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Mayrhofen Snow Report for 20 Feb 2019

Ski Austria

Mayrhofen Snow Report for 20 Feb 2019

Our Snow Report for Mayrhofen brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Mayrhofen snow report shown below was updated on 20 Feb 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 Mayrhofen.

Mayrhofen Snow Report Issued: 20 Feb 2019

Season opens: 1 December 2018 | Season closes: 22 April 2019

Season open
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Most recent snowfallon 12 Feb 2019
Fresh snow depth:32 cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
160
10
TopNew Snow at Top: –
Good pisteOn pistePacked powder or groomed snow
PowderOff piste-
Resort runsResort runsopen

Resort Ski Report:45 out of 45 Lifts open. 139 of 139 km of pistes open. cloudy Our model predicted that 32cm (13 inches) of snow fell over 48 hours between Sunday 10 of February at 10PM and Tuesday 12 of February at 10PM CET at the mid mountain level

Eyeball snow report
  1. Eyeball reporter Fantastic skiing on piste. Clear blue skies, all lifts open.
  2. Eyeball reporter All lifts open, perfect snow conditions. Clear blue skies, all lifts open.
  3. Skiwelt wilder kaiser   brixental fotograf christiankapfingerSkiWelt Marketing It is at least temporarily sunny and it remains largely dry until the evening.
  4. Eyeball reporter Another sunny day in store, mild temperatures. Good on piste, off piste variable. Avalanche level 2.
  
*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
on-piste
Powder
off-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)
Thu Fri Sat

(630m — 2500m)

snow report yesterday

0 km away

Mayrhofen webcam
160
10
Packed powder or groomed snow 32 cm
9 days ago
2
partly cloudy
light snow
clear
Mid station 1565 m
1800m 1550m 1650m

(1372m — 2499m)

snow report yesterday

9 km away

250

Good

Fresh
39 cm
9 days ago
3
partly cloudy
snow showers
clear
Mid station 1936 m
1800m 1450m 1600m

(1246m — 2499m)

snow report yesterday

13 km away

Gerlos webcam
265

Good

Fresh
44 cm
9 days ago
3
partly cloudy
light snow
clear
Mid station 1872 m
1750m 1450m 1550m

(1500m — 3250m)

snow report yesterday

16 km away

Hintertux webcam
435
110
Packed powder or groomed snow 37 cm
9 days ago
4
partly cloudy
light snow
clear
Mid station 2375 m
1850m 1600m 1750m

(1499m — 2499m)

snow report yesterday

16 km away

Hochfügen webcam
310
10
Packed powder or groomed snow 42 cm
9 days ago
3
partly cloudy
snow showers
clear
Mid station 1999 m
1900m 1500m 1700m

Notes on the Mayrhofen Snow Report

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

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

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