Avalanche bulletin - Southwest corner

  • Thu Jan 20

    Low danger
  • Fri Jan 21

    Low danger
  • Sat Jan 22

    Low danger

Snow which got wet up to mountain tops on Monday has stiffened and become stable. Warm again on Thursday.

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

Avalanche problems in the area

Wet sluffs could realease in the warm weather.

Snow layers and snow cover

Warm temperatures with rain up to mountain tops on Monday made the snow wet and melted much of it. With cooling temperatures snow stiffened and become stable. Turning warm again with a little rain on Thursday and chances of small wet avalanches then. However, the danger is not considered great due to little new snow in the area.

Recent avalanches

No reports of recent avalanches.

Weather forecast

Warming up with intermittent rain on Thursday, S winds 8-15 m/s. SW 15-23m/s and rain on Friday. Slowly cooling on Saturday.

Forecast made: 19 Jan 17:35 GMT. Valid until: 20 Jan 19:00 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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