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Riederalp - Aletsch Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Riederalp - Aletsch at 2488 m altitude issued: 6 am13 Dec 2017 (local time)
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Riederalp - Aletsch Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Riederalp - Aletsch Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -5°C on Wed night, min -13°C on Fri night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 4-6 Riederalp - Aletsch Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Mon afternoon, min -16°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.
Wednesday 13Thursday 14Friday 15Saturday 16Sunday 17Monday 18
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clear
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
10 W10
15 SW15
25 WSW25
20 W20
15 WSW15
20 SW20
15 WNW15
15 NW15
20 WNW20
15 WNW15
15 NW15
10 NW10
10 NNW10
15 NNW15
10 NW10
15 NW15
20 WNW20
15 NW15
Summary
clear
light snow
heavy snow
mod. snow
light snow
heavy snow
mod. snow
light snow
mod. snow
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
light snow
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T alps snow sum13.cc23
T alps snow sum14.cc23
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Snow cm
-22454186293421--3118
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Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
-6-6-5-8-8-7-10-11-12-13-13-15-14-14-11-8-7-8
min°C
Min °C
-9-6-6-8-8-8-10-12-13-13-14-16-15-14-14-9-7-9
chill°C
WChill°C
-14-11-14-15-15-16-16-19-22-20-21-24-22-21-21-15-14-15
Humid.%227098939094948890868981837851859591
Freezing level (m)70013001250135012501300105095050050055000350090013001200
Riederalp - Aletsch freezing level scale
snowy slopeRiederalp - Aletsch freezing level
Sunrise8:02--8:03--8:03--8:03--8:04--8:06--
Sunset-4:40--4:40--4:40--4:40--4:42--4:42-
Eyeball snow report
  1. eyeball reporterBob KLeine Scheidegg open for skiing, great piste and sunshine this morning.
  2. eyeball reporterMember Report: Light snow is falling in Belalp - Blatten - Naters. Just a light breeze today. Temperatures are around freezing. New snow is ankle depth. There are no lifts running. No pistes are open. Variable snow conditions off-piste
  3. eyeball reporterMember Report: Some cloudy spells at Zermatt. Light winds here. Pretty cold today. The new snow is ankle deep. Most lifts are open. Excellent piste conditions. Wind-blown snow off-piste
  4. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: It is snowing steadily in Crans Montana.

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The above table gives the weather forecast for Riederalp - Aletsch at the specific elevation of 2488 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Riederalp - Aletsch. 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 Switzerland.

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Visitor Reviews of Riederalp - Aletsch

Koen Braak from Netherlands writes:

Almost every Christmas I spend the holiday in Fiesch in the Aletsch region with my family. Fiesch, Fiescheralp, Betmmeralp and Riederalp have many not too expensive chalets for rent, ideal for families. The villages are charming and snow covered, breathing Swiss tradition. Don’t expect a thrilling night life.
The Alps and the great Aletsch gletscher are UNESCO protected, securing a beautiful environment for the future. The panoramas are one of the most beautiful in European Alps. Since the UNESCO status, no new lifts have been opened, but the capacity and quality of the existing lifts has been increased during the last years. A good connection lift between Bettmeralp and Kuhboden (Fiescheralp) is lacking and the slopes are for good skiers only. When the red Aletsch piste in Bettmeralp is closed, you have to take a few small lifts to get in Riederalp. Also within Riederalp slopes are not good connected. Especially for snowboarders this can be annoying.
The ski area has some exciting runs. You can ski from the Eggishorn (2900 metres) to Fiesch (1050 metre), a drop of almost 2 km with steep slopes and a controlled off-piste route. The real pros can take a steep freeride route from the top with their own security equipment. Another experience is the steep, but short, slope after skiing through a 100 meter skitunnel from the Bettmerhorn. You can choose to ski off-piste to Bettmeralp.
In Riederalp sometimes a slalom run is opened, the one in Fiescheralp is for groups only.
After a good dump of snow, the young locals know, you can descend from Bettmeralp and Riederalp into the valley. These are freeride routes and not on the map.
With the Aletsch ski pass you can visit Muhlebach near Ernen. This calm and tiny area only has four lifts, but with nice red runs and off piste possibilities when the off piste snow in the Aletsch area already has been packed by an overkill of skiers and boarders (in the holidays).
It seems the Swiss are trying to avoid risk (more than the French do). This area is missing a proper fun park with a lift. In Fiescheralp, there are some cheap and badly groomed plastic slides with scratches on the surface, a cheap rainbow and some badly shaped jumps. In Bettmeralp there are three jumps of a quality far below international freestyle standards. The slope control doesn’t like people building their own kicker. Sometimes I ended up confused when lifts are closed due to “bad weather”, despite perfect snow conditions.
The Aletsch area is not for freestyle. Great for families. Also expert skiers can have fun!

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