Ben Lomond Snow Report:

The Ben Lomond snow report is: 0 out of 6 Lifts open. Our model predicted that 15cm (6 inches) of snow fell over 36 hours between Friday 08 of November at 8AM and Saturday 09 of November at 8PM AEDT at the mid mountain level


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
No recent snow

Last significant snowfall:

Shin
15cm
Sat 09 Nov

Ben Lomond snow depths: updated 09 November 2019

Mountain
Upper snow depth:Snow RadarTell us
Lower snow depth:

Ben Lomond resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Ben Lomond brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Ben Lomond snow report shown below was updated on 9 Nov 2019. 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 Ben Lomond.

Last snowfall:

7cm
Oct 27
3cm
Nov 06
12cm
Nov 08
15cm
Nov 09

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste condition:
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Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
4cm Wed 06 Nov (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
4cm Wed 06 Nov (AM)
Lift
Lifts open:
0 out of 6
Conditions runs
Resort runs:

Ben Lomond snow conditions

  • 0
    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 1
    Powder Days
  • 3
    Bluebird Days

Snow Radar

Latest snow reports near Ben Lomond:

No recent snow reports

No recent snow reports

Ben Lomond Snow Depths:

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

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Snow reports for resorts near Ben Lomond

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

Resort
Issued: yesterday 1734km  away
Issued: yesterday 1740km  away
Issued: yesterday 1747km  away
Issued: yesterday 1748km  away
Issued: yesterday 1748km  away
Webcam
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Snow Depth
Upper
Lower
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Upper
Lower
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Upper
Lower
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Lower
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Lower
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Piste State
Last Snow
Amount:
Date:
52cm
yesterday
Amount:
Date:
10cm
yesterday
Amount:
Date:
55cm
yesterday
Amount:
Date:
12cm
yesterday
Amount:
Date:
23cm
yesterday
Next 9 Days
0-3
3-6
6-9
2cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
2cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
1cm
0cm
2cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
3cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
2cm
0cm
0cm
Weather
Wed
snow showers
Thu
light snow
Fri
rain showers
Mid station 1543m
Wed
snow showers
Thu
partially cloudy
Fri
partially cloudy
Mid station 1418m
Wed
snow showers
Thu
light snow
Fri
rain showers
Mid station 1951m
Wed
snow showers
Thu
partially cloudy
Fri
partially cloudy
Mid station 1764m
Wed
snow showers
Thu
snow showers
Fri
partially cloudy
Mid station 1610m

Notes on the Ben Lomond Snow Report

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

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

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