Today in the Alps...

Updated: 8.45am Sunday 25 January 2015 - Further top-ups for northern Alps

 

As expected there has been further snow across the northern Alps, generally light, but with some moderate accumulations in parts of north-eastern Switzerland and Austria. Today, snow flurries will continue over these same north-eastern regions for a while (notably in Austria) before dying away later... More

Klewenalp, Switzerland 20cm+ of snow in parts of the north-eastern Swiss Alps. This is Klewenalp - Photo: klewenalp.ch

Snow forecast

Updated: 23 January 2015

 

Whilst all eyes are on what might happen later next week, there's plenty of interest in the shorter term too...

 

Read our latest snow forecast

Snow report

Updated: 22 January 2015

 

Following last weekend's dump, which dropped significant snow across most (though not quite all) Alpine areas, there have been further more localised falls this week...

 

Read our latest snow report

Who got the most snow in 2013-14?

 

Thursday 12 June 2014

 

Fraser Wilkin looks at which European ski resorts got the most snow in 2013-14. More

Who got the most snow in 2013-14 in N. America?

 

Wednesday 25 June 2014

 

Guest writer Tony Crocker looks at which resorts got the most snow in North America. More

Snow Reliability - Ski Resorts A-Z

Chamonix ski area, France Photo: Chamonix/Monica Dalmasso

 

Planning a ski trip? 

 

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

 

Top 10s

Arapahoe Basin ski area, Colorado, USA Photo: Arapahoe Basin/Casey Day

Here we've pulled together our "Top 10" snow destinations depending on what you are looking for in your holiday:

 

1.   Snow-sure resorts - Europe

2.   Snow-sure resorts - N. America

3.   Snowiest resorts - Europe

4.   Snowiest resorts - N. America

5.   Powder destinations - Europe

6.   Powder destinations - N. America

7.   Early season resorts - Europe

8.   Late season resorts - Europe

9.   Snow-sure nursery slopes - Europe

10. Weather-proof resorts - Europe

The snow quality equation

St Moritz ski area, Switzerland Photo: Engadin St Moritz/Christof Sonderegger

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.   More