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Reichenbach - Faltschen Snow Report for 17 Feb 2017

  • Weather Forecast for Reichenbach - Faltschen at  m altitude issued: 6 pm27 Feb 2017 (local time)  
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Reichenbach - Faltschen Snow Report for 17 Feb 2017

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Our Snow Report for Reichenbach - Faltschen brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Reichenbach - Faltschen snow report shown below was updated on 17 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 Reichenbach - Faltschen.

Reichenbach - Faltschen Snow Report Issued: 17 Feb 2017

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Most recent snowfallon 7 Feb 2017
Fresh snow depth:-cm

Fresh snow depth
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Snow Depth, cm
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste
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Closed
PowderOff piste-
Resort runsResort runsClosed

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 0Lifts open.0 of 10 km of pistes open

Reported Weather Conditions:no report

Eyeball surf report
  1. eyeball reporterBob South facing slopes are softening in the strong sunshine. Possibility of snow tonight.
  2. eyeball reporterJohn Mac the run down to Winteregg is a bit light on snow but elsewhere the skiing is fine.
  
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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

(999m — 1626m)

snow report today

4 km away

Aeschi webcam
5
×
Closed
14
17
22
light snow
snow showers
rain showers
Mid station 1312 m
1450m 1350m 1950m

(929m — 2671m)

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5 km away

60
35

Good
20 days ago
42
28
42
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 1800 m
1450m 1250m 1900m

(1161m — 1639m)

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5 km away

35
15

Good
17
21
30
light snow
snow showers
light rain
Mid station 1400 m
1500m 1250m 1950m

(1562m — 1788m)

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9 km away

20
20

Good
19 days ago
39
22
33
moderate snow
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 1675 m
1450m 1300m 1900m

(1200m — 1951m)

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11 km away

Beatenberg webcam
No Info
21
23
29
moderate snow
snow showers
rain showers
Mid station 1576 m
1500m 1400m 1950m

Notes on the Reichenbach - Faltschen Snow Report

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

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

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