Avalanche bulletin - Tröllaskagi

  • Tue Mar 31

    Considerable danger
  • Wed Apr 01

    Considerable danger
  • Thu Apr 02

    Considerable danger

A thaw in the weekend high up in the mountains, but snowdrift in SW-winds in mountain tops. Some avalanches fell. Continuing risk of wet avalanches on Monday. Precipitation in the forecast on Tuesday that will be snow in upper part of mountains. Cooling weather on Wednesday should stabilize the old snow.

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

SW-snowdrift prevailing for the last week in upper part of mountains. A thaw reach above mid-elevation over the weekend and the snow became wet. New snow will be added to upper part of mountains on Tuesday, and it will continue to cool on Wednesday. Thus, fresh snow is expected on top of older harder snow. Old, dry windslabs may still be found in the highest mountains.

Recent avalanches

Many avalanches the last few days both in SW-snowdrift and in the warming. On Saturday skiers triggered a small slab.

Weather forecast

Cooling weather on Tuesday and considerable precipitation in SW moderate winds. Further cooling on Wednesday and some snow showers. On Thursday snowshowers in N wind.

Forecast made: 30 Mar 19:11 GMT. Valid until: 01 Apr 21:00 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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