Avalanche forecast for Trollheimen Sunday 2021-05-16

Highest danger level per day:
2
Moderate
Published:

Be careful on steep slopes with soft and wet snow, a skier can trigger avalanches here, or they can release when the temperature increases. Persistent weak layers buried in the old snowpack can cause natural released avalanches. Keep good distance to avalanche terrain and run out zones for wet avalanches.

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

Read more about the avalanche problem
2 - Medium
Spontaneous release
Specific steep slopes
Possible

Wet snow (slab avalanches)

Buried weak layer of faceted snow above a crust

Read more about the avalanche problem
3 - Large
Spontaneous release
Isolated steep slopes
Possible

What are avalanche problems?

Observations the last 3 days (map placed)

0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from southeast.
0 °C to 6 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1800 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no
0 mm precipitation.
Breeze from south.
-2 °C to 6 °C at 1400 m a.s.l.
Plus degrees up to 1300 m a.s.l. during the afternoon.
Partly cloudy.

For updated info, please visit yr.no

Observations the last 3 days

Trollheimen / Oppdal

Snow

15.05.2021 kl. 12:15

1164 masl

Frode Vassenden (Unknown)

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Avalanche Observation

15. May 12:15 Dry slab avalanche 2 - Medium Naturaly released NW-facing 100 cm high and 100 m wide fracture Slab

ObsID: 272592

Trollheimen / Oppdal

Snow

14.05.2021 kl. 14:44

1120 masl

Vegard@RHT (***)

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Avalanche Observation

14. May 14:44 3 - Large NW-facing

Incident

Uvisst når skredet gikk, og hva som utløste. Foreløpig kun observert fra lufta Snow

ObsID: 272312

Trollheimen / Oppdal

Snow

14.05.2021 kl. 14:44

1120 masl

Vegard@RHT (***)

Avalanche Observation

14. May 14:44 3 - Large NW-facing

Incident

Uvisst når skredet gikk, og hva som utløste. Foreløpig kun observert fra lufta Snow

ObsID: 272313

Trollheimen / Oppdal

Snow

14.05.2021 kl. 14:44

1120 masl

Vegard@RHT (***)

Avalanche Observation

14. May 14:44 3 - Large NW-facing

Incident

Uvisst når skredet gikk, og hva som utløste. Foreløpig kun observert fra lufta Snow

ObsID: 272314

Trollheimen / Oppdal

Snow

14.05.2021 kl. 14:44

1120 masl

Vegard@RHT (***)

Avalanche Observation

14. May 14:44 3 - Large NW-facing

Incident

Uvisst når skredet gikk, og hva som utløste. Foreløpig kun observert fra lufta Snow

ObsID: 272315

Trollheimen / Oppdal

Snow

14.05.2021 kl. 14:44

1120 masl

Vegard@RHT (***)

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Avalanche Observation

14. May 14:44 3 - Large NW-facing

Incident

Uvisst når skredet gikk, og hva som utløste. Foreløpig kun observert fra lufta Snow

ObsID: 272316

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.