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Meran 2000 Snow Report for 16 Feb 2017

  • Weather Forecast for Meran 2000 at  m altitude issued: 12 pm19 Feb 2017 (local time)  
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Meran 2000 Snow Report for 16 Feb 2017

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Our Snow Report for Meran 2000 brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Meran 2000 snow report shown below was updated on 16 Feb 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 Meran 2000.

Meran 2000 Snow Report Issued: 16 Feb 2017

Season opens: 8 December 2016 | Season closes: 24 March 2017

Season open
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Most recent snowfallon 11 Feb 2017
Fresh snow depth:-cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
40
35
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-pistePacked
PowderOff piste-
Resort runsResort runsOpen

Resort Ski Report:7 out of 7Lifts open.38 of 40 km of pistes open.

  
*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)
Sun Mon Tue

(2000m — 3200m)

snow report 2 days ago

20 km away

Val Senales (Schnalstal) webcam
90
10

Excellent

Varied
8 cm
13 days ago
3
9
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 2600 m
1450m 1300m 1850m

(1800m — 3080m)

snow report yesterday

25 km away

Obergurgl webcam
109
20

Excellent

Powder
2 cm
11 days ago
4
17
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 2440 m
1450m 1250m 1850m

(1800m — 2300m)

snow report 2 days ago

35 km away

Alpe di Siusi webcam
40
7
Packed 9 days ago
clear
clear
partly cloudy
Mid station 2050 m
1500m 1250m 2050m

(1370m — 3250m)

snow report 2 days ago

37 km away

Sölden webcam
214
20
Packed
Crud
5 cm
13 days ago
5
21
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 2310 m
1450m 1250m 1850m

(1640m — 2800m)

snow report today

40 km away

69
64
Packed 2 days ago
3
17
partly cloudy
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 2220 m
1450m 1350m 1850m

Notes on the Meran 2000 Snow Report

The snow report describes the piste and off-piste ski conditions at Meran 2000. You can submit an updated snow report here. Piste and off-piste are often different so we ask snow reporters to describe Meran 2000 piste and off-piste conditions separately. If these details are missing from the Meran 2000 snow report, you can predict off-piste conditions using the snow depth, the date of the most recent snowfall at Meran 2000, the Meran 2000 weather report and the forecast.

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Meran 2000 weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Meran 2000, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Meran 2000. 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, Meran 2000 snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Meran 2000 snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Meran 2000 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 Meran 2000 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 Meran 2000, study the Meran 2000 piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Meran 2000 snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Meran 2000 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 Meran 2000 (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Meran 2000 Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Meran 2000 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.