Avalanche bulletin - Tröllaskagi

  • Thu Dec 13

    Moderate danger
  • Fri Dec 14

    Moderate danger
  • Sat Dec 15

    Moderate danger

Considerable snow in mountains, wet on the surface.

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

Considerable snow in mountains, that is wet on the surface due to warm weather in recent days. There has been little precipitation and calm weather and, therefore, the snow is still dry beneath the surface, at least in upper part of mountains.

Recent avalanches

No recorded avalanche activity since 7. December, when a wet slab avalanche fell by Ólafsfjörður.

Weather forecast

Continuing warm weather on Thursday, but some cooling on Friday.

Forecast made: 12 Dec 17:15 GMT. Valid until: 14 Dec 21:00 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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