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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
29 Mar 2017 13:11
 
Spring conditions across the resort
Snowfall:
Last snowed 23 Mar 2017
Fresh snow 25cm
Last 7 days 25cm
Next 9 days 19cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 200cm
Lower piste depth 10cm
Snow conditions:
Upper pistes Spring snow
Resort runs Spring snow
Off piste snow Varied
Lifts:
Lifts open 19 out of 25
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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
 
Some drizzle, heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu afternoon, min 0°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.
Wednesday 29 March 2017

Another glorious day

Wednesday 29 March 2017
Some clouds

0cm snow expected

4°C max temp

Thursday 30 March 2017
Clear

0cm snow expected

6°C max temp

Friday 31 March 2017
Clear

0cm snow expected

6°C max temp

Snow overview for Switzerland
Monday 27 March 2017

Monday 27th of March was a classic Swiss spring skiing day. Weather conditions bought widespread strong sunshine and warm temperatures making for a lovely day in the mountains. On snow conditions are good although snow on the lower slopes is disappearing fast. Switzerland’s high altitude resorts are currently offering some outstanding skiing above 3000 metres with fresh snow reported over the weekend. Switzerland’s best skiing is undoubtedly to be found in Zermatt (5/281cm) and Saas Fee (28/260cm).

In the forecast, aside from a brief cloudy period tomorrow sunny and dry weather is expected this week. The weekend forecast is looking pretty interesting with heavy snowfall forecast around The Matterhorn, check back on Thursday for a more accurate look at this storm.

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Angus Cameron
Posted: 05/02/16
Beautiful Engelberg
Overall rating: 5 stars
Angus Cameron
Visited: January 2016

Engelberg combines a typical Swiss mountain town with some excellent skiing. The town has an ancient monastery, where they make cheese and beer, and there are various museums and other facilities that you wouldn't find in a French resort.
The skiing is quite limited if you are on your own but with a mountain guide, compliments of Freshtracks, the mountain is yours. There is so much off piste skiing in safe conditions and beautiful scenery. Admittedly, sometimes a short walk or skin may be necessary to connect back to the main area. But in exchange for fresh powder, which isn't trashed by the local lads in the first hour or even the first week, that is a small sacrifice.
The Swiss are unfailingly charming, the connection from the airport by train is a pleasure and Engelberg, with its own microclimate, is reputed to get the first snow from the North.
The Hotel Terrace is not luxurious but the food is plentiful, the rooms comfortable and the price, which includes the ski pass, is a bargain. The free wine at meals is at best only wet and cold but that is the only criticism.

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