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Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast Snow Report for 21 Feb 2018

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Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast Snow Report for 21 Feb 2018

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Our Snow Report for Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast snow report shown below was updated on 21 Feb 2018. Snow Reports are provided regularly throughout the ski season courtesy of our own network of ski resort managers, the Skiclub of Great Britain and Skiresort Service International GmbH. In addition to the current report on ski conditions, we also provide webcams (including a 4 week cam archive), current live observations from nearby weather stations and also historical snow data for Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast.

Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast Snow Report Issued: 21 Feb 2018

Season opens: 23 December 2017 | Season closes: 2 April 2018

Season open
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Most recent snowfallon 12 Feb 2018
Fresh snow depth:- cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
180
120
TopNew Snow at Top: –
Good pisteOn pistePacked
PowderOff piste-
Resort runsResort runsopen

Resort Ski Report:10 out of 10 Lifts open. 50 of 50 km of pistes open.

Eyeball snow report
  1. eyeball reporterSnow Forecast User Report: Snow is falling at Madesimo.
  2. eyeball reporterSnow Forecast User Report: Light snow is falling at Urnerboden. No wind today. Feeling cold here today. Variable snow conditions off-piste
  
*User Snow Reports: these can only be submitted by registered users. If you would like to submit user snow reports, or become a resort manager to make more in-depth updates to this resort's information, please contact us.

Snow Reports for Nearby Resorts

Bottom Mid Top
Resort Webcam Top
snow depth
top and bottom
Good piste
on-piste
Powder
off-piste
Fresh snow depth
last snow
Fresh snow depth
next 9 days
0–3 | 3–6 | 6–9
snow (cm)
Weather Next 3 days weather forecast.
Freezing level (m)
Sat Sun Mon

(1497m — 2808m)

snow report 2 days ago

0 km away

Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast webcam
180
120
Packed 11 days ago
5
3
33
partly cloudy
light snow
light snow
Mid station 2152 m
1550m 600m 0m

(1200m — 2300m)

snow report today

7 km away

Obersaxen - Mundaun - Val Lumnezia webcam
160
70
Powder
Powder
20 days ago
3
1
27
partly cloudy
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 1750 m
1550m 600m 0m

(1100m — 3017m)

snow report today

16 km away

Flims Laax Falera webcam
482
65

Excellent

Varied
2 cm
2 days ago
3
1
29
partly cloudy
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 2058 m
1450m 550m 0m

(1336m — 3290m)

snow report today

18 km away

203
20
Packed 5 days ago
7
4
40
partly cloudy
light snow
light snow
Mid station 2313 m
1600m 600m 0m
Elm

(1161m — 2439m)

snow report today

18 km away

310
25

Good
9
2
37
snow showers
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1800 m
1350m 450m 0m

Notes on the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast Snow Report

The snow report describes the piste and off-piste ski conditions at Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast. You can submit an updated snow report here. Piste and off-piste are often different so we ask snow reporters to describe Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast piste and off-piste conditions separately. If these details are missing from the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast snow report, you can predict off-piste conditions using the snow depth, the date of the most recent snowfall at Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast, the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast weather report and the forecast.

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast. It shows how much snow we think fell then, and the way freezing level, wind and weather have varied through time. You will be able to predict whether to expect off-piste powder, slush, spring snow, ice or wind crust.

If you see a report of powder or fresh snow conditions several days after snow last fell, there is usually a good reason. At crowded ski resorts, off-piste new snow will be tracked out within hours of a fresh fall but wherever crowds are light in relation to the accessible terrain, it will be possible to stay fresh much later, perhaps several days later. Alternatively, strong winds sometimes redistribute powder snow enough to cover old tracks, or it may simply be that the ski area was not fully open for some period after the snow fell, so fresh snow that fell a while ago has remained un-tracked until this report.

Whenever weather conditions change, Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast snow report on Friday afternoon may indicate fresh powder but if Friday night is mild and rainy then ski conditions will be very poor on Saturday morning. Conversely, if the weather stays stable and cold, the same snow report can be valid for more than a week. We advise that you check the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast snow forecast to see if conditions are likely to change before your visit.

Many skiers enjoy moguls and fast icy pistes but for off-piste skiers and free-ride snowboarders, fresh snow starts to deteriorate from the moment it settles. Wind, rain and periods of above-freezing temperature are the primary cause of the evolution from fresh powder to windslab, ice or slush. High altitude slopes that are shaded from the sun and sheltered from the wind preserve powder stashes longer after fresh snowfall. If the snow report mentions pockets of powder at Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast, study the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast on Friday may indicate powder after recent snowfall but following a sunny and busy weekend, when the locals hit the mountains en masse, the ski conditions (at any resort) can deteriorate rapidly and late arrivals may see very different ski conditions. Of course some people look for deteriorating conditions in the snow report for the likely development of mogul fields but for powder lovers and particularly snowboarders this can mean tracked out off-piste snow. Of course, this doesn’t always happen quickly after fresh snowfall particularly at quiet North facing resorts at high altitude where genuine powder stashes may be found days or even weeks later. It is worth checking the piste map for Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Brigels-Waltensburg-Andiast snow report we recommend that you check the snow forecasts found in the menu at the top of the page along with our ski resort guide.

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