Ski USA - Colorado

Copper Mountain Snow Report for 30 May 2019

Ski USA - Colorado

Copper Mountain Snow Report for 30 May 2019

Our Snow Report for Copper Mountain brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Copper Mountain snow report shown below was updated on 30 May 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 Copper Mountain.

Copper Mountain Snow Report Issued: 30 May 2019

Season opens: 15 November 2019 | Season closes: 19 April 2020

Season closed
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Most recent snowfallon 30 May 2019
Fresh snow depth:15 cm

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

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 21 Lifts open. Our model predicted that 15cm (6 inches) of snow fell over 48 hours between Tuesday 28 of May at 9AM and Thursday 30 of May at 9AM MDT at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less.

Eyeball snow report
  1. weather radar observationWeather radar observation: It is snowing heavily in Breckenridge.
  2. weather radar observationWeather radar observation: Heavy snow is falling at altitude in Beaver Creek.
  3. weather radar observationWeather radar observation: Heavy snow is falling at altitude in Breckenridge.
  4. weather radar observationWeather radar observation: There is heavy snow falling at altitude in Loveland.
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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
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)
Wed Thu Fri

(2925m — 3913m)

snow report today

8 km away

Breckenridge webcam
opens in 142 days 1 cm
light rain
Mid station 3419 m
4050m 4400m 4350m

(3286m — 3977m)

snow report 2 days ago

30 km away

Spring Conditions 1 cm
rain showers
rain showers
Mid station 3632 m
4050m 4400m 4300m

(3231m — 3871m)

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31 km away

opens in 122 days 1 cm
rain showers
rain showers
Mid station 3551 m
4000m 4400m 4250m

(3170m — 4054m)

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228 km away

4 cm
partly cloudy
Mid station 3612 m
4300m 4600m 4350m

(2364m — 3352m)

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483 km away

Spring snow 8 cm
21 days ago
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 2858 m
4350m 3900m 3200m

Notes on the Copper Mountain Snow Report

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

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

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