Ski Australia - Victoria

Mount Stirling Snow Report for 15 Jul 2019

Ski Australia - Victoria

Mount Stirling Snow Report for 15 Jul 2019

Our Snow Report for Mount Stirling brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Mount Stirling snow report shown below was updated on 15 Jul 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 Mount Stirling.

Mount Stirling Snow Report Issued: 15 Jul 2019

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Most recent snowfallon 15 Jul 2019
Fresh snow depth:13 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 0 Lifts open. Our model predicted that 13cm (5 inches) of snow fell over 48 hours between Saturday 13 of July at 10AM and Monday 15 of July at 10AM AEST at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less.

Eyeball snow report
  1. Is it snowing? For Mount Buller: No wind here. Freeze-thaw conditions. No new snow. Only some lifts are open. The pistes are closed. Not enough snow off-piste.
  
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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

(1390m — 1790m)

snow report 2 days ago

7 km away

Mount Buller webcam
66
51

Fresh

Fresh
11 cm
2 days ago
4
3
14
light snow
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 1590 m
1600m 1500m 1700m

(1512m — 1676m)

snow report 2 days ago

52 km away

Mount Buffalo webcam
5 cm
2 days ago
2
2
10
light snow
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 1594 m
1700m 1550m 1750m

(1454m — 1850m)

snow report 2 days ago

58 km away

Mount Hotham webcam
75
40
Packed powder or groomed snow 9 cm
2 days ago
2
4
12
light snow
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 1652 m
1600m 1350m 1650m

(1506m — 1521m)

snow report 2 days ago

66 km away

Dinner Plain webcam
8 cm
2 days ago
1
3
9
light snow
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 1514 m
1700m 1450m 1750m

(1430m — 1520m)

snow report 2 days ago

69 km away

11 cm
2 days ago
5
1
13
light snow
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 1475 m
1450m 1500m 1700m

Notes on the Mount Stirling Snow Report

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

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Mount Stirling weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Mount Stirling, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Mount Stirling. 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 Stirling snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Mount Stirling snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Mount Stirling 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 Stirling 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 Stirling, study the Mount Stirling 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 Stirling snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Mount Stirling 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 Stirling (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Mount Stirling Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Mount Stirling 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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