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Crissolo Snow Report for 17 Dec 2014

Our Snow Report for Crissolo brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Crissolo snow report shown below was updated on 17 Dec 2014. 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 Crissolo.

Crissolo Snow Report Issued: 17 Dec 2014

Most recent snowfall: on 15 Dec 2013
Fresh snow depth: 10 cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
120
20
Bottom New Snow in Resort: –
Good piste on-piste
×
Closed
Powder Off piste
Powder
Resort runs Resort runs Closed

Resort Ski Report: 0 out of 0 Lifts open. -

Crissolo Snow Conditions: Powder day!

Reported Weather Conditions: Sun, Resort closed due to a lack of snow, Temperature: -25° C

  
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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)
Tue Wed Thu

(1350m — 2823m)

snow report today

36 km away

80
40
Soft
Limited
10 cm
6 days ago
11
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Mid station 2086 m
3350m 2600m 1850m

(1861m — 2766m)

snow report today

38 km away

Vars webcam
50
10
Soft
Limited
5 cm
6 days ago
10
clear
clear
clear
Mid station 2314 m
3350m 2750m 1850m

(1850m — 2750m)

snow report today

39 km away

Risoul webcam
50
10
Fair
Limited
5 cm
6 days ago
11
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Mid station 2300 m
3350m 2700m 1850m

(1350m — 2823m)

snow report today

40 km away

Cesana Torinese (Via Lattea) webcam
80
40
Soft
Limited
20 cm
6 days ago
11
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Mid station 2086 m
3350m 2600m 1800m

(1350m — 2823m)

snow report today

41 km away

40
×
Closed
Limited
20 cm
6 days ago
12
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Mid station 2086 m
3350m 2600m 1800m

Notes on the Crissolo Snow Report

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

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Crissolo weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Crissolo, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Crissolo. 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, Crissolo snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Crissolo snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Crissolo 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 Crissolo 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 Crissolo, study the Crissolo piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Crissolo snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Crissolo 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 Crissolo (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Crissolo Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Crissolo 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.