• 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 Kebnekaisefjällen


Avalanche forecast for Kebnekaisefjällen


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

2. Moderate


Avalanche problem 1: Wind slabs


Elevations

Alpine Treeline Below treeline Avalanche danger

Aspects


LikelihoodPossible

Expected sizeSmall


Wind slabs

Wind Slabs form in specific areas, and are confined to lee and cross-loaded terrain features. They can be avoided by sticking to sheltered or wind-scoured areas.

Avalanche problem 2: Loose wet


Elevations

Alpine Treeline Below treeline Avalanche danger

Aspects


LikelihoodPossible

Expected sizeSmall


Loose wet

Release of wet unconsolidated snow or slush. Avoid steep, sunlit slopes above terrain traps, cliffs areas and long sustained steep pitches.

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