• Declining scale
    25-30
    30-35
    35-40
    40-45
    45-50
    50+
  • Avalanche scale
    1. Small 2. Moderate 3. Considerable 4. High 5. Extreme Not rated
  • Reported avalanches
    Small
    Large
    Very large

Avalanche forecast for Abisko/Riksgränsfjällen


1

Low avalanche danger

Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
5. Extreme 4. High 3. Considerable 2. Moderate 1. Low Not rated

Forecast summary

Official language of the SEPA avalanche forecasts is Swedish. This is a summary of the current forecast in English. It contains information about the avalanche danger rating, general travel advice and a description of the avalanche problems of most concern. Detailed information about the snowpack and further travel recommendations is currently only available in the Swedish version. In the event that there is a discrepancy between the two language versions, the Swedish language version shall prevail. Use this summery with common sense and at your own risk.

Trend

1. Low

Avalanche problem 1: Persistent slabs.


Elevations

Alpine Treeline Below treeline Avalanche danger

Aspects


Likelihood

Expected size


Persistent slabs.

Persistent weak layers can produce avalanches for days, weeks or even months, making them especially dangerous and tricky. Manage the risk by making conservative terrain choices. Can be triggered by light loads and slabs often propagate in surprising and unpredictable ways.

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