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Avalanche warning for region Heiane Saturday 27.05.2023

Danger level 1 - Low avalanche danger

The snow has been subject to repetitive melting and freezing cycles and is mostly stable. However, be aware of instability on cornices and areas with glide cracks in the snow.

Avalanche problems

Wet snow (loose snow avalanches)

You can easily trigger avalanches on a few steep slopes. Avalanches are relatively harmless to people, but can knock you off balance. Can be dangerous close to terrain traps. (size 1)

Loose snow

Below you can see a description of the current snow cover information and current weather forecast in the mountains. If your observations deviate greatly from what is described here, the warning will not necessarily apply either. Always make your own judgments or stay away from avalanche terrain.

Snow cover (in Norwegian)

Friday 26. May 2023

Snøgrensa varierer i regionen og er høgast i sørvendte hellingar og lengst ut mot kysten. Snøen er i hovudsak grovkorna, smelteomvandla og drenerer godt.

Mountain weather

Friday 26. May 2023

2-4 mm precipitation. Rain up to 1400 m a.s.l during the evening. Strong breeze from northwest, changing to fresh breeze from the northwest during the afternoon. 0 °C to 6 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Saturday 27. May 2023

4 mm precipitation, up to 10 mm in the most exposed areas. Precipitation as rain. Breeze from west, changing to strong breeze from the west during the afternoon. -1 °C to 9 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Cloudy.


The bulletin is a planning tool and may differ from the actual situation. Always make your own evaluation. To be 100 % avalanche safe, avoid all avalanche terrain.

Avalanche risk assessment

Det er meldt noe nedbør, men snødekket ventes å tåle dette uten at skredfaren øker nevneverdig, Forholdene er generelt stabile med et vårlig snødekke som drenerer godt. I enkelte bratte heng med svært våt snø er det likevel mulig for skiløpere å løse ut løssnøskred.

Skavler bør betraktes som ustabile. Det samme gjelder oppsprukken snø på glatte, bratte sva.

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