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Avalanche risk and information resources

 
Avalanche risk and information resources

Page Type: Fact Sheet

Location: Austria/France/Germany/Italy/Switzerland, Europe

Object Title: Avalanche risk and information resources

 

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Created/Edited: Jan 17, 2010 / Jan 17, 2010

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Small first-aid kit

What we have here is nothing more than short and practical - and by no means canonical or complete
one-stop resource for those looking for basic info regarding avalanche conditions in the Alps.

Avalanche danger scale

Avalanche risk scale
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(note: In France, instead of the red-black one yellow-black checked symbol is used to indicate very high risk)

Avalanche information resources

Avalanche information services in the Alps
PhoneFaxInternet
Austria - Carinthia0043 50536 15880043 50536 22 930http://www.ktn.gv.at
Salzburg0043 662 1588 0043 662 8032 3033http://www.lawine.salzburg.at
Styria0043 0800 31 1588 0043 316 242 300http://www.lawine-steiermark.at
Tirol0043 800 800 503 0043 512 580 915http://www.lawine.at/tirol
Vorarlberg0043 5522 1588 0043 5574 511 921195http://www.vorarlberg.at/lawine
Germany - Bavaria0049 89 9214 12100049 89 9214 1130http://www.lawinenwarndienst.bayern.de
France0033 892 68 1020-http://www.meteofrance.com
Italy - Aosta0165 776 300-http://www.regione.vda.it
Friuli800 860 3770432 485 782http://www.regione.fvg.it/valanghe.htm
Lombardia8488 370 77848 837 077http://www.arpalombardia.it/meteo
Piemonte 011 3 185 555011 3 185 555http://www.regione.piemonte.it/meteo
South Tirol/Alto Adige0471 270 555 or 271 1770471 270 555 or 271 177http://www.provinz.bz.it/lawinen
Trentino0461 238 9390461 237 089http://www.meteotrentino.it
Veneto0436 780 0070436 780 008 or 79 221http://www.arpa.veneto.it/csvdi
Switzerland0041 848 800 1870041 900 592 020http://www.slf.ch/lawineninfo

Sources:
WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
AVS Lawinenwarndienst und Wetterdienst

Images

Avalanche in the AlpsAvalanche risk scale