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Villarrica-Pucon Snow Report for 16 Sep 2014

Our Snow Report for Villarrica-Pucon brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Villarrica-Pucon snow report shown below was updated on 16 Sep 2014. 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 Villarrica-Pucon.

Villarrica-Pucon Snow Report Issued: 16 Sep 2014

Season opens: 27 June 2014 | Season closes: 13 October 2014

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Season open
Most recent snowfall: on 10 Sep 2014
Fresh snow depth: 20 cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
120
130
Bottom New Snow in Resort: –
Good piste on-piste
Good
Powder Off piste
Varied
Resort runs Resort runs Open

Resort Ski Report: 5 out of 6 Lifts open. Franck Dejour, Ski Man Snowboard Cross France in Snow Camp Training Pucon, all info here : https://www.facebook.com/pages/SNOW-CAMP-Training-PUCON/683404418403199?fref=photo&ref=hl

Villarrica-Pucon Snow Conditions: Fantastic skiing on piste

Reported Weather Conditions: Cloud, Cloudy this morning, clearing later, Temperature: -2° C

Eyeball surf report
  1. Sans%20titre 2 Aguaventura Snowshop Hoy el 21-09 el centro de ski esta abierto por el momento (1,7,9) #Ski #Pucon #Chile #Volcan #Villarrica
  2. Sans%20titre 2 Aguaventura Snowshop Hoy el 21-09 el centro de ski esta cerrado por el momento, proximo reporte a las 9 #Ski #Pucon #Chile #Volcan #Villarrica #Lluvia
  

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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)
Sun Mon Tue

(1530m — 2399m)

snow report yesterday

118 km away

200
80
Fair
Slush
6 cm
2 days ago
23
38
snow showers
snow showers
moderate snow
Mid station 1964 m
1550m 1250m 1250m

(1236m — 1700m)

snow report yesterday

145 km away

50
30
Packed 15 days ago
41
10
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1468 m
1300m 1100m 1000m

(1132m — 2179m)

snow report today

203 km away

120

Good
Spring
11 days ago
24
8
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
Mid station 1656 m
1400m 1200m 1050m

(1403m — 2086m)

snow report yesterday

9057 km away

Mount Hutt webcam
80
70
fresh 15 cm
yesterday
4
2
11
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
Mid station 1744 m
700m 2250m 2750m

(1310m — 1980m)

snow report yesterday

9069 km away

Porters webcam
75
25
fresh 15 cm
yesterday
4
1
15
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
Mid station 1645 m
700m 2000m 2800m

Notes on the Villarrica-Pucon Snow Report

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

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

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