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Mieussy-Sommand Snow Report for 18 Mar 2019

Ski France

Mieussy-Sommand Snow Report for 18 Mar 2019

Our Snow Report for Mieussy-Sommand brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Mieussy-Sommand snow report shown below was updated on 18 Mar 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 Mieussy-Sommand.

Mieussy-Sommand Snow Report Issued: 18 Mar 2019

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Most recent snowfallon 18 Mar 2019
Fresh snow depth:6 cm

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

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 10 Lifts open. Our model predicted that 6cm (2.4 inches) of snow fell over 18 hours between Sunday 17 of March at 4PM and Monday 18 of March at 10AM CET at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less.

Eyeball snow report
  1. Eyeball reporter Sunny but cold, so excellent conditions for march !
  2. Bernex logo principal horizontal positif 1Bernex 17 slopes open out of 19: - 4 green - 4 blue - 6 red - 3 black
  3. Eyeball reporter Excellent on and off piste conditions. Clear blue skies, most lifts are open.
  4. resort manager reportManager report: No clouds over Praz De Lys Sommand today. Calm. Feeling cold here today. Only a dusting of new snow. The majority of lifts are open.
  5. Eyeball reporter Hard, icy conditions on piste. Clear blue skies, all lifts open.
  
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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
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)
Wed Thu Fri

(1200m — 1700m)

snow report yesterday

0 km away

6 cm
yesterday
clear
clear
clear
Mid station 1450 m
1100m 2250m 2650m

(800m — 1400m)

snow report today

7 km away

45
20

Fresh
4 cm
yesterday
clear
clear
clear
Mid station 1100 m
1200m 2300m 2700m

(1500m — 2000m)

snow report today

7 km away

200
110

Fresh
9 cm
yesterday
clear
clear
clear
Mid station 1750 m
1100m 2150m 2650m

(734m — 1800m)

snow report today

10 km away

140
40

Fresh
6 cm
yesterday
clear
clear
clear
Mid station 1267 m
1100m 2150m 2650m

(1101m — 1801m)

snow report today

11 km away

50
40

Fresh
5 cm
yesterday
clear
clear
clear
Mid station 1451 m
1150m 2250m 2700m

Notes on the Mieussy-Sommand Snow Report

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

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

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