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La Thuile Snow Report for 28 Apr 2017

  • Weather Forecast for La Thuile at  m altitude issued: 1 pm28 Apr 2017 (local time)
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La Thuile Snow Report for 28 Apr 2017

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Our Snow Report for La Thuile brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest La Thuile snow report shown below was updated on 28 Apr 2017. 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 La Thuile.

La Thuile Snow Report Issued: 28 Apr 2017

Season opens: 26 November 2016 | Season closes: 18 April 2017

Season closed
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BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste
PowderOff piste
Resort runsResort runsclosed

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 37Lifts open.

La Thuile Snow Conditions:Resort is closed for the season

Reported Weather Conditions:,Temperature: -5°C

Eyeball surf report
  1. Pnlogo snowcastPremiere Neige Happy #Friday! It looks like #winter is still hanging on here in #SainteFoy this morning! [link]
  2. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snow is falling in Chamonix.
  3. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Heavy snow is falling in Flaine.
  4. High%20res%20simply%20val%20logoSimply Val d'Isere Closing weekend and it's still snowing #valdisere! . Contact us [link] for next years ski holiday! [link]
  5. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snow falling at La Clusaz.
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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

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(1450m — 2642m)

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0 km away

La Thuile webcam
moderate snow
rain showers
Mid station 2046 m
1200m 1650m 1900m

(1222m — 2624m)

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9 km away

Courmayeur webcam
moderate snow
rain showers
Mid station 1923 m
1200m 1600m 1900m

(1850m — 2600m)

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12 km away

La Rosière webcam
Spring snow
Best up high
2 cm
26 days ago
Another glorious day // 28 Apr
moderate snow
partly cloudy
snow showers
Mid station 2225 m
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(1545m — 2620m)

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16 km away

moderate snow
snow showers
Mid station 2082 m
1200m 1600m 1850m

(1580m — 3199m)

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19 km away

Les Arcs webcam
moderate snow
snow showers
Mid station 2390 m
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Notes on the La Thuile Snow Report

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

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

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