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St. Christoph Snow Report for 11 Dec 2018

Ski Austria

St. Christoph Snow Report for 11 Dec 2018

Our Snow Report for St. Christoph brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest St. Christoph snow report shown below was updated on 11 Dec 2018. 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 St. Christoph.

St. Christoph Snow Report Issued: 11 Dec 2018

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Most recent snowfallon 11 Dec 2018
Fresh snow depth:13 cm

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

Resort Ski Report:0 out of 87 Lifts open. Our model predicted that 166cm (65 inches) of snow fell over 96 hours between Friday 07 of December at 10PM and Tuesday 11 of December at 10PM CET at the mid level

Eyeball snow report
  1. Eyeball reporter Most lifts are open with great snow conditions. Clear blue skies, most lifts are open.
  2. weather station observation Snow grains reported from Oberstdorf at 810 metres elevation 5 kms NE of Oberstdorf-Söllereck Ski Resort
  3. Web ad 3bTony Galeano 4 mountains open , 23 pistes open , 11km N wind, valley beginner lifts closed, runs to resort closed , avalanche danger level3 considerable , perfect ski day
  4. weather station observation Snow reported from Oberstdorf at 810 metres elevation 5 kms NE of Oberstdorf-Söllereck Ski Resort
  5. Eyeball reporter Fantastic skiing on piste. Clear blue skies, most lifts are 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)
Sat Sun Mon

(1304m — 2811m)

snow report yesterday

4 km away

St. Anton webcam
140
40

Good
×
Not Enough Snow
179 cm
4 days ago
14
19
46
clear
light snow
light snow
Mid station 2058 m
400m 1250m 1050m

(1720m — 2450m)

snow report yesterday

6 km away

Zurs webcam
95
80
Powder
Powder
179 cm
4 days ago
15
20
49
clear
light snow
light snow
Mid station 2085 m
400m 1150m 1050m

(1000m — 2300m)

snow report today

11 km away

Klösterle/Sonnenkopf webcam
90
20
Packed 131 cm
4 days ago
11
15
33
clear
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1650 m
400m 1150m 1050m

(1175m — 2690m)

snow report yesterday

15 km away

Kappl webcam
130
45
Packed 130 cm
4 days ago
9
10
28
clear
light snow
snow showers
Mid station 1932 m
450m 1400m 1150m

(1600m — 2300m)

snow report yesterday

18 km away

60
40
Powder
Powder
137 cm
4 days ago
10
13
31
clear
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1950 m
400m 1300m 1050m

Notes on the St. Christoph Snow Report

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

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

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