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Crans Montana Snow Report:

The Crans Montana snow report is: out of 27 Lifts open. 0 of 140 km of pistes open. Our model predicted that 4cm (1.6 inches) of snow fell over 12 hours between Monday 11 of May at 8PM and Tuesday 12 of May at 8AM CEST at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less. Reported Weather Conditions: Partly Cloudy, Temperature: 6°C.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
No recent snow

Last significant snowfall:

Ankle
5cm
Sun 24 May (AM)
Origin:Report Origin

Crans Montana snow depths: updated 27 May 2020

Mountain
Upper snow depth:
200cm
Lower snow depth:
40cm

Crans Montana resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Crans Montana brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Crans Montana snow report shown below was updated on 27 May 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 Crans Montana.

Last snowfall:

2cm
May 16
2cm
May 17
5cm
May 23
5cm
May 24

Resort report:

Resort Closed
Conditions piste
Piste condition:
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Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
No Info
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
2cm Sat 30 May (PM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
8cm Fri 05 Jun (AM)
Lift
Lifts open:
Conditions runs
Resort runs:

Crans Montana snow conditions

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    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 0
    Powder Days
  • 5
    Bluebird Days

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Crans Montana Snow Depths:

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

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Snow reports for resorts near Crans Montana

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Resort
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Issued: 3 days ago 11km  away
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Issued: 3 days ago 14km  away
Webcam
Anzère webcamVercorin webcamNo webcamChandolin webcamNo webcam
Snow Depth
Upper
Lower
200cm
60cm
Upper
Lower
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Upper
Lower
190cm
50cm
Upper
Lower
150cm
30cm
Upper
Lower
190cm
50cm
Piste State
Piste
Closed
Off Piste
Spring Snow
Piste
End Of Season
Off Piste
Spring Snow
Piste
End Of Season
Off Piste
Powder
Piste
End Of Season
Off Piste
Powder
Last Snow
Amount:
Date:
33cm
27 days ago
Amount:
Date:
40cm
27 days ago
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Date:
5cm
18 days ago
Amount:
Date:
5cm
18 days ago
Amount:
Date:
5cm
18 days ago
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0-3
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Weather
Sat
rain showers
Sun
clear
Mon
clear
Mid station 1942m
Sat
rain showers
Sun
clear
Mon
clear
Mid station 2087m
Sat
rain showers
Sun
clear
Mon
clear
Mid station 2315m
Sat
rain showers
Sun
clear
Mon
clear
Mid station 2326m
Sat
rain showers
Sun
clear
Mon
clear
Mid station 2348m

Notes on the Crans Montana Snow Report

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

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

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