• 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 Södra Lapplandsfjällen


Avalanche forecast for Södra Lapplandsfjällen


3

Considerable avalanche danger

Dangerous avalanche conditions. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route-finding and conservative decision-making essential.
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

3. Considerable


Avalanche problem 1: Wind slabs


Elevations

Alpine Treeline Below treeline Avalanche danger

Aspects


LikelihoodLikely

Expected sizeLarge


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: Storm slabs


Elevations

Alpine Treeline Below treeline Avalanche danger

Aspects


LikelihoodLikely

Expected sizeLarge


Storm slabs

Release of a soft slab of new snow that breaks within the storm snow or on the old snow surface. Storm-slab problems typically last between a few hours and few days. You can reduce your risk from Storm Slabs by waiting a day or two after a storm before venturing into steep terrain.

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