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Is Powder South Heliski snowsure?

The snowiest week in Powder South Heliski is week 1 of June. There are typically 2.0 snowy days during this week with 82cm of snowfall. Check out the Powder South Heliski Snow History graphs below. Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years.

Average monthly snow in Powder South Heliski

MonthSnow amount (week)Snow days (week)
June38cm1.6 days
July29cm1.8 days
August37cm2.0 days
September14cm2.0 days

Average Snow and Weather Conditions in Powder South Heliski during October (week 4):

The average snowfall forecast during week 4 of October for Powder South Heliski is 2 cm. There are typically 0.8 snowy days during this week. Powder South Heliski expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of October at the middle elevation of the heli-ski area at 3650m, based on historical averages over the last 6 years: At this time of year the normal freezing level (3691m) is very near the mid altitude of Powder South Heliski. Expect just one day with snowfall per week in Powder South Heliski at the end of October. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 2cm. Temperatures averaging above freezing both night and day in Powder South Heliski during week four of October with average maximum temperature 1.3°C and minimum temperature 0.1°C at the mid altitude. Often sunny. Expect sunshine on four or five days. Mostly light winds (average 20km/h) but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day per week. Sunny, calm and below freezing ideal weather days that follow new snow (bluebird powder days) are not expected but clear, calm and cold days that don't have fresh snow happen on average one or two days during this week in any given year. but powder days that do not coincide with cold, sunny and calm weather conditions are more common, on average one year in 5.


Snow History: Compare Resorts


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Snow Depths

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Powder South Heliski and (2007 – 2018).

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Powder South Heliski

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Lower Slopes
Upper Slopes
Fresh Snow

Average Snow Conditions in

Best ski days per week in Powder South Heliski and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Bluebird Powder Day
(Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Powder Day
(Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)
Bluebird Day
(Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)
Very windy days
(>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Powder South Heliski are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. Poorer weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.


Average Snowfall in

Graph showing the average precipitation (snow/rain) in Powder South Heliski and (2007 – 2018)

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Summer

Snowfall amount
(bar chart)
Days with significant snowfall.
(>5cm)
Days with significant rainfall.
(>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Powder South Heliski are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. The risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.


Average Temperature in

Graph showing the average temperature and freezing level at Powder South Heliski and (2007 – 2018)

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Average temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Temperatures
Above freezing
Below freezing
Freezing level
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The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Powder South Heliski are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.