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Les Contamines - Montjoie Snow Report

Les Contamines - Montjoie has average snow depth of 100cm.

Conditions: "Packed powder snow".

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Average Depth: 100 cm
Conditions:Packed powder snow

Les Contamines - Montjoie Snow Report - 23 Jan 2017

New snowfall: Les Contamines - Montjoie accumulation & what's predicted today.

New Snow Fall

ski area average

2 cm

Last Snowfall Date

most recent new snow

Sunday

Sunday 15 Jan

Base Snow Depth

altitude 1165 m

45 cm

Top Snow Depth

altitude 2480 m

155 cm

Snow Conditions

surface condition for skiing

Packed powder snow

Today

amount forecast today

0 cm

New Precipitation in Les Contamines - Montjoie

The most recent dump in this resort in France was 2 cm on Sunday 15 Jan - current conditions are described as "Packed powder snow".

Base Depth

The bottom of the piste lies at an altitude of 1165 metres - the latest report indicates depth at this altitude is 45 centimetres.

Summit Depth

The top lift station lies at 2480 metres altitude - measurments indicate that current depth at the top of the lift served skiable terrain is 155 centimetres.

Forecast Today

There are 0 centimetres of new snow forecast today on the Les Contamines - Montjoie ski area.

data is from 15/01/17 predictions and forecasting run

Les Contamines - Montjoie Ski Report

Ski area, lift status and skiing conditions expected today.

Ski Area / Ski Lifts

lift status & area open

100 %

Visibility

can you see hazards?

poor

Skiing Conditions

weather forecast today in Les Contamines - Montjoie

Mist max -1
min -27

Les Contamines - Montjoie Summit

ski and snowboard conditions at the top of Les Contamines - Montjoie ski area

summit min -6 °C
wind speed 4 kph
direction nnw

Les Contamines - Montjoie Lift Status

Approximately 100 percent of Les Contamines - Montjoie lifts and trails will be open today.

Visibility in Les Contamines - Montjoie

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!

Les Contamines - Montjoie 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 Les Contamines - Montjoie ski area - go equipped for comfort & safety on the whole mountain.

Conditions in Resorts Nearby

Find snow close to Les Contamines - Montjoie with these nearby reports.

Resort Top Depth
Base Depth
New Snow
Depth/Date
Current Conditions More Today?
Argentiere snow report 150 cm
60 cm
18 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Chamonix snow report 150 cm
40 cm
18 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Combloux snow report 120 cm
50 cm
19 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Courmayeur snow report 100 cm
40 cm
13 cm
14 Jan 2017
Hard packed snow 0
Espace Val d'Arly snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Flaine snow report 200 cm
60 cm
19 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
La Thuile snow report 150 cm
30 cm
10 cm
14 Jan 2017
Hard packed snow 0
Les Arcs snow report 180 cm
60 cm
12 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Les Houches snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Les Saisies Hauteluce snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Megeve snow report 120 cm
50 cm
19 cm
15 Jan 2017
Packed powder snow 0
Praz-sur-Arly snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?

More Information & Resources

Natural and man made fresh powder in this French resort.

The average annual snowfall in Les Contamines - Montjoie is 350 centimetres each year.

Natural powder is augmented with 200 cannons or "snow guns" along 10km of piste which equates to approximately 12% of all Les Contamines - Montjoie 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 Les Contamines - Montjoie report and forecast free on your mobile phone by visiting our mobile website.

You can also call the Les Contamines - Montjoie Information phone number 470205 to hear their report in these languages: French, English, German.

Slope Orientation

The slopes in the Les Contamines - Montjoie domain face in these directions: ?

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.

Les Contamines - Montjoie rating for snow quality is 4 stars out of 5 overall


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