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St Martin de Belleville Snow Report for 15 Dec 2017

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St Martin de Belleville Snow Report for 15 Dec 2017

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Our Snow Report for St Martin de Belleville brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest St Martin de Belleville snow report shown below was updated on 15 Dec 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 St Martin de Belleville.

St Martin de Belleville Snow Report Issued: 15 Dec 2017

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Most recent snowfallon 15 Dec 2017
Fresh snow depth:30cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
264
50
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-pistePowder
PowderOff piste Fresh
Resort runsResort runsFresh

Resort Ski Report:9 out of 34 Lifts open.

St Martin de Belleville Snow Conditions:Great skiing thanks to the recent snowfalls

Reported Weather Conditions:Snow, Cloudy and snowy today, Temperature: -11°C

Eyeball snow report
  1. Oz station winterLe Chateau d'Oz, Great place lovely food. Snow sure. Great opening to the season today. Excellent skiing on well prepared pistes.
  2. Skivillaroger[1]Ski Villaroger First day of opening #villaroger #lesarcs #powder [link]
  3. Logo snowforcastChalet Chardons Waking up every morning to fresh snow is like a dream from a fairy tale! We could get used to this! #winterwonderland #tignes #valdisere #chaletchardons
  4. eyeball reporterAnonymous Report: There is heavy snow falling in Les Deux Alpes.
  
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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)
Sat Sun Mon

(1402m — 2850m)

snow report yesterday

0 km away

264
50
Powder
Fresh
30 cm
yesterday
15
light snow
clear
moderate snow
Mid station 2126 m
500m 300m 550m

(1452m — 2952m)

snow report yesterday

7 km away

130
60

Fresh

Fresh
20 cm
2 days ago
15
light snow
clear
moderate snow
Mid station 2202 m
500m 300m 600m

(1450m — 2850m)

snow report yesterday

8 km away

Les Menuires webcam
264
97
Powder
Powder
50 cm
yesterday
13
light snow
clear
moderate snow
Mid station 2150 m
500m 300m 600m

(1337m — 2738m)

snow report yesterday

9 km away

La Tania webcam
112
84

Good
Best up high
8 cm
4 days ago
15
light snow
clear
moderate snow
Mid station 2038 m
500m 300m 600m

(1250m — 2550m)

snow report yesterday

10 km away

68
61
×
Closed

Varied
17 cm
5 days ago
14
light snow
clear
moderate snow
Mid station 1900 m
500m 350m 550m

Notes on the St Martin de Belleville Snow Report

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

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

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