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Veysonnaz-Printse Snow Report for 22 Jan 2017

  • Weather Forecast for Veysonnaz-Printse at  m altitude issued: 12 am23 Jan 2017 (local time)  
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Veysonnaz-Printse Snow Report for 22 Jan 2017

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Our Snow Report for Veysonnaz-Printse brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Veysonnaz-Printse snow report shown below was updated on 22 Jan 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 Veysonnaz-Printse.

Veysonnaz-Printse Snow Report Issued: 22 Jan 2017

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Most recent snowfallon 15 Jan 2017
Fresh snow depth:-cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
135
40
BottomNew Snow in Resort: –
Good pisteon-piste Good
PowderOff piste-
Resort runsResort runsOpen

Resort Ski Report:76 out of 82Lifts open.381 of 412 km of pistes open

Reported Weather Conditions:no report

Eyeball surf report
  1. Logo 4Mountain Air Holidays Another great week ahead, snow conditions very good and plenty of sunshine.
  2. eyeball reporter Most lifts are open with great snow conditions. Mostly sunny with increasing clouds.
  
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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)
Mon Tue Wed

(1300m — 3330m)

snow report yesterday

0 km away

Veysonnaz-Printse webcam
135
40

Good
8 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 2315 m
1600m 1250m 1200m

(1365m — 3331m)

snow report yesterday

3 km away

Nendaz webcam
135
40
×
Closed
8 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 2348 m
1600m 1250m 1200m

(1144m — 2700m)

snow report yesterday

9 km away

80
35

Good
9 days ago
partly cloudy
clear
clear
Mid station 1922 m
1650m 1250m 1250m

(1720m — 2354m)

snow report yesterday

10 km away

55
25

Good
8 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 2037 m
1600m 1250m 1200m

(1568m — 2903m)

snow report yesterday

13 km away

Ovronnaz webcam
120
50

Good
7 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 2236 m
1600m 1150m 1150m

Notes on the Veysonnaz-Printse Snow Report

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

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

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