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Badia (Alta Badia) Snow Report for 27 Feb 2017

  • Weather Forecast for Badia at  m altitude issued: 6 pm27 Feb 2017 (local time)  
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Badia (Alta Badia) Snow Report for 27 Feb 2017

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Our Snow Report for Badia (Alta Badia) brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Badia (Alta Badia) snow report shown below was updated on 27 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 Badia (Alta Badia).

Badia (Alta Badia) Snow Report Issued: 27 Feb 2017

Season opens: 1 December 2016 | Season closes: 2 April 2017

Season open
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Most recent snowfallon 24 Feb 2017
Fresh snow depth:5cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
40
10
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-pisteArtificial
PowderOff pisteLimited
Resort runsResort runsopen

Resort Ski Report:53 out of 53Lifts open.

Badia (Alta Badia) Snow Conditions:Spring conditions across the resort

Reported Weather Conditions:Cloud,Cloudy skies, light snow expected,Temperature: -1°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)
Tue Wed Thu

(1324m — 2778m)

snow report today

0 km away

40
10
Artificial
Limited
5 cm
3 days ago
41
50
91
heavy snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
Mid station 2051 m
1450m 1050m 1500m

(1612m — 2478m)

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11 km away

Arabba webcam
55
28

Good
Limited
11 cm
3 days ago
53
71
130
heavy snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
Mid station 2045 m
1500m 1150m 1400m

(1236m — 2518m)

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13 km away

Val Gardena webcam
40
20

Good
Patchy
10 cm
16 days ago
37
53
93
heavy snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
Mid station 1877 m
1450m 1100m 1400m

(901m — 2275m)

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16 km away

Kronplatz webcam
50
25
Artificial
Limited
7 cm
21 days ago
18
13
31
light snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
Mid station 1588 m
1400m 1100m 1550m

(1502m — 2441m)

snow report yesterday

17 km away

45
15
10 cm
16 days ago
50
75
131
heavy snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
Mid station 1972 m
1500m 1150m 1350m

Notes on the Badia (Alta Badia) Snow Report

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

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

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