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Avalanche warning for region Heiane Monday 29.05.2023

Danger level 1 - Low avalanche danger

Generally stable conditions, but danger of wet avalanches in steep terrain. Sun-exposed mountainsides are most exposed, especially during the afternoon. Keep a safe distance to cornices and glide cracks.

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)

Sunday 28. May 2023

Det begynner å bli generelt lite snø igjen i regionen og man må over ca. 900 moh i øst- og nordvendt terreng for å finne sammenhengende store snøfelt. I høyfjellet finnes det fremdeles flere meter snø i nord- og østvendt terreng.
Snøen er i hovedsak grovkorna, smelteomvandla og drenerer godt.

Mountain weather

Sunday 28. May 2023

2 mm precipitation, up to 7 mm in the most exposed areas. Rain up to 1200 m a.s.l Sunday night. Moderate gale from west, changing to fresh breeze from the northwest during the evening. -1 °C to 4 °C at 1100 m a.s.l. Partly cloudy.

Monday 29. May 2023

No precipitation. Fresh breeze from northwest. -2 °C to 8 °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

Generelt stabile forhold. Skredfaren varierer og avhenger av solinnstråling, graden av nattefrost og lufttemperatur. Vær forsiktig i bratt terreng med våt og myk snøoverflate. Her kan skiløpere løse ut våte løssnøskred.
Skavler bør betraktes som ustabile. Det samme gjelder oppsprukken snø på glatte, bratte sva.
Avalanche danger scale Important information for ski touring
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