Avalanche bulletin - Northern West fjords

  • Tue Oct 23

    Low danger
  • Wed Oct 24

    Low danger
  • Thu Oct 25

    Low danger

Thin snow cover in the mountains. Small isolated windslabs high in tha mountains

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

Avalanche problems in the area

Small isolated windslabs and crossloading can be found high in the mountains.

Snow layers and snow cover

Snow started to come in the mountains few weeks ago but the cover is still thin. Small isolated windslabs can be found high in the mountains but in general rocks are sticking through in most places

Recent avalanches

No reports of recent avalanches

Weather forecast

Variable winds and cool temp. on Tuesday but increasing E-winds on in the evening. E- and later NE-N winds on Wednesday and Thursday and some snowfall.

Forecast made: 22 Oct 17:31 GMT. Valid until: 25 Oct 16:00 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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