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Les Diablerets Snow Report for 6 May 2015

  • Weather Forecast for Les Diablerets at  m altitude issued: 1 am26 May 2015 (local time)  
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Les Diablerets Snow Report for 6 May 2015

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Our Snow Report for Les Diablerets brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Les Diablerets snow report shown below was updated on 6 May 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 Les Diablerets.

Les Diablerets Snow Report Issued: 6 May 2015

Season opens: 25 October 2014 | Season closes: 3 May 2015

Season closed
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Most recent snowfallon 4 Apr 2015
Fresh snow depth:0cm

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BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste
PowderOff piste
No snow
Resort runsResort runsclosed

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 15Lifts open.-

Les Diablerets Snow Conditions:Resort is closed for the season

Reported Weather Conditions:Sun,Resort closed due to a lack of snow,Temperature: 10°C

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  1. Glacier 3000Steff May 3rd was the last day of the Winter season. From May 4th the Glacier is open for the Summer season: Glacier walk, snowshoes, cross country skiing and the Alpine coaster (check it out, it's a must!)
  2. Glacier 3000Manager Report: It is snowing steadily in Gstaad Glacier 3000.
  3. Clip image002Ski Transfers Blue skies here at Skitransfer towers. Still a bit cool for the end of May. [link]
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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.

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(1546m — 3016m)

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Mid station 2281 m
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11 km away

End Of Season 82 days ago
light rain
Mid station 1600 m
2300m 2600m 3100m

(1219m — 2555m)

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14 km away

End Of Season 82 days ago
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Mid station 1887 m
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16 km away

End Of Season 50 days ago
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Mid station 1742 m
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(1472m — 2328m)

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18 km away

End Of Season 51 days ago
light rain
Mid station 1900 m
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Notes on the Les Diablerets Snow Report

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

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

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