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Old 10.12.2017, 20:10
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The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

As a newcomer to snowsports am I correct to assume that the yellow shadow in the picture is the breadth of the piste?
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Re: The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

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The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste? The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

As a newcomer to snowsports am I correct to assume that the yellow shadow in the picture is the breadth of the piste?
Bad breath is often a result of getting piste.

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Old 10.12.2017, 20:13
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Re: The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

There’s a saying here “never eat yellow snow”. That’s just highlighting where the yellow snow is to be found.
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Old 10.12.2017, 20:50
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Re: The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

People please, stop taking the piste.

Could you post a pic of the yellow shadow, don't really know what you mean?
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Old 11.12.2017, 00:25
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As a newcomer to snowsports am I correct to assume that the yellow shadow in the picture is the breadth of the piste?
No. Yellow shading is normally used to indicate areas or pistes with artificial snow making facilities. It will say so somewhere on the map itself.
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Old 11.12.2017, 06:14
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Re: The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

All the spectators standing on the slopes and pisten.
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No. Yellow shading is normally used to indicate areas or pistes with artificial snow making facilities. It will say so somewhere on the map itself.
I think i've seen it differentiate between groomed and not groomed slopes too? Or maybe it's just that slopes with snow canons are always groomed.


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I think i've seen it differentiate between groomed and not groomed slopes too? Or maybe it's just that slopes with snow canons are always groomed.
You may be confusing it with the common use of yellow markings for unpisted, or "itineraire", runs. In some resorts these designations are used as a sort of "double black", so the grading system runs through blue, red, black and yellow.

But the yellow shaded areas for snow-making aer not related to this.
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You may be confusing it with the common use of yellow markings for unpisted, or "itineraire", runs. In some resorts these designations are used as a sort of "double black", so the grading system runs through blue, red, black and yellow.

But the yellow shaded areas for snow-making aer not related to this.
This here I refer to : "Enneigement Mechanique"
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This here I refer to : "Enneigement Mechanique"
Err, yes. Artificial snowmaking. S'wot I said.
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Re: The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

I've seen some highlighted yellow for "piste beleuchtet/ighted" where people can do evening skiing.
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Re: The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

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No. Yellow shading is normally used to indicate areas or pistes with artificial snow making facilities. It will say so somewhere on the map itself.
thank you kind Sir. i thought I had posted a screen grab but alas not.

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Re: The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?



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Yupp, that's definitely snowmaking.
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Re: The yellow shadow with on the map represents the breath of the piste?

Once you can see the piste it's all downhill from there.
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No. Yellow shading is normally used to indicate areas or pistes with artificial snow making facilities. It will say so somewhere on the map itself.
This.

You'll have snow on those slopes no matter what the weather is:

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You'll have snow on those slopes no matter what the weather is.
Unless it's too warm.

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Unless it's too warm.

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You'll have snow on those slopes no matter what the weather is unless you're in Ticino
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