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Sarıkamış Snow Report for 19 Jan 2018

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Sarıkamış Snow Report for 19 Jan 2018

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Our Snow Report for Sarıkamış brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Sarıkamış snow report shown below was updated on 19 Jan 2018. 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 Sarıkamış.

Sarıkamış Snow Report Issued: 19 Jan 2018

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Most recent snowfallon
Fresh snow depth:10 cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
95
75
TopNew Snow at Top: –
Good pisteOn piste Excellent
PowderOff piste Fresh
Resort runsResort runsOpen

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 4 Lifts open. -

Sarıkamış Snow Conditions:Excellent on and off piste conditions

Reported Weather Conditions:Light Snow, Cloudy today, snow possible, Temperature: -8°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)
Wed Thu Fri

(960m — 2200m)

snow report 2 days ago

417 km away

240
50
Packed 5 days ago
28
17
18
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1580 m
850m 750m 1150m

(575m — 2320m)

snow report yesterday

417 km away

279
40

Excellent

Fresh
2 cm
2 days ago
25
15
15
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1448 m
850m 750m 1150m

(2120m — 3360m)

snow report yesterday

640 km away

245
120

Excellent

Powder
10 cm
yesterday
66
5
light snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
Mid station 2740 m
1100m 700m 700m

(995m — 1770m)

snow report yesterday

1501 km away

40
20
Fair
Limited
2 cm
22 days ago
partly cloudy
clear
clear
Mid station 1382 m
250m 750m 1850m

(1446m — 1926m)

snow report yesterday

1503 km away

55
20

Good

Varied
10 cm
6 days ago
2
snow showers
clear
clear
Mid station 1686 m
250m 500m 1050m

Notes on the Sarıkamış Snow Report

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

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

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