Avalanche forecast for Trollheimen Thursday 2021-04-08

Highest danger level per day:
3
Considerable
Published:

Avoid lee areas with wind deposited snow, typically behind ridges, ribs and in gullies. Naturally released avalanches can occur if the sun is warming.

Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain steeper than 30 degrees and runout zones. Remote triggering is likely.
Illustrasjon av ferdselsråd Avoid terrain traps.

Wind drifted snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of new snow

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3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

New snow (loose snow avalanches)

Loose snow

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2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Widespread steep slopes
Possible

Persistent weak layer (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow near surface

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3 - Large
High additional load
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

10 mm precipitation, up to 25 mm in the most exposed areas.
Fresh breeze from northwest., change to breeze from the northwest during renoon.
-13 °C to -6 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 400 m a.s.l.
Cloudy.

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5 mm precipitation.
Breeze from west., change to moderate gale from the south during the afternoon.
-13 °C to -7 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 600 m a.s.l. during the evening.
Cloudy.

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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.