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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
24 Apr 2014 13:30
 
The best conditions can be found on the upper slopes
Snowfall:
Last snowed 21 Apr 2014
Fresh snow 10cm
Last 7 days 10cm
Next 9 days 32cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 350cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Piste quality Good
Resort runs Closed
Off piste snow Limited
Lifts:
Lifts open 10 out of 24
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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
 
Heavy rain (total 24.0mm) on Sat night. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu afternoon, min -1°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.
Thursday 24 April 2014

Partly cloudy, some sunny spells

Thursday 24 April 2014
Rain showers

0cm snow expected

6°C max temp

Friday 25 April 2014
Rain showers

3cm snow expected

5°C max temp

Saturday 26 April 2014
Rain showers

7cm snow expected

5°C max temp

Snow overview for Switzerland
Thursday 24 April 2014

Good spring snow can be found across our featured Swiss resorts. It’s been fairly cool this week with no significant fresh snow.

Perhaps the biggest news is the weather forecast, with almost a metre of snow expected at many central Swiss resorts like Saas Fee (15/293cm). Spring conditions dominate there at the moment but loads of snow is expected over the weekend and it should transform their ski area.

The same can be said for Zermatt (0/250cm). The skiing on the upper slopes was great on Thursday 24th April and the fresh snow that’s coming from Saturday 26th April onwards should further enhance the skiing and give them a very wintry end to the season.

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Malcolm Bentley
Posted: 27/03/13
Engelberg delivers again
Overall rating: 5 stars
Malcolm Bentley
Visited: March 2013

My third time to Engelberg and probably the best yet. Engelberg is hardly known to the British and indeed to many others outside those that live in Zurich, Zug or Lucerne and its hardened band of off piste supporters, including quite a few Scandinavians.
It is primarily a weekend place for Zurich etc, so busy queues at the weekend but really uncrowded during the week. It is the complete opposite of the big French resorts, with few cruisy pistes, but the lift served off piste is some of the best. The most famous are the Steinberg glacier (1200m vertical), Galtiberg all the way down to the valley at Furenalp (2000m), Laub (1000m) and both east and west from Jochstock. The glacier definitely has some crevasses, I've seen a boarder break through into one, and generally the terrain is avalanche prone. There are plenty of very good local mountain guides.
It has an historical snow record of 1 metre more than many big resorts (Zermatt, Verbier, Val d'Isere).

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