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USASquaw Valley 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
22 Apr 2014 13:30
 
Spring conditions across the resort
Snowfall:
Last snowed 03 Apr 2014
Fresh snow 5cm
Last 7 days 0cm
Next 9 days 8cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 167cm
Lower piste depth 60cm
Snow conditions:
Piste quality Good
Resort runs Closed
Off piste snow Varied
Lifts:
Lifts open 17 out of 32
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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 dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu afternoon, min -4°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, strong winds from the SW by Thu night).
Tuesday 22 April 2014

Light clouds dotting the sky

Wednesday 23 April 2014
Clear

0cm snow expected

5°C max temp

Thursday 24 April 2014
Some clouds

0cm snow expected

6°C max temp

Friday 25 April 2014
Light snow

8cm snow expected

-3°C max temp

Snow overview for USA
Tuesday 22 April 2014

Many American resorts closed on Monday 21st April after the Easter period passed. A handful of resorts remain open in Colorado, including Breckenridge (218cm). They’ve still got loads of snow and on Tuesday 22nd April they were running 13 of their 32 lifts. This is expected to be the final week of their season before closing before closing this weekend.

Mammoth (89/165cm) in California is still open too. It’s been a dry season for them but they’ve got good snow on their runs. They plan to stay open until the last weekend in May so there’s still another month to enjoy the skiing on offer at Mammoth.

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Andy Dowthwaite
Posted: 10/03/14
Great Base
Overall rating: 4 stars
Andy Dowthwaite
Visited: March 2014

Think the overview is a little out of date now. There is a large and typical US "Village" at the bottom of the slopes. Lots of accommodation, bars, shops and restaurants all in a pedestrianised setting surrounded by the mountains. Lots of skiing. Run back to the village a little soft in the afternoon, but stay high there is plenty of choice. Very different from a European ski holiday. Après ski If you want it in the Village, but not as extensive or noisy as most Alpine Resorts. Evening revolves more around restaurants, and a car is a necessity. Lake Tahoe is beautiful and the views of the lake reflecting the mountains are worth the visit alone.

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