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Zieleniec Snow Report for 20 Jan 2018

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Zieleniec Snow Report for 20 Jan 2018

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Our Snow Report for Zieleniec brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Zieleniec snow report shown below was updated on 20 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 Zieleniec.

Zieleniec Snow Report Issued: 20 Jan 2018

Season opens: 18 November 2017 | Season closes: 8 April 2018

Season open
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Most recent snowfallon 20 Jan 2018
Fresh snow depth:- cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
90
50
TopNew Snow at Top: –
Good pisteOn pistePacked
PowderOff piste-
Resort runsResort runsOpen

Resort Ski Report:26 out of 28 Lifts open. 19.4 of 21 km of pistes open.

  
*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

(850m — 1020m)

snow report yesterday

0 km away

90
50
Packed yesterday
8
2
cloudy
light snow
cloudy
Mid station 935 m
100m 350m 1600m

(580m — 1215m)

snow report yesterday

66 km away

Pec pod Sněžkou webcam
120
80
Packed yesterday
8
15
light snow
light snow
light rain
Mid station 898 m
100m 450m 1750m

(715m — 1310m)

snow report 2 days ago

73 km away

Špindlerův Mlýn - Svatý Petr webcam
80
50

Good
Best up high
20 cm
3 days ago
Overcast skies // 19 Jan
10
18
light snow
light snow
light rain
Mid station 1012 m
100m 450m 1750m

(620m — 860m)

snow report yesterday

84 km away

Paseky nad Jizerou webcam
85
45
Packed yesterday
9
15
light snow
light snow
light rain
Mid station 740 m
100m 400m 1700m

(650m — 800m)

snow report yesterday

191 km away

20
15

Fresh

Fresh
3 days ago
8
11
light snow
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 725 m
300m 1000m 2200m

Notes on the Zieleniec Snow Report

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

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

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