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Val Gardena Snow Report for 17 Apr 2015

Our Snow Report for Val Gardena brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Val Gardena snow report shown below was updated on 17 Apr 2015. 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 Val Gardena.

Val Gardena Snow Report Issued: 17 Apr 2015

Season opens: 5 December 2014 | Season closes: 12 April 2015

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Season closed
Most recent snowfall: on
Fresh snow depth: cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
Bottom New Snow in Resort: –
Good piste on-piste
Powder Off piste
Resort runs Resort runs closed

Resort Ski Report: 0 out of 79 Lifts open.

Val Gardena Snow Conditions: Resort is closed for the season

Reported Weather Conditions: , Temperature: 3° C

  
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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)
Mon Tue Wed

(2054m — 2625m)

snow report 2 days ago

17 km away

130
60
Packed 24 days ago
28
43
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Mid station 2340 m
2300m 2350m 2550m

(1800m — 3080m)

snow report yesterday

64 km away

121
16

Excellent

Varied
5 cm
2 days ago
30
46
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Mid station 2440 m
2200m 2250m 2650m

(630m — 2500m)

snow report yesterday

68 km away

5
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Mid station 1565 m
2100m 2200m 2550m

(1700m — 3201m)

snow report yesterday

72 km away

Stubai Glacier webcam
260
20
Packed 3 days ago
24
40
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Mid station 2450 m
2150m 2250m 2650m

(859m — 2260m)

snow report today

90 km away

125
Wet 2 days ago
10
clear
clear
clear
Mid station 1560 m
2200m 2350m 2650m

Notes on the Val Gardena Snow Report

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

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

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