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Snow report glossary

Snow and weather data can vary depending on many factors. The data we provide gives you an indication of the conditions you can expect but, as conditions can vary so widely, the data is not a guarantee of the conditions at this resort. Weather data comes from our detailed weather forecast.
Last snowed
The date of the last snowfall.
Fresh snow
The depth of the last snowfall.
Last 7 days
The total snowfall reported over the last 7 days.
Next 9 days
The total amount of fresh snow predicted at mid-mountain level from our detailed 9 day forecast.
Upper piste depth
An indication of the snow depth on the upper prepared slopes.
Lower piste depth
An indication of the snow depth on the lower prepared slopes.
Piste quality
An indication of the general piste conditions on the open pistes.
Resort runs
An indication of the conditions on the lower, open runs back into the resort base.
Off piste snow
An indication of the general off piste conditions.
Lifts open
An indication of the number of lifts that are open out of the total number of lifts possible in this resort/ski area.
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Snow report
30 Jan 2015 13:04
 
Loads of new snow. Fantastic skiing
Snowfall:
Last snowed 30 Jan 2015
Fresh snow 60cm
Last 7 days 70cm
Next 9 days 79cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 130cm
Lower piste depth 50cm
Snow conditions:
Upper pistes Powder
Resort runs Powder
Off piste snow Powder
Lifts:
Lifts open 15 out of 20
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Weather forecast glossary

Snow and weather data can vary depending on many factors. The data we provide gives you an indication of the conditions you can expect but, as conditions can vary so widely, the data is not a guarantee of the conditions at this resort. Weather data comes from our detailed weather forecast.
Weather
The predicted weather for the afternoon period at mid-mountain level.
Snow expected
The predicted amount of snow.
Maximum temperature
The predicted maximum temperature for the afternoon period at mid-mountain level.
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Snow & weather forecast
 
A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sat morning, min -14°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.
Friday 30 January 2015

Heavy snow just keeps on falling

Friday 30 January 2015
Moderate snow

22cm snow expected

-10°C max temp

Saturday 31 January 2015
Light snow

12cm snow expected

-9°C max temp

Sunday 01 February 2015
Light snow

17cm snow expected

-11°C max temp

Snow overview for Italy
Thursday 29 January 2015

The recent flurry of snow showers in Europe hasn’t quite hit the majority of Italy yet but conditions are still good. Eastern Italy is seeing some snow fall as it makes its way across Austria and Switzerland but overall, the temperatures are below freezing so the pistes are well intact.

The Val D’Aosta saw fresh snow fall on Thursday 29th January. Pila (30/140cm) had quite a cloudy day which later turned to snow and up to 10cm was recorded. Pila has quite a lot of tree runs which significantly helps with the visibility. A total of 10 lifts were spinning on Thursday and pistes conditions were excellent, particularly on the upper slopes.

Also in the Val D’Aosta, Cervinia (45/210cm) had yet more snow and continues to prove itself of being a snow sure resort. Powdery conditions are being reported both on and off the piste. Visibility has been affected somewhat so it might be worth heading over to Valtournenche where the tree lines might help with this issue.

The forecast for the approaching weekend looks very cloudy with a very good chance of fresh snow to all of our featured resorts, fingers crossed.

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Alex Miller
Posted: 14/12/14
Off piste - Alex Miller
Overall rating: 3 stars
Alex Miller
Visited: March 2014

I go regularly for the odd day from the French side. Nobody has mentioned the long off piste runs from the top. These are superb in good conditions, and in less good snow or visibility conditions challenged my limited ability considerably. There are some other possibilites through the trees mainly from the top of Plan de la Gabba, otherwise it is mainly boulevard skiing (pleasant enough).
1. Cresta di Youla down right back to Zerotta, choice of two big gullies lower down, then poling or skating along cross country tracks. Can also traverse round the back into this bowl from Crestas d'Arp
2. Cresta di Arp traverse left to col then down left to Dolonne. Route back to piste hard to find and steep descent, easier to carry on down to town and short walk.
3. Cresta d'Arp down Val di Youla to La Balme in Val di la Thuile. Get bus (coming from La Thuile) back to Dolonne. A little expedition. If sunny, better to stay up on right hand side of valley..

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