Users' questions

What is a good base depth for snow?

What is a good base depth for snow?

While each ski resort is different, the very minimum base of snow is around 20 inches (50cm) of snow but ideally double that for the typical resort. The rockier the resort, the more snow it needs to cover the runs. The more snow that has fallen the more runs in a resort will be open and vice versa.

Does it snow alot in Oslo?

In the winter, Oslo is transforms into the winter wonderland that it is known for. Snow is in abundance, making the city the place to be for winter sports. Ice develops on the inner parts of Oslo Fjord, and during exceptionally cold winters, the entire Fjord can freeze over.

Is there snow on the ground in Jackson Hole?

Our Snow Report for Jackson Hole brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts….Resort report:

Piste conditions: Tell us
Next snowfall: 0.4 in Sat 23 Oct (AM)
Next significant snowfall: 2.8 in Tue 26 Oct (AM)
Season opens: 25 November 2021

How much snow does Perisher get?

The recognised natural snow line is at 1,650 metres. Over the past 15 years, the average maximum snow depth throughout the Resort has been about 1.9m. Average minimum temperature during winter is -3.7°C degrees Celsius. The percentage of fine weather days during winter is 70%.

What is a good amount of snowfall?

Many snowboarders like when there’s at least 4-10 inches of fresh snow and a lot of resorts prefer when that number is closer to 20 inches. Adequate snow levels will depend on what type of terrain you’ll be snowboarding on and the different types of snow will influence your speed and performance.

How deep should snow be to cross country ski?

If the planned route is usually grassy in the summer months, then a couple of inches will be plenty. This being said it’s best not to use a good set of skis, there could be a number of rocks underneath the snow. Trails that tend to be rockier underneath it’s advised to have over 6″ of snow.

Is Oslo dark in winter?

Because Norway is positioned high in the Northern Hemisphere, it naturally has shorter and darker days during the winter. During the dark season in Oslo, the daylight length is about eight hours but practically, the ‘working’ light is from 10AM to 3PM, dramatically making the day feel shorter.

What is the coldest month in Norway?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of -1.8°C (28.8°F) and an average low-temperature of -6.8°C (19.8°F).

Why is Jackson Hole so expensive?

Why is Jackson Hole so expensive – it’s the real estate. Private land is scarce here because more than 97 percent of the land in Teton County (the county in which Jackson Hole lies) is federally owned or managed by the state. This leaves only about 2 percent of the land available for human development.

Why is there smoke in Jackson Hole Wyoming?

The presence of smoke in Jackson Hole may be due to severe weather patterns exacerbated by climate change. Because fire season in the northwest usually starts in the late summer, the smoke observed in Jackson Hole arrived earlier than in other years.

Is Perisher real snow?

In total, we have 236 snow-guns in the snowmaking inventory which can allow Perisher to produce snow across Front Valley, Smiggin Holes and Blue Cow. Perisher has invested heavily in snowmaking to ensure guests are provided with the best possible conditions all winter.