Avalanche Bulletins

The avalanche forecast and avalanche bulletins provide a wealth of detailed information, not only the overall avalanche danger rating but also details about where the instability is most acute in terms of which direction the slope faces, the aspect, and also at what altitude there is greater instability.

Study these every day.  We do this every day before we go out. This page is to help you find the right information. Click here for more on interpreting the avalanche bulletins.Henry interpreting the avalanche bulletins on the snow

European Avalanche Warning Services EAWS

At www.avalanches.org there is a clickable map of Europe that will take you to each country that has an avalanche forecasting system so you can read their avalanche bulletins. The most popular links are below.


Northern Alps

Southern Alps & Corsica


Rest of Europe