornices collapse.

Recent avalanches

No reports of recent avalanches.

Weather forecast

Warming weather on Thursday, temp. 5-12 degrees after lunch, no precipitation. SW wind and increasing wind late evening. Continuing warm weather on Friday in SW gale and some rain and on Saturday in SW wind and some rain and sleet.

Forecast made: 19 Jan 17:00 GMT. Valid until: 20 Jan 19:00 GMT.

Avalanche Danger Scale

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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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