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Vogel Snow Report for 20 Mar 2019

Ski Slovenia

Vogel Snow Report for 20 Mar 2019

Our Snow Report for Vogel brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Vogel snow report shown below was updated on 20 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 Vogel.

Vogel Snow Report Issued: 20 Mar 2019

Season opens: 15 December 2018 | Season closes: 1 May 2019

Season open
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Most recent snowfallon 18 Mar 2019
Fresh snow depth:17 cm

Fresh snow depth
Upper / Lower
Snow Depth, cm
145
85
TopNew Snow at Top: –
Good pisteOn pistePacked powder or groomed snow
PowderOff piste-
Resort runsResort runsClosed

Resort Ski Report:5 out of 9 Lifts open. 7.4 of 22 km of pistes open. Our model predicted that 17cm (7 inches) of snow fell over 12 hours between Monday 18 of March at 10AM and Monday 18 of March at 10PM CET at the mid mountain level. Compacted depth will be less.

Eyeball snow report
  1. weather station observation Snow crystals reported from Villacheralpe Mountain at 2157 metres elevation 8 kms NW of Arnoldstein-Dreiländerecke Ski Resort
  
*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)
Thu Fri Sat

(560m — 1800m)

snow report today

0 km away

Vogel webcam
145
85
Packed powder or groomed snow 17 cm
2 days ago
1
clear
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 1180 m
1800m 2750m 2650m

(540m — 1479m)

snow report 2 days ago

9 km away

13 cm
2 days ago
1
clear
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 1010 m
1750m 2700m 2650m

(1007m — 1550m)

snow report 2 days ago

13 km away

21 cm
2 days ago
1
1
clear
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 1278 m
1700m 2700m 2600m

(900m — 1300m)

snow report today

18 km away

Cerkno webcam
70
50
Spring snow 12 cm
2 days ago
1
clear
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 1100 m
1750m 2700m 2650m

(581m — 1217m)

snow report 2 days ago

22 km away

9 cm
2 days ago
1
clear
clear
clear
Mid station 899 m
1700m 2700m 2650m

Notes on the Vogel Snow Report

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

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

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