Mount Mawson Snow Report:

The Mount Mawson snow report is: Lifts open - unreported. Our model predicted 8cm (3.1 inches) of snow fell over the last 6 days between Saturday 22 of February at 12AM and Friday 28 of February at 12AM at the mid mountain level.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
4cm
Thu 27 Feb
Origin:Report Origin

Last significant snowfall:

Ankle
4cm
Thu 27 Feb
Origin:Report Origin

Mount Mawson snow depths:

Mountain
Upper snow depth:Snow RadarTell us
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Mount Mawson resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Mount Mawson brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Mount Mawson snow report shown below was updated on 28 Feb 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 Mount Mawson.

Last snowfall:

1cm
Jan 24
7cm
Feb 03
4cm
Feb 26
4cm
Feb 27

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste condition:
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Conditions off piste
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Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
No snow is forecast
Next significant snowfall
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No significant snow is forecast
Lift
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Mount Mawson snow conditions

  • 0
    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 2
    Powder Days
  • 3
    Bluebird Days

Snow Radar

Latest snow reports near Mount Mawson:

No recent snow reports

No recent snow reports

Mount Mawson Snow Depths:

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

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Snow reports for resorts near Mount Mawson

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

Resort
Issued: 2 days ago 163km  away
Issued: yesterday 1910km  away
Issued: today 4397km  away
Issued: yesterday 8612km  away
Issued: yesterday 8625km  away
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6cm
2 days ago
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11cm
yesterday
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Weather
Fri
partially cloudy
Sat
partially cloudy
Sun
partially cloudy
Mid station 1510m
Fri
heavy snow
Sat
clear
Sun
clear
Mid station 3296m
Fri
thunderstorm
Sat
light rain
Sun
thunderstorm
Mid station 2442m
Fri
clear
Sat
light rain
Sun
cloudy
Mid station 1420m
Fri
clear
Sat
light rain
Sun
partially cloudy
Mid station 1140m

Notes on the Mount Mawson Snow Report

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

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

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