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J2Ski Weekly Snow Report
Pitztaler Gletscher
Issued Monday 03 August

Weekly Snow Report - Monday 03 August

The week ahead


Here is our quick guide to where to ski in August.

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Snow depths in the Southern Hemisphere have been building through July with good falls in virtually every major ski country at some time or other in the past month. In the Alps though there’s been almost no new snow (well, it is mid-summer) and instead it has been exceptionally warm giving freeze-thaw conditions and leaving some of the continent’s ski glaciers in a rather sorry state. The result is that snow depths are largely fairly similar on both sides of the planet as levels south of the equator increase and those to the north decrease a little.

There’s also not a lot of change in the number of ski areas open as fresh centres have been opening to counter those like Val d’Isere, Whistler and Norway’s Stryn which have already ended their brief summer ski openings.

August 2015 Snow Headlines

- Big July snowfalls for Australia, Argentina, Chile and (comparatively!) Southern Africa!

- Hot in the Alps - no fresh snow since June.

- July snowfall in the Rockies.

- Tignes finishes its summer skiing but Saas Fee re-opens for a 9 month season to next spring.

More Snowy News

There is much more detail of the snow around the world in the full version of J2Ski's Where to Ski in August 2015 online.

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Pitztaler Gletscher (1,740m - 3,440m) - Forecast


Sunny/clearMax 25°C
Min -2°C

Sunny/clearMax 27°C
Min 4°C

Sunny/clearMax 27°C
Min 3°C

Sunny/clearMax 28°C
Min 5°C

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There is currently no significant snow in the forecast for Pitztaler Gletscher, but mountain weather changes quickly, so keep an eye on the latest weather updates on J2Ski.

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J2Ski Weekly Snow Report
Pitztaler Gletscher
Issued Monday 03 August

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