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AustriaGaltur Snow Report

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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
28 Nov 2014 12:49
 
Resort not yet open
Snowfall:
Last snowed No report
Fresh snow 0cm
Last 7 days 0cm
Next 9 days 5cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 0cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Upper pistes No report
Resort runs No report
Off piste snow No report
Lifts:
Lifts open 0 out of 9
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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
 
Moderate rain (total 12.0mm), heaviest on Sun night. Mild temperatures (max 5°C on Fri morning, min 2°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.
Friday 28 November 2014

Friday 28 November 2014
Rain showers

0cm snow expected

4°C max temp

Saturday 29 November 2014
Some clouds

0cm snow expected

4°C max temp

Sunday 30 November 2014
Light rain

1cm snow expected

5°C max temp

Snow overview for Austria
Thursday 27 November 2014

Despite the amount of cloud seen across Europe, Austria had the best day on Thursday 27th November as most of the cloud was quite thin and pockets of sunshine were seen, particularly in the Tirol region.

Ischgl (0/40cm) is now open for snow sports and started its day with 26 lifts in operation. The best conditions can be found at altitude as the resort runs are still a little premature and require more snow cover. That being said there is plenty of good riding higher up and the link into Samnaun, Switzerland is open if you fancy skiing across the boarder.

Mayrhofen was scheduled to open this weekend but it has been pushed back until 6th December due to maintenance being carried out on the lift system

For those who are heading out to the Austrian slopes this weekend the forecast looks like a mixture of sunshine and cloud but please be aware there is lots of cloud expected on Sunday, which could bring light snow fall at altitude.

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Garry Wakeling
Posted: 20/03/14
Great area for families
Overall rating: 4 stars
Garry Wakeling
Visited: January 2014

Having spent a day here last year with a friend, I was keen to come back with the family as it seemed to cater well for families. I was not disappointed.

The Galtur ski school (I think there is only one) was fantastic. They were extremely helpful, spoke perfectly acceptable English, and were brilliant with the children (ours were 9 & 12 at the time). We were all in ski school, and we all progressed well. We only did 2 x hours per day, though you can do 4, with a 2 hour break for lunch which seemed a bit long for us.

Be advised that if you are staying in Galtur (which you almost certainly will be) the ski area is a 3 minute bus ride away up the valley. With a family, particularly a young one, this can be quite stressful, carrying skis, poles etc. Our top tip is to book yourself a locker, which is directly beneath the ski school office, right on the nursery slopes. It was about 22 Euros for 3 nights (as we did not discover this straight away) - you get a discount if you are in ski school. The locker room is state-of -the-art. Heated and very comfortable, you gain access to both the locker area and your locker via your lift pass, which is programmed once you have booked it. Brilliant. You can then just jump on the bus with the children without struggling with all the gear.

The ski buses are pretty constant, though the service does tail off a little during the middle of the day when the demand is lower.

We stayed in the Buntali Hotel which was excellent - see my review on trip advisor.

The area is pretty small, compared to it's noisy neighbour, Ischgl, but they manage to pack a lot into it. One of the big benefits is the gondola, which gos from the top of the nursery slopes, to the top of the main (and only) blue run which brings you back to where you started. This is great for nervous beginners ,and small children, who may not have yet mastered the chair lifts.

Most of all, this area never seems to get crowded. It's a little gem!

Slopes:
4 stars
Accommodation:
4 stars
Eating:
4 stars
Apres:
3 stars
Value for money:
4 stars
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