Avalanche bulletin - Southwest corner

  • Tue Feb 07

    Moderate danger
  • Wed Feb 08

    Moderate danger
  • Thu Feb 09

    Considerable danger

Snow has gotten moist and subsided in thaw and should gain strength when temperatures drop. New snow is expected to accumulate in N-E aspects the next days.

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

Snow got wet and subsided in warm weather on Friday and Sunday. It should gained strength in colder temperatures. Snows showers in SW winds the next few days should add on snow in N-E aspects. In places where there is old snow, a weakness may form between the new and old snow. This applies especially to gullies and depressions where much snow accumulates.

Recent avalanches

No reports of recent avalanches.

Weather forecast

Snow showers or snowfall in strong SW winds the next few days.

Forecast made: 08 Feb 11:21 GMT. Valid until: 08 Feb 19:00 GMT.

Avalanche Danger Scale

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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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