Avalanche bulletins Goms


Münster, 21 January 2018, 15.00 h

The current weather, snow and avalanche conditions in the Goms region are unfavourable. According to the avalanche bulletin of the Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF dated 20.01.2018 at 5 pm, the danger of avalanches in the Goms region is high. New and drift snow of the last days are susceptible to faults. With fresh snow and storm, further accumulations of impetus snow are created. Spontaneous avalanches are to be expected. Avalanches can become dangerously large. Exposed buildings and exposed traffic routes are partially endangered.

The following restrictions apply from 21.01.2018 / 00.00 o' clock:


  • Road Niederwald - Oberwald
  • Road Binn - Imfeld
  • MG Railway Niederwald - Hospental
  • Car transport Oberwald - Realp
  • Cross-country ski trails between Niederwald - Oberwald
  • Winter hiking trails between Niederwald - Oberwald
  • Snowshoe trails between Niederwald - Oberwald

The situation is monitored on an ongoing basis and reassessed in the event of changes. The next evaluation will take place at 6 pm.


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