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Mont Sainte-Anne Snow Report for 24 Mar 2017

  • Weather Forecast for Mont Sainte-Anne at  m altitude issued: 1 am27 Mar 2017 (local time)
Ski Canada - Quebec

Mont Sainte-Anne Snow Report for 24 Mar 2017

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Our Snow Report for Mont Sainte-Anne brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Mont Sainte-Anne snow report shown below was updated on 24 Mar 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 Mont Sainte-Anne.

Mont Sainte-Anne Snow Report Issued: 24 Mar 2017

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Most recent snowfallon 23 Mar 2017
Fresh snow depth:3cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
144
94
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste Fresh
PowderOff pisteBest up high
Resort runsResort runsFresh

Resort Ski Report:5 out of 9Lifts open.

Mont Sainte-Anne Snow Conditions:Good skiing/boarding throughout the area

Reported Weather Conditions:Cloud,Moderate snow forecast,Temperature: -2°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)
Mon Tue Wed

(36m — 806m)

snow report today

32 km away

196
196
Machine Groomed
15
10
light snow
light rain
snow showers
Mid station 421 m
250m 1250m 250m

(213m — 633m)

snow report yesterday

40 km away

41
41
Machine Groomed
12
8
light snow
light rain
partly cloudy
Mid station 423 m
800m 1200m 200m

(126m — 306m)

snow report yesterday

143 km away

30
30
Spring Conditions
15
2
7
light snow
light rain
light snow
Mid station 216 m
850m 1700m 450m

(130m — 183m)

snow report yesterday

191 km away

61
30
Variable Conditions
15
2
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 156 m
0m 400m 150m

(16m — 53m)

snow report yesterday

207 km away

41
20
Hard Pack
11
3
4
light snow
light rain
light rain
Mid station 34 m
850m 1800m 600m

Notes on the Mont Sainte-Anne Snow Report

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

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

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