Kaprun Snow Report:

The Kaprun snow report is: 15 out of 21 Lifts open. 19.7 of 61 km of pistes open. Skiing down to Langwiedboden Our model predicted that 31cm (12 inches) of snow fell over 42 hours between Friday 15 of November at 4PM and Sunday 17 of November at 10AM CET at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less. Kaprun Snow Conditions: .


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
31cm
Sun 17 Nov
Origin:Report Origin

Last significant snowfall:

Knee
31cm
Sun 17 Nov
Origin:Report Origin

Kaprun snow depths: updated 17 November 2019

Mountain
Upper snow depth:
110cm
Lower snow depth:
0cm

Kaprun resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Kaprun brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Kaprun snow report shown below was updated on 17 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 Kaprun.

Last snowfall:

51cm
Nov 13
4cm
Nov 15
16cm
Nov 16
31cm
Today

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste condition:
Packed powder or groomed snow
Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
12cm Tue 05 Nov (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
12cm Tue 05 Nov (AM)
Lift
Lifts open:
15 out of 21
Conditions runs
Resort runs:
closed

Kaprun snow conditions

  • 1
    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 2
    Powder Days
  • 2
    Bluebird Days

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Latest snow reports near Kaprun:

  • 34 km away from Kaprun

    5 hour ago
    weather station observation

    Light rain reported from Bad Gastein at 1200 metres elevation 5 kms S of Bad Gastein but it is forecast cold enough for snow at higher elevations in the ski area from Bad Gastein

  • 40 km away from Kaprun

    5 hour ago
    weather station observation

    Light rain reported from Pragraten Am Groavenediger at 1355 metres elevation one km WNW of Prägraten am Großvenediger but it is forecast cold enough for snow at the ski area from Prägraten am Großvenediger

  • 6 km away from Kaprun

    8 hour ago
    weather station observation

    Light rain reported from Zell Aa See Airport at 754 metres elevation only 2 kms S of Zell am See but it is forecast cold enough for snow at higher elevations in the ski area from Zell am See

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    Heavy snow falling some lifts may be closed due to wind. 50cm expected today tomorrow better and more snow on Tuesday. from Kaprun

Kaprun Snow Depths:

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

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Snow reports for resorts near Kaprun

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

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partially cloudy
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Mid station 1248m
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clear
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clear
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partially cloudy
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snow showers
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clear
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clear
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Notes on the Kaprun Snow Report

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

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

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