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Last Frontier Heliskiing Snow Report for 26 Jan 2015

Our Snow Report for Last Frontier Heliskiing brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Last Frontier Heliskiing snow report shown below was updated on 26 Jan 2015. 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 Last Frontier Heliskiing.

Last Frontier Heliskiing Snow Report Issued: 26 Jan 2015

Season opens: 19 December 2014 | Season closes: 24 April 2015

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Season open
Most recent snowfall: on 25 Jan 2015
Fresh snow depth: 30 cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
250
250
Bottom New Snow in Resort: –
Good piste on-piste Powder
Powder Off piste
Powder
Resort runs Resort runs closed

Resort Ski Report: 0 out of 0 Lifts open.

Last Frontier Heliskiing Snow Conditions: Great snow conditions throughout area

Reported Weather Conditions: Cloud, Overcast skies, Temperature: -5° C

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  1. Last frontier heli Last Frontier Heliskiing Reasonable conditions. Overcast skies, mild temperatures.
  
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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)
Mon Tue Wed

(351m — 518m)

snow report yesterday

91 km away

350
250
Wet
Varied
26 cm
yesterday
1
3
2
rain showers
partially cloudy
light snow
Mid station 434 m
1050m 650m 700m

(1146m — 1676m)

snow report yesterday

272 km away

115
60
Packed 22 days ago
12
21
24
light snow
partially cloudy
light snow
Mid station 1411 m
1150m 750m 350m

(366m — 792m)

snow report yesterday

327 km away

Eaglecrest Ski Area webcam
14
24
41
partially cloudy
clear
light snow
Mid station 579 m
200m 0m 400m

(935m — 1575m)

snow report today

472 km away

170
137
Machine Groomed
7
15
14
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Mid station 1255 m
1250m 850m 300m

(835m — 2969m)

snow report today

792 km away

215
215
Powder
Powder
15 cm
8 days ago
Overcast skies // 26 Jan
11
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
Mid station 1902 m
2250m 1550m 1150m

Notes on the Last Frontier Heliskiing Snow Report

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

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

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