Heavy snow forecasted today. Temperature low -5 °C, high 0 °C. Freezing level at 2152 meters.
Snow alert Saturday March 17
lower 13cmmiddle 21cmupper 24cm
Moderate snow alert
Avalanche risk level Saturday March 17
5-day snow forecast
lower 28cmmiddle 47cmupper 51cm
The upper slopes will receive 51cm in the next 5 days
Snow report Saturday March 17
lower 20 - 240cmmiddle 250cmupper 340cm
29cm of fresh snow during the last 48h Melchsee Frutt is one of the best best destinations in the Alps the next 3 days for powder and free riding skiing.
Average long-year snow depth in week 11 is 100cm on the lower slopes and 228cm on the upper slopes.
Current snow depth is above long-term average.
The powder score for the lower slopes is 3 and the score for the upper slopes is 5.
12 of 16 lifts in operation
29 of 32km slopes open
Score based on 10yr avg snow depth and temperature
Melchsee Frutt is a very safe choice for skiing.
The ski area of Melchsee Frutt consists of 32km of skiing slopes between 1080-2250m altitude. There are 9km of blue, 11km of red and 12km of black slopes.
the skiarea is serviced by 9 lifts.The ski season for the Melchsee Frutt area is from 2017-12-16.
Closest transit point for ski destination Melchsee Frutt is Zurich airport. The travel distance is 90.7 km which equals an est. travel time of 1 hour 23 mins.
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