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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
17 Apr 2015 13:06
 
Spring weather taking its toll on the snow
Snowfall:
Last snowed 03 Apr 2015
Fresh snow 5cm
Last 7 days 0cm
Next 9 days 54cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 69cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Upper pistes Packed
Resort runs Soft
Off piste snow Varied
Lifts:
Lifts open 3 out of 7
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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
 
Mostly dry. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Tue afternoon, min -5°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.
Friday 17 April 2015

Cloudy today, rain/snow possible

Sunday 19 April 2015
Snow showers

0cm snow expected

0°C max temp

Monday 20 April 2015
Some clouds

0cm snow expected

1°C max temp

Tuesday 21 April 2015
Clear

0cm snow expected

3°C max temp

Snow overview for Switzerland
Thursday 16 April 2015

The Swiss ski season is really winding down and thanks to the recent warmth, the snow has been melting fast. Thursday 16th April brought more clouds than of late, heralding a change that is forecast to bring rain to slopes below 2,500m on Friday.

Some of the best conditions in Switzerland are at Samnaun (35/190cm) and its linked ski area with Ischgl over the border in Austria. The resort is set to remain open into May and thanks to the great snowbase in place, this is looking likely. Some great spring skiing has been had in recent days here and expect more of the same over the weekend – possibly topped up by some fresh powder on the upper slopes.

The upper slopes of Verbier (0/260cm) remain in good condition, although the return to the resort is becoming tricky with only one run open. The itinerary runs have developed some huge bumps so hit these slopes when the sun has melted through the overnight freeze for some slightly easier and softer turns.

It is the last scheduled weekend of operation at many resorts, including Grimentz/Zinal (30/225cm), Davos/Klosters (19/185cm), Saas Fee (12/370cm) and Wengen (0/135cm). Some good skiing should still be found on the upper slopes this weekend, with the potential for a powder day on the upper slopes on Saturday.

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