Bellevaux Snow Report:

The Bellevaux snow report is: 17 out of 23 Lifts open. 26 of 50 km of pistes open. Our model predicted that 11cm (4 inches) of snow fell over 18 hours between Friday 17 of January at 4PM and Saturday 18 of January at 10AM CET at the mid mountain level Bellevaux Snow Conditions: .


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
No recent snow

Last significant snowfall:

Ankle
6cm
Sat 18 Jan (AM)
Origin:Report Origin

Bellevaux snow depths: updated 24 January 2020

Mountain
Upper snow depth:
90cm
Lower snow depth:
5cm

Bellevaux resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Bellevaux brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Bellevaux snow report shown below was updated on 24 Jan 2020. 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 Bellevaux.

Last snowfall:

10cm
Dec 27
1cm
Jan 10
4cm
Jan 17
11cm
Jan 18

Resort report:

Resort Open
Conditions piste
Piste condition:
Packed powder or groomed snow
Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
1cm Mon 27 Jan (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
9cm Tue 28 Jan (AM)
Lift
Lifts open:
17 out of 23
Conditions runs
Resort runs:
Closed

Bellevaux snow conditions

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    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 0
    Powder Days
  • 4
    Bluebird Days

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Latest snow reports near Bellevaux:

  • 49 km away from Bellevaux

    6 hour ago
    weather station observation

    Drizzle reported from Haute-Savoie Mont Blanc Airport/Aéroport Annecy/Meythet at 463 metres elevation only 3 kms WNW of Annecy-LeSemnoz but it is forecast cold enough for snow at the ski area from Annecy-LeSemnoz

  • 16 km away from Bellevaux

    7 hour ago
    Eyeball reporter

    Fantastic skiing on piste. Overcast skies, mild temperatures. from Les Gets

  • 18 km away from Bellevaux

    - Abondance7 hour ago
    Abondance noir 2016 web

    Reasonable conditions. Clouds expected later. from Abondance

  • 18 km away from Bellevaux

    - Bernex8 hour ago
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    Most lifts are open with great snow conditions. Clear blue skies, most lifts are open. from Bernex

  • 22 km away from Bellevaux

    8 hour ago
    Eyeball reporter

    Great skiing on well groomed pistes. Cloudy today, snow possible. from La Chapelle d'Abondance

Bellevaux Snow Depths:

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Bellevaux 2019 - 2020. The long term average for the upper slopes is also shown for comparison.

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Snow reports for resorts near Bellevaux

Find the best conditions for skiing and snowboarding near Bellevaux using our Snowfinder page.

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Snow Depth
Upper
Lower
60cm
20cm
Upper
Lower
117cm
25cm
Upper
Lower
135cm
75cm
Upper
Lower
45cm
20cm
Upper
Lower
195cm
115cm
Piste State
Last Snow
Amount:
Date:
10cm
8 days ago
Amount:
Date:
11cm
8 days ago
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16cm
8 days ago
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6cm
8 days ago
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Date:
16cm
8 days ago
Next 9 Days
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3-6
6-9
12cm
12cm
2cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
14cm
12cm
2cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
21cm
22cm
3cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
8cm
10cm
2cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
21cm
22cm
2cm
Weather
Sun
light snow
Mon
partially cloudy
Tue
light snow
Mid station 1278m
Sun
cloudy
Mon
partially cloudy
Tue
light snow
Mid station 1267m
Sun
cloudy
Mon
partially cloudy
Tue
moderate snow
Mid station 1750m
Sun
light rain
Mon
partially cloudy
Tue
light snow
Mid station 1100m
Sun
cloudy
Mon
partially cloudy
Tue
moderate snow
Mid station 1702m

Notes on the Bellevaux Snow Report

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

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

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