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Le Corbier (Les Sybelles) Snow Report for 15 Dec 2017

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Le Corbier (Les Sybelles) Snow Report for 15 Dec 2017

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Our Snow Report for Le Corbier (Les Sybelles) brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Le Corbier (Les Sybelles) snow report shown below was updated on 15 Dec 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 Le Corbier (Les Sybelles).

Le Corbier (Les Sybelles) Snow Report Issued: 15 Dec 2017

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Most recent snowfallon 14 Dec 2017
Fresh snow depth:5cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
150
55
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste Fresh
PowderOff piste Varied
Resort runsResort runsopen

Resort Ski Report:26 out of 26 Lifts open.

Le Corbier (Les Sybelles) Snow Conditions:Good skiing on well groomed pistes

Reported Weather Conditions:Cloud, Cloudy today, snow possible, Temperature: -8°C

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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

(1550m — 2264m)

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0 km away

Le Corbier (Les Sybelles) webcam
150
55

Fresh

Varied
5 cm
yesterday
50
9
12
light snow
light snow
snow showers
Mid station 1907 m
1000m 450m 250m

(1749m — 2430m)

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1 km away

150
55

Excellent

Fresh
20 cm
yesterday
52
10
11
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
Mid station 2090 m
1000m 450m 250m

(1430m — 2601m)

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15 km away

Valloire webcam
120
65
×
Closed

Varied
20 cm
today
43
6
11
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
Mid station 2016 m
1000m 350m 250m

(1101m — 2801m)

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17 km away

100
30
×
Closed

Varied
2 cm
2 days ago
50
9
10
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
Mid station 1951 m
1100m 550m 250m

(1400m — 3550m)

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21 km away

150
70
×
Closed

Fresh
15 cm
today
58
8
9
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
Mid station 2475 m
1050m 350m 250m

Notes on the Le Corbier (Les Sybelles) Snow Report

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

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

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