Ski USA - Colorado

Vail Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Vail at 2986 m altitude issued: 5 am25 Sep 2017 (local time)
Ski USA - Colorado

Vail Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Vail Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 24.0mm), heaviest during Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 10°C on Tue afternoon, min -1°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Vail Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 13.0mm), heaviest on Thu afternoon. Very mild (max 11°C on Fri afternoon, min 2°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.
Monday 25Tuesday 26Wednesday 27Thursday 28Friday 29Saturday 30
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
clear
partly cloudy
clear
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light rain
rain showers
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
km/h
Wind (km/h)
0 SE0
20 W20
5 ESE5
5 SSE5
10 W10
10 SE10
5 SE5
5 SE5
10 E10
10 SE10
10 S10
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
15 WSW15
10 S10
5 SW5
20 W20
10 SSW10
Summary
clear
some clouds
clear
some clouds
some clouds
some clouds
light rain
rain shwrs
heavy rain
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
clear
rain shwrs
clear
clear
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
Snow map
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T col snow sum25.cc23
T col snow sum26.cc23
T col snow sum27.cc23
T col snow sum28.cc23
T col snow sum29.cc23
T col snow sum30.cc23
cm
Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
------3615152-2--21
max°C
Max °C
5718104895796911610116
min°C
Min °C
16-129248458251136103
chill°C
WChill°C
12-418-127237-1391581
Humid.%501861652279775794875884784069644173
Freezing level (m)310037502900335042003400365042003700370041503700370044003750395044503600
Vail freezing level scale
snowy slopeVail freezing level
Sunrise6:54--6:56--6:56--6:58--6:58--7:00--
Sunset-6:57--6:55--6:53--6:52--6:51--6:49-

Other resorts in USA - Colorado are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (0)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Vail at the specific elevation of 2986 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Vail. 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 United States.

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Visitor Reviews of Vail

SnowSki from New Zealand writes:

Anyone who says this mountain does not have anything for experts just doesn't know the mountain. It is a large cascading mountain range, as apposed to one mountain, making it difficult for first timers, and even less imaginative 2nd or 3rd timers to find the best lines. But this means these lines can remain untracked most of the day on powder days, unlike what one of the other reviewers said you will not get "only one powder run." Yes, the very most obvious runs will get tracked first but being an immense ski field, if you know what you are doing, you can ski powder all day.

While it is true mountains such as Alta, Jackson Hole, and some European areas have more easily accessible steeps, Europe does not have the same snow quality, and the Utah fields do not have the same diversity and size. I actually found Jackson Hole to be more crowded and the powder there much more quickly tracked, we were forced to hike there with a few hours as just about every person who is there is looking for steep powder lines, and aggressively. At least 50% of Vail patrons are families, maybe more, making it very easy to slip off into the advanced areas and be amongst the powder with a very laxed vibe compared to "powder hound" resorts such as Jackson.

The only resort I have found that I believe is superior all round to Vail in Northern America is BC's Revelstoke, and I have had 'em all good from Canada right through the Cascades and the Rockies. Europe is sick on its day, but the powder is not as light as the Rockies, and is much more avalanche prone if you go off-piste.

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