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Montgenèvre (Via Lattea) Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Montgenevre (Via Lattea) at 2015 m altitude issued: 1 am27 Apr 2017 (local time)
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Montgenèvre (Via Lattea) Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Montgenèvre (Via Lattea) Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sat afternoon, min -7°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Fri morning, calm by Sat morning).

Days 4-6 Montgenèvre (Via Lattea) Weather Summary:

Mild at first with light rain (total 2.0mm) on Sun afternoon followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sun afternoon, min -3°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.
Thursday 27Friday 28Saturday 29Sunday 30Monday 1Tuesday 2
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snow showers
light snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
partly cloudy
rain showers
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
partly cloudy
clear
snow showers
km/h
Wind (km/h)
10 SW10
5 SW5
15 NW15
20 NW20
20 NW20
5 NW5
5 SSE5
10 SSE10
10 SE10
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
15 SE15
25 E25
5 E5
10 E10
10 ENE10
10 ENE10
10 ENE10
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T alps snow sum27.cc23
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Snow cm
-132--------169--1
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Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
00-1-6-4-42312420-1-1022
min°C
Min °C
-10-7-7-4-6-13-10300-1-3-21-1
chill°C
WChill°C
-4-2-14-15-10-10-11-4-30-5-5-6-7-5-2-5
Humid.%708284737247246564567491808884626175
Freezing level (m)20002000110013001600900225023501900235024502100195018501700205022502050
Montgenèvre (Via Lattea) freezing level scale
snowy slopeMontgenèvre (Via Lattea) freezing level
Sunrise6:28--6:26--6:26--6:24--6:22--6:20--
Sunset-8:32--8:34--8:35--8:36--8:37--8:38-
Eyeball surf report
  1. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snow falling at Le Corbier (Les Sybelles).
  2. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: There is heavy snow falling at Molines en Queyras.
  3. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: Snowing in Risoul.

Other resorts in France are reporting: powder (6) / good piste (9)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Montgenèvre (Via Lattea) at the specific elevation of 2015 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Montgenèvre (Via Lattea). To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of France.

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Resort name is also written as Montgenevre (Via Lattea).

Visitor Reviews of Montgenèvre (Via Lattea)

Andy Parums from Qatar writes:

Very much second division, compared to say the Trois Vallees or La Plagne. Main problem is the piste management; we were there early season and 60% of the pistes were closed and the attitude of the management was "tough luck, we've got your money". Contrast this with the top class resorts where the bashers work night and day to get the pistes open and in shape for the customers. Even 10 days after a major dump of snow some key pistes were still not opened. The pisteing of the low link to Claviere was pathetic.

Signing and lift status is unreliable and on 2 occasions for us downright dangerous (e.g. Chalvet home-run blue signed as open when it was not, forcing inexperienced skiers onto a steep red section). The excellent upper section of the Pharo blue was open, but the long drag lift next to it was closed for a week and a half. Go figure.

Lift planning is also poor: no rope tows on some long flat sections e.g. the low connection to Claviere, no trail across the home run to make it easy to get to the Obelisque and the bottom of Tremplin, no high-level connection back from Claviere, etc.

On the positive side, it was always pleasant to walk down the main street after the lifts closed. The Italian/French mix is a real bonus. If all pistes were open there would be a good variety of skiing. Generally, not big lift queues except Sundays when the day trippers come, but few mountain cafes so they get overcrowded at lunchtime - best to shoot back down to the village.

A note on Claviere: nice short reds but, with the exception of piste 91 which you will need to get home to Monty, avoid everything blue unless you are a fan of long-distance poling. Use La Coche, not Col Boeuf, to get up to the Colle Bercia. Col Boeuf is really just to get back to Montgenevre.

Good value food and drink compared to the top class resorts - maybe 25% cheaper. The lift pass was maybe 15% cheaper, but with all the closed pistes in Christmas week this made even Glenshee and Aviemore look like good value, and there is no higher insult than that.

Probably won't go back, the piste opening is too much of a gamble for keen skiers.

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