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Morillon Snow Report for 20 Jan 2017

  • Weather Forecast for Morillon at  m altitude issued: 6 am22 Jan 2017 (local time)  
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Morillon Snow Report for 20 Jan 2017

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Our Snow Report for Morillon brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Morillon snow report shown below was updated on 20 Jan 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 Morillon.

Morillon Snow Report Issued: 20 Jan 2017

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Most recent snowfallon 16 Jan 2017
Fresh snow depth:2cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
200
40
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste Excellent
PowderOff pisteBest up high
Resort runsResort runsGood

Resort Ski Report:55 out of 65Lifts open.

Morillon Snow Conditions:Great skiing thanks to the recent snowfalls

Reported Weather Conditions:Sun,Lovely weather, perfect ski day,Temperature: 0°C

Eyeball surf report
  1. Logo 4Mountain Air Holidays Another great week ahead, snow conditions very good and plenty of sunshine.
  2. eyeball reporter Good skiing on well groomed pistes. Mostly sunny with increasing clouds.
  3. eyeball reporter Most lifts are open with great snow conditions. Mostly sunny with increasing clouds.
  
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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)
Sun Mon Tue

(689m — 1900m)

snow report 2 days ago

0 km away

Morillon webcam
200
40

Excellent
Best up high
2 cm
6 days ago
cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 1294 m
1200m 1300m 1000m

(818m — 2120m)

snow report 2 days ago

4 km away

80
43

Excellent
Tracked
2 cm
6 days ago
cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 1469 m
1150m 1250m 1000m

(1144m — 2120m)

snow report 2 days ago

7 km away

82
43

Excellent
Tracked
2 cm
6 days ago
cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 1632 m
1250m 1400m 1050m

(1585m — 2500m)

snow report yesterday

9 km away

Flaine webcam
200
40

Excellent
Tracked
2 cm
6 days ago
cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 2042 m
1200m 1350m 1100m

(1172m — 2002m)

snow report today

9 km away

Les Gets webcam
80
35

Good
×
Not Enough Snow
40 cm
8 days ago
cloudy
partly cloudy
snow showers
Mid station 1587 m
1200m 1250m 900m

Notes on the Morillon Snow Report

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

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

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