Avalanche forecast for Hardanger Monday 2021-05-17

Highest danger level per day:

Be careful on steep slopes with soft and wet snow, a skier can trigger avalanches here. Keep distance to cornices and areas with glide-cracks

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid staying for a longer period in terrain steeper than 30 degrees. Avoid also runout zones.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Low additional load
Specific steep slopes

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Water pooling in/above snow layers

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

4-5 mm precipitation.
Breeze from south.
-1 °C to 5 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
3 mm precipitation, up to 8 mm in the most exposed areas.
Breeze from east.
-1 °C to 4 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Hardanger / Ullensvang


16.05.2021 kl. 11:59

1198 masl

CatoLeganger@obskorps (***)


Sleet 2 °C 100% clouds

Snow Cover

No snowdrift Wet loose snow Wet Litt fuktig nysnø over 1300 moh.

Avalanche Activity

16. May. During the day (+02:00) No avalanche activity

ObsID: 272493

Hardanger / Kvinnherad


15.05.2021 kl. 10:32

905 masl

CatoLeganger@obskorps (***)

Image Of Snow Cover
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Snow Cover

No snowdrift Other Wet

ObsID: 272373

The bulletin does not include a detailed text about the avalanche conditions. This is only given in Norwegian. Translate it using google translate if you like. The text result will be informative, and most likely amusing

For planning your trip and recognizing avalanche terrain, use maps.

Norway has 1:50 000 maps for the whole country. Maps can be bought at bookstores and sports shops, or printed from the net.

For slope angle maps, download the app Varsom Regobs on App Store | Google Play or see our slope angle map at senorge.no ("helning" means slope angle).

Modelled snowpack and historic and current weather information can be found on the webpage senorge.no. This site uses information from the weather stations and interpolate values from the stations for gridded maps.

Detailed weather forecast can be found online at www.yr.no or www.storm.no. Yr.no is also in English, but the weather in text format is only given in Norwegian.