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Updated: 11am Tuesday 4 August 2015 - Hottest ever July for parts of the Alps...


It was the hottest ever July for many parts of the Alps. For some it was even the hottest ever month, including Innsbruck (Austria) where this July’s average of 22.5°C was some 4.5°C higher than the long term mean… More

Grande Motte glacier, Tignes - 4th August 2015 A very threadbare Grande Motte glacier in Tignes, 4th August 2015 - Photo:

Today in the Alps will be back in Autumn 2015,
but Snow News will continue to bring you regular updates over the summer...

SNOW REPORTS and SNOW FORECASTS will return in October 2015

Who got the most snow in 2014-15?

Friday 12 June 2015


So the results are in....


Which Alpine ski resorts got the most snow in 2014-15? 


Who got the most snow in North America in 2014-15?

Friday 19 June 2015


Guest writer Tony Crocker looks at which North American ski resorts got the most snow in 2014-15...  


Our Blog

22 June 2015


Top 5 places to ski in the Alps in July


Fraser Wilkin suggests 5 of the best places to ski in the Alps this July.



2 June 2015


Skiing in South America


Guest blogger Arnie Wilson guides us through South America's best ski resorts. 



19 May 2015


Complete guide to summer skiing in the Alps


Which Alpine glaciers remain open for skiing in summer? 



12 May 2015


Endless winter


Can't believe its the end of the season? Here are some of the best places to carry on sliding this summer.



14 April 2015


Piste perfection in the Dolomites


Fraser Wilkin's family find perfect pistes on a late season ski holiday...



Snow Reliability - Ski Resorts A-Z

Planning a ski trip? 


Here you'll find our comprehensive assessment of snow reliability in European and North American ski resorts.


Top 10s

The snow quality equation

Rightly or wrongly, the quality of the snow (never mind the state of the weather) can make or break your holiday, particularly if it is your first time in a resort.  Here we explain the factors making up the "snow quality equation", which should allow you to make a more informed choice as to where and when you next hit the slopes.