Avalanche bulletin - Southwest corner (experimental)

  • Sat Nov 28

    Considerable danger
  • Sun Nov 29

    Considerable danger
  • Mon Nov 30

    Considerable danger

Little snow in lower part of mountains but windslabs have formed in mountains in southerly winds recently. Avalanches fell in Hengill mountain the night before Thursday

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

Little snow in the lower part of mountains and on ridges. Windslabs have formed in gullies and lee side of mountains in strong SE- and SW-winds recently. The slabs seem unstable.

Recent avalanches

Avalanches fell in NW-facing slopes in Hengill mountains the night before Thursday.

Weather forecast

Continuing strong SW-wind with snow showers until Saturday. Calming weather on Saturday with occasional snow showers in mountains until Sunday morning. Calm weather on Sunday and Monday.

Forecast made: 27 Nov 18:06 GMT. Valid until: 30 Nov 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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