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Les Deux Alpes Snow Report:

The Les Deux Alpes snow report is: 9 out of 46 Lifts open. 16 of 200 km of pistes open. Our model predicted that 1cm (0.4 inches) of snow fell over 12 hours between Monday 03 of August at 8PM and Tuesday 04 of August at 8AM CEST at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less. Les Deux Alpes Piste State: Old corn snow, Hard.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
No recent snow

Last significant snowfall:

Ankle
5cm
Thu 02 Jul (PM)
Origin:Report Origin

Les Deux Alpes snow depths: updated 12 August 2020

Mountain
Upper snow depth:
180cm
Lower snow depth:

Les Deux Alpes resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Les Deux Alpes brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Les Deux Alpes snow report shown below was updated on 12 Aug 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 Les Deux Alpes.

Last snowfall:

3cm
Jul 22
2cm
Jul 23
1cm
Aug 03
1cm
Aug 04

Resort report:

Resort Open
Conditions piste
Piste condition:
Old corn snow, Hard
Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
Crust
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
1cm Mon 17 Aug (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
4cm Mon 24 Aug (AM)
Lift
Lifts open:
9 out of 46
Conditions runs
Resort runs:

Les Deux Alpes snow conditions

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    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 0
    Powder Days
  • 6
    Bluebird Days

Snow Radar

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Les Deux Alpes Snow Depths:

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Les Deux Alpes 2020. The long term average for the upper slopes is also shown for comparison.

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Snow reports for resorts near Les Deux Alpes

Find the best conditions for skiing and snowboarding near Les Deux Alpes using our Snowfinder page.

Resort
Issued: yesterday 124km  away
Issued: yesterday 133km  away
Issued: yesterday 135km  away
Issued: yesterday 142km  away
Issued: yesterday 143km  away
Webcam
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Snow Depth
Upper
Lower
120cm
107cm
Upper
Lower
180cm
30cm
Upper
Lower
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-
Upper
Lower
-
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Upper
Lower
195cm
50cm
Piste State
Piste
End Of Season
Off Piste
No Info
Piste
No Info
Off Piste
No Info
Last Snow
Amount:
Date:
16cm
64 days ago
Amount:
Date:
2cm
65 days ago
Amount:
Date:
16cm
64 days ago
Amount:
Date:
6cm
on 1 May
Amount:
Date:
1cm
65 days ago
Next 9 Days
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Weather
Thu
thunderstorm
Fri
clear
Sat
clear
Mid station 2264m
Thu
thunderstorm
Fri
clear
Sat
clear
Mid station 1832m
Thu
thunderstorm
Fri
clear
Sat
clear
Mid station 2186m
Thu
thunderstorm
Fri
clear
Sat
clear
Mid station 1658m
Thu
thunderstorm
Fri
clear
Sat
clear
Mid station 1894m

Notes on the Les Deux Alpes Snow Report

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

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

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