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Haider Alm Snow Report for 16 Apr 2014

Our Snow Report for Haider Alm brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Haider Alm snow report shown below was updated on 16 Apr 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 Haider Alm.

Haider Alm Snow Report Issued: 16 Apr 2014

Season opens: 21 December 2013 | Season closes: 21 April 2014

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Season open
Most recent snowfall: on 23 Mar 2014
Fresh snow depth: - cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
34
5
Bottom New Snow in Resort: –
Good piste on-piste old
Powder Off piste -
Resort runs Resort runs Open

Resort Ski Report: 4 out of 5 Lifts open. 17 of 20 km of pistes open.

Eyeball surf report
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*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)
Fri Sat Sun

(1400m — 2850m)

snow report yesterday

14 km away

45
10
Packed 2 days ago
16
1
14
light snow
light snow
rain showers
Mid station 2125 m
1450m 1200m 1500m

(1260m — 2600m)

snow report today

15 km away

Maseben webcam
180
40
Packed 3 days ago
12
1
7
light snow
snow showers
rain showers
Mid station 1930 m
1550m 1250m 1600m

(1451m — 3232m)

snow report yesterday

15 km away

Scuol/Engadin webcam
90
Packed 2 days ago
18
5
20
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Mid station 2342 m
1450m 1200m 1500m

(1427m — 2684m)

snow report yesterday

26 km away

Serfaus webcam
85

Good

Varied
10 cm
3 days ago
14
1
11
light snow
snow showers
rain showers
Mid station 2056 m
1350m 1150m 1400m

(1999m — 2999m)

snow report yesterday

31 km away


Good
20
6
26
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 2499 m
1450m 1200m 1550m

Notes on the Haider Alm Snow Report

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

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

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