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Avalanche Danger Scale

Learn more about the five-level avalanche danger scale.
In 1993, the European Avalanche Warning Services agreed on a common five-level avalanche danger scale, this was an important milestone in the history of the EAWS. The five danger levels were later introduced worldwide and today form the standard of modern avalanche forecasting.

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