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Sonntag-Stein Snow Report for 21 Jan 2018

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Sonntag-Stein Snow Report for 21 Jan 2018

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Our Snow Report for Sonntag-Stein brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Sonntag-Stein snow report shown below was updated on 21 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 Sonntag-Stein.

Sonntag-Stein Snow Report Issued: 21 Jan 2018

Season opens: 16 December 2017 | Season closes: 2 April 2018

Season open
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Most recent snowfallon 21 Jan 2018
Fresh snow depth:- cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
120
90
TopNew Snow at Top: –
Good pisteOn pistePowder
PowderOff piste Powder
Resort runsResort runsopen

Resort Ski Report:2 out of 2 Lifts open. 7 of 7 km of pistes open.

Eyeball snow report
  1. eyeball reporterSnow Forecast User Report: Snowing heavily in Davos.
  2. Web%20ad%203bTony Galeano 2 mountains open, heavy snow ,30 km SE wind, high to very high avalanche danger level 4 to 5
  3. eyeball reporterSnow Forecast User Report: Heavy snow is falling at St. Anton.
  4. eyeball reporterSnow Forecast User Report: It is snowing heavily in Stuben am Arlberg.
  5. eyeball reporterSnow Forecast User Report: It is snowing steadily in St. Christoph.
  
*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)
Mon Tue Wed

(900m — 1750m)

snow report yesterday

0 km away

120
90
Powder
Powder
yesterday
39
31
heavy snow
clear
partly cloudy
Mid station 1325 m
1650m 1550m 2250m

(1520m — 2085m)

snow report yesterday

20 km away

150
35
Powder
Powder
yesterday
56
38
heavy snow
clear
partly cloudy
Mid station 1802 m
1700m 1500m 2050m

(1280m — 2030m)

snow report yesterday

20 km away

Ifen (Kleinwalsertal) webcam
300
60
Packed yesterday
59
38
heavy snow
clear
partly cloudy
Mid station 1655 m
1600m 1550m 2350m

(1304m — 2811m)

snow report yesterday

29 km away

St. Anton webcam
400
160

Good
Wind Blown
34 cm
yesterday
67
46
heavy snow
clear
partly cloudy
Mid station 2058 m
1700m 1500m 2100m

(1600m — 2000m)

snow report today

30 km away

150
120
Packed 2 days ago
48
35
moderate snow
clear
clear
Mid station 1800 m
1850m 1650m 2400m

Notes on the Sonntag-Stein Snow Report

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

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

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