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SwitzerlandVerbier Snow Report

Ski Club Leader's snow report

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Ski Club Leaders are in Verbier from 17 December 2016 to 08 April 2017.

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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
25 Apr 2017 13:05
 
The best conditions can be found on the upper slopes
Snowfall:
Last snowed 19 Apr 2017
Fresh snow 10cm
Last 7 days 10cm
Next 9 days 102cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 190cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Upper pistes Packed
Resort runs Closed
Off piste snow Best up high
Lifts:
Lifts open 9 out of 89
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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 Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 1°C on Tue afternoon, min -10°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.
Tuesday 25 April 2017

Cloudy today, rain/snow possible

Tuesday 25 April 2017
Light snow

14cm snow expected

1°C max temp

Wednesday 26 April 2017
Moderate snow

18cm snow expected

-2°C max temp

Thursday 27 April 2017
Light snow

23cm snow expected

-5°C max temp

Snow overview for Switzerland
Monday 24 April 2017

Changeable weather today for our featured resorts in Switzerland. Monday 24th April started off a typical sunny spring day, however heavy cloud and snowfall is forecast to start late in the day. This morning on snow conditions were much as they have been recently, firm in the morning but transforming nicely by midday. The skiing remains great at altitude and things are expected to improve as heavy snow is forecast this week. Zermatt (0/155cm) could see well over one and half metres on snow by Thursday. Engelberg (10/260cm) is also in line for just over one metre of fresh by weeks end. Powder conditions should last into the weekend, and the touring will be excellent well into next week thanks to these late season storms.

For those travelling to the Swiss Alps this week, expect cloudy snowy conditions and colder than normal temps. Layer well for changing temps and be aware of the rapidly developing avalanche problem.

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Malcolm Bentley
Posted: 10/02/16
Outstanding off piste and the Ski Club at its best
Overall rating: 5 stars
Malcolm Bentley
Visited: January 2016

The snow dumped as we arrived and the avalanche risk soared to level 4 and contributed to them keeping all the higher lifts shut for 3 days. With the poor visibility as it snowed, it made sense to be in Bruson anyway and we enjoyed endless deep, fresh powder in the trees and on the open slope near the Grand Tsai T bar.
Over the next week Verbier and its itineraries progressively opened and the avalanche level returned to 3. This allowed us to catch almost first tracks down several of the best known off piste routes over successive days such as Mont Gele's bowl out to skier's left, Leteygeon down to Mache, Col des Mines and Vallon d'Arbi.
We did three days with mountain guides; when the snow first fell, quite superb powder down from Fontanet all the way to Le Chable and then from Bruson down into the next valley to Chamoille and back by taxi; the next week going across the Rhone valley to Ovronnaz and doing a 2 hour skin up in beautiful conditions; thirdly,once fresh powder was harder to find, a 55 minute hike carrying our skis up Cat Track to access excellent fresh powder on the back of Mont Fort..
To complete our coverage of nearly all Verbier's classic off piste we also twice one day hiked up to the Rock Garden above Lac des Vaux (40 minutes each time carrying skis), once skiing down the Rock Garden itself and then over to the Hidden Valley, which as so often was just great. There was of course the little matter of the 45 minute walk out at the end to Prarion, exacerbated by there not being time for the traditional lunch at Chalet des Alpes.
Much of this was done as part of the Ski Club leading but greatly enhanced by the members that have formed the Ski Touring Club 1936 of Verbier residents or regulars. This provides a ready group of people to form splinter groups from the main leading group if there are too many or differing standards, for getting groups together for mountain guides and, of course for ensuring that apres life is kept at a high standard.

Slopes:
5 stars
Accommodation:
5 stars
Eating:
5 stars
Apres:
5 stars
Value for money:
4 stars
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tour operators in Verbier

Skiworld
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Inghams
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Crystal Ski Holidays
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ski accommodation in Verbier

Chalet Apartment Rentals
15% discount for Ski Club members
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Verbier Rentals
10% discount for Ski Club members
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Erna Low
6% discount for Ski Club members
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PowderBeds.com
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member discounts in Verbier

Skiset
60% discount for Ski Club members
N.B. Online bookings will vary depending on resort and seasonal time. However Ski Club members will...
Alpinemojo Ski School
15% discount for Ski Club members
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Element Ski School
10% discount for Ski Club members
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European Snowsport
10% discount for Ski Club members
10% off all lessons booked direct by the Ski Club member. State membership at time of booking. Not...
New Generation Ski & Snowboard School
10% discount for Ski Club members
Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. A valid membership...
Adrenaline Ski and Snowboard School Verbier
£10 discount for Ski Club members
state your membership at time of booking and take your membership card along to your lessons.
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