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Grindelwald Snow Report

Grindelwald has average snow depth of 110cm.

Conditions: "Great snow conditions".

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Average Depth: 110 cm
Conditions:Great snow conditions

Grindelwald Snow Report - 17 Jan 2018

New snowfall: Grindelwald accumulation & what's predicted today.

New Snow Fall

ski area average

10 cm

Last Snowfall Date

most recent new snow


Wednesday 17 Jan

Base Snow Depth

altitude 1030 m

50 cm

Top Snow Depth

altitude 2490 m

170 cm

Snow Conditions

surface condition for skiing

Great snow conditions


amount forecast today

10 cm

New Precipitation in Grindelwald

The most recent dump in this resort in Switzerland was 10 cm on Wednesday 17 Jan - current conditions are described as "Great snow conditions".

Base Depth

The bottom of the piste lies at an altitude of 1030 metres - the latest report indicates depth at this altitude is 50 centimetres.

Summit Depth

The top lift station lies at 2490 metres altitude - measurments indicate that current depth at the top of the lift served skiable terrain is 170 centimetres.

Forecast Today

There are 10 centimetres of new snow forecast today on the Grindelwald ski area.

data is from 17/01/18 predictions and forecasting run

Grindelwald Ski Report

Ski area, lift status and skiing conditions expected today.

Ski Area / Ski Lifts

lift status & area open

90 %


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Skiing Conditions

weather forecast today in Grindelwald

ModRain max 2
min -3

Grindelwald Summit

ski and snowboard conditions at the top of Grindelwald ski area

summit min -4 °C
wind speed 13 kph
direction wsw

Grindelwald Lift Status

Approximately 90 percent of Grindelwald lifts and trails will be open today.

Visibility in Grindelwald

Affects your ability to see & avoid obstacles like other skiers, negotiate bumps & moguls or avoid dangers such as piste & cliff edges on piste... and crevasses off-piste!

Grindelwald Skiing Weather

Precipitation and cloud cover plus max day temperature and minimum night temp.

Summit Conditions

Weather conditions are very different at the top of the Grindelwald ski area - go equipped for comfort & safety on the whole mountain.

Conditions in Resorts Nearby

Find snow close to Grindelwald with these nearby reports.

Resort Top Depth
Base Depth
New Snow
Current Conditions More Today?
Fiesch snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Interlaken snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Lauterbrunnen snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Meiringen Hasliberg snow report 220 cm
40 cm
15 cm
17 Jan 2018
Great snow conditions 7
Murren snow report 310 cm
90 cm
15 cm
17 Jan 2018
Great snow conditions 11
Wengen snow report 150 cm
50 cm
15 cm
17 Jan 2018
Great snow conditions 10

More Information & Resources

Natural and man made fresh powder in this Swiss resort.

The average annual snowfall in Grindelwald is ? centimetres each year.

Natural powder is augmented with 150 cannons or "snow guns" along 90km of piste which equates to approximately 50% of all Grindelwald runs.

Off-piste skiing and snowboarding is permitted which helps to alleviate the wear and tear on ski conditions on the patrolled trails.

Local Resources

You can get the latest Grindelwald report and forecast free on your mobile phone by visiting our mobile website.

You can also call the Grindelwald Information phone number 8287078 to hear their report in these languages: English, French, German.

Slope Orientation

The slopes in the Grindelwald domain face in these directions: N S E W

Top Tips:

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.

Grindelwald rating for snow quality is 3 stars out of 5 overall

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