Update for riding conditions in Andermatt, Gemsstock
First day with the liftsystem in full swing and open all week! It was a sunny but cold day with temperatures below -10'C in the valley. Up at the peak of Gemsstock is a solid layer of about 2 meters and some crust on top due the wind. The piste are solid and hard packed.
Offpiste is skiable in couloirs and snowpockets where winddrift has made snow to accumulate. Avoid ridges and exposed areas. With some local knowledge you can find nice sections.
today the 30.11. The day started with moderate snowfall and poor visibility. Right now it has dumped already 5-10CM in the village The forecasters predict another 20-25cm fresh snow and a sunny sunday.