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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
20 Oct 2014 11:10
 
Good skiing/boarding throughout the area
Snowfall:
Last snowed 29 Jul 2014
Fresh snow 6cm
Last 7 days 0cm
Next 9 days 5cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 105cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Piste quality Good
Resort runs Closed
Off piste snow Varied
Lifts:
Lifts open 11 out of 54
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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.
Help with snow & weather
Snow & weather forecast
 
Mild with light rain (total 5.0mm) on Mon night Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Mon afternoon, min -11°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the WNW on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the NW by Wed morning).
Monday 20 October 2014

Sunny weather this morning, clouds moving in this afternoon

Monday 20 October 2014
Some clouds

0cm snow expected

8°C max temp

Tuesday 21 October 2014
Rain showers

2cm snow expected

4°C max temp

Wednesday 22 October 2014
Snow showers

3cm snow expected

-10°C max temp

Snow overview for Switzerland
Monday 20 October 2014

Monday 20th October was a mixture of sunshine and cloud in Switzerland but overall conditions were very good.

Saas Fee (218cm) enjoyed recent snow fall and as a result the pistes are in a very good state with pockets of fresh powder to be found off the piste. There were seven lifts in operation for those fortunate enough to be out enjoying some excellent glacier skiing on Monday.

The next few days look cloudier for Switzerland with a chance of light snow mid-week, after which the sunshine is expected to return.

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Mary Privett
Posted: 27/04/14
Loads of snow!
Overall rating: 5 stars
Mary Privett
Visited: April 2014

I am in Zermatt as I write and it is tipping down with snow! Have had a short break here with just a couple of days spring skiing. The Matterhorn glacier paradise and over to Italy is fabulous particularly when visibility is good! The resort is extensive and fairly well signed. I have stayed at the Alpenhof Hotel which I can recommend for location - very near the Sunnega funicular and close to ski bus stops to get to the Matterhorn Express. Service, food, spa etc all brilliant too!

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