Low avalanche danger (level 1 of 5) is now in mountain areas in the northern part of Westfjords.

Tröllaskagi & Eastfjords

Moderate avalanche danger (level 2 of 5) is now in mountain areas in Tröllaskagi peninsula & Eastfjords.



Good preparation is the key for a successful travel. Keep the below points in mind and remember that your first destination should always be this homepage.

  • At wintertime most of the highland as well as many roads are closed. Get information about the area.
  • Always leave your travel plan with someone who can react if needed
  • Check the weather forecast. In Iceland the weather can change fast
  • Remember to bring the right equipment for the kind of travel you are planning
  • Map, compass and GPS should always be used when travel outside urban areas