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Natural and man made fresh powder in this Swiss resort.
The average annual snowfall in Zermatt is 300 centimetres each year.
Natural powder is augmented with 350 cannons or "snow guns" along 99.2km of piste which equates to approximately 60% of all Zermatt runs.
Off-piste skiing and snowboarding is permitted which helps to alleviate the wear and tear on ski conditions on the patrolled trails.
You can get the latest Zermatt report and forecast free on your mobile phone by visiting our mobile website.
You can also call the Zermatt Information phone number 9660105 to hear their report in these languages: English, French, German, Italian.
The slopes in the Zermatt domain face in these directions: N W S E
In the coldest winter months of January and February you'll be grateful for a resort with South facing ski areas, which offer some welcome light and warmth in the depths of a mountain winter.
In the warmest spring months of April and May, you'll find the best (ie not slushy) riding is to be had on the cooler and shady North facing trails.
Zermatt rating for snow quality is 5 stars out of 5 overall