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SwitzerlandSaas Fee 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
23 Oct 2014 11:48
 
Good skiing/boarding throughout the area
Snowfall:
Last snowed 22 Oct 2014
Fresh snow 15cm
Last 7 days 15cm
Next 9 days 1cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 225cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Upper pistes Excellent
Resort runs Closed
Off piste snow Powder
Lifts:
Lifts open 6 out of 21
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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 2°C on Sat morning, min 0°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.
Thursday 23 October 2014

Sunny up high, cloud lower down

Saturday 25 October 2014
Some clouds

0cm snow expected

2°C max temp

Sunday 26 October 2014
Clear

0cm snow expected

2°C max temp

Monday 27 October 2014
Clear

0cm snow expected

2°C max temp

Snow overview for Switzerland
Thursday 23 October 2014

It was a fine and sunny day in Switzerland on Thursday 23rd October with both Zermatt and Saas Fee enjoying excellent weather.

Saas Fee (225cm) had more snow fall recently with up to 15cm being recorded on Wednesday. With winter just around the corner this recent drop is building the base layer nicely and ensuring the pistes are well prepared for the winter season. On Thursday 23rd October there were six lifts running but the remaining lifts are not set to open in the resort just yet.

The weekend’s forecast looks very good with lots of sunshine expected. It could be rather cold however, so please wrap up warm.

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Roger Milsom
Posted: 01/02/14
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Overall rating: 4 stars
Roger Milsom
Visited: January 2014

We enjoyed a quiet week in Saas Fee in mid January.As usual the Swiss hospitality is second to none particularly at the Hotel Allalin where we stayed. Set in a magnificent valley end with towering mountains all round all very beautiful the town is car free so access to the slopes is by a regular electric shuttle bus service which covers all of the town.
The skiing area is not huge but provides a good variety for all intermediate skiers and we experienced no queues at any time. The off-piste opportunities are limited to some extent by the glaciated nature of the higher slopes but there was plenty of fun to be had. A day trip (by a fifteen minute post bus link) to Saas Grund gave a different perspective of the valley and a days skiing on some pleasant reds and blues with some nice bits of soft snow for those of us who need it.
Mountain food was very good and not as expensive as expected ( don't miss the revolving restaurant on a clear day!) with plenty of options. There are several bars for an apres ski drink (the Metro Bar is quirky but good atmosphere) otherwise quiet at night.

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