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Vars Snow Report

Vars has average snow depth of 190cm.

Conditions: "Good skiing conditions".

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Average Depth: 190 cm
Conditions:Good skiing conditions

Vars Snow Report - 20 Feb 2018

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

New Snow Fall

ski area average

15 cm

Last Snowfall Date

most recent new snow


Saturday 17 Feb

Base Snow Depth

altitude 1660 m

160 cm

Top Snow Depth

altitude 2750 m

220 cm

Snow Conditions

surface condition for skiing

Good skiing conditions


amount forecast today

1 cm

New Precipitation in Vars

The most recent dump in this resort in France was 15 cm on Saturday 17 Feb - current conditions are described as "Good skiing conditions".

Base Depth

The bottom of the piste lies at an altitude of 1660 metres - the latest report indicates depth at this altitude is 160 centimetres.

Summit Depth

The top lift station lies at 2750 metres altitude - measurments indicate that current depth at the top of the lift served skiable terrain is 220 centimetres.

Forecast Today

There are 1 centimetres of new snow forecast today on the Vars ski area.

data is from 17/02/18 predictions and forecasting run

Vars 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 Vars

PartlyCloudyDay max -1
min -14

Vars Summit

ski and snowboard conditions at the top of Vars ski area

summit min -12 °C
wind speed 11 kph
direction ene

Vars Lift Status

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

Visibility in Vars

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!

Vars 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 Vars ski area - go equipped for comfort & safety on the whole mountain.

Conditions in Resorts Nearby

Find snow close to Vars with these nearby reports.

Resort Top Depth
Base Depth
New Snow
Current Conditions More Today?
Les Orres snow report 260 cm
130 cm
15 cm
17 Feb 2018
Good skiing conditions 0
Molines en Queyras snow report ? cm
? cm
? cm
? ?
Risoul snow report 225 cm
165 cm
10 cm
17 Feb 2018
Good skiing conditions 1

More Information & Resources

Natural and man made fresh powder in this French resort.

The average annual snowfall in Vars is 250 centimetres each year.

Natural powder is augmented with 9 cannons or "snow guns" along 14km of piste which equates to approximately 15% of all Vars 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 Vars report and forecast free on your mobile phone by visiting our mobile website.

You can also call the Vars Information phone number 465104 to hear their report in these languages: English, German, Italian.

Slope Orientation

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

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.

Vars rating for snow quality is 4 stars out of 5 overall

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