Avalanche bulletin - East fjords

  • Thu Apr 18

    Low danger
  • Fri Apr 19

    Low danger
  • Sat Apr 20

    Low danger

The snow is considered mostly stable. Small wet avalanches and cornice collapses are possible in warm weather and rain.

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

The snow in mountains has been through multiple melt-freeze cycles and is old and considered mostly stable. Below 400 m a.s.l. the ground is bare, except for gullies.

Recent avalanches

No recent avalanche activity has been recorded. Updated April 19: Wet avalanches fell in Fagridalur yesterday (Thursday). Probably started with cornice collapses.

Weather forecast

Southerly winds in the forecast and continuing warm weather. Rain in between, especially in the southern part of the area. Considerable precipitation Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

Forecast made: 19 Apr 11:20 GMT. Valid until: 20 Apr 21:00 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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