Avalanche bulletin - Southwest corner

  • Thu Apr 22

    Low danger
  • Fri Apr 23

    Low danger
  • Sat Apr 24

    Low danger

New snow added in showers of snow in the beginning of the week, possibly formed wind slabs in the highest mountains and in confined gullies. Older snow is considered rather stable.

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

Some new snow was added in the beginning of the week in showers of snow and SW wind, not alot of snow accumulated but there is still a slight chance of wind slabs to have formed in the highest mountains and in confined gullies, mostly in northerly aspects. Generally, there is rather little snow in the forecasting area and the older snow has become rather stable. Due to rain in the next few days, wet avalanches could possibly fall.

Recent avalanches

No reports of recent avalanches.

Weather forecast

Southeast wind, stiff at times, intermittent rain and rather warm weather for the next few days.

Forecast made: 21 Apr 18:47 GMT. Valid until: 23 Apr 19:00 GMT.

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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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