Vorgipfel couloir in Andermatt has been opened!

By meteomorris on 13 November 2018 · 4

You could read and especially see here how big the differences are at the moment in the Alps yesterday. While there is still no trace of winter in the northern Alps, winter has already started in the southern Alps. Of course Andermatt got some snow as well. Strategically located in the Alps, Andermatt benefits from storms from the north, west and south. It's one of the snowiest regions in the Alps.


There is already a lot of snow above 2200 meters and the conditions are good above 2500 meters. The stoke is already in Basecamp Andermatton and a group of girls from Powder Magazin went out to ride the first lines in the Vorgipfel Couloir, also called Gemsstock couloir). Carli Brandtstifter captured the stoke for us. Awesome conditions this early in the season. With a next dump you know where to go: the southern Alps, including Andermatt.

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  • scotty9
    scotty9 op 13 November 2018 · 16:43
    Enjoyed two trips down it on Sunday, not bad for first proper day of the season!
  • NicZH
    NicZH op 14 November 2018 · 18:58
    Awesome! A tip for normal/small budget for accomodation : cross the gotthard tunnel and go to Airolo 25min/km by car from Andermatt. You will enjoy italian food and smooth prices. You can even go to Airolo ski resort which has small and friendly freeride possibilities. enjoy!
  • meteomorris
    meteomorris op 15 November 2018 · 07:23
    @scotty9 cool! @NicZH thanks. The Lombardie family is renting rooms at Airolo for normal prices. Their B&B is just left of Hotel Forni.
    May the powder be with you.
  • Chester_Tartsnatcher
    Chester_Tartsnatcher op 15 November 2018 · 16:28
    Also, going over to Rueras, check out https://www.mt-lodge.com/ for really reasonable prices. They're 100m from the Rueras bahnhof, 1 stop from Disentis and 40 minutes by train from Andermatt.
    *message edited by Chester_Tartsnatcher op 15 Nov 2018 17:12 (34% bewerkt)


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