Today in the Alps...

Updated: 9.40am Wednesday 18 January 2017 – Mostly sunny but very cold

 

It’s a mostly fine but very cold morning in the Alps, with temperatures -20°C or lower in some valleys! Expect plenty of sunshine on the slopes today but watch out for some stubborn low cloud close to the northern fringes of the Alps, especially in Switzerland and Austria... More 

Montafon, Austria – Weather to ski – Today in the Alps, 18 January 2017 Fabulous snow conditions in the Montafon area in Austria right now – 18 January 2017 – Photo: montafon.at

Latest snow forecast

17 January 2017

 

The weather in the Alps has settled down but it remains cold…

 

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Latest snow report

16 January 2017

 

Snow conditions are vastly improved across much of the Alps...

 

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Who got the most snow in the Alps in 2015-16?

2015-16 saw yet another very poor start to the Alpine ski season, but how did resorts fare overall?

 

Read our full review of the 2015-16 ski season and find out who got the most snow in the Alps

Who got the most snow in North America in 2015-16?

The 2015-16 North American ski season was generally quite good in the west, but it was a very different story in the east...

 

Read our full review of the 2015-16 ski season and find out who got the most snow in North America

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Early season snow conditions in the Alps

14 June 2016

 

An early season ski holiday can sometimes be seen as a risky business, but is it really that much of a gamble?

 

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How good is Les Arcs' snow record?

5 May 2016

 

Les Arcs has a pretty good snow record. But is it one of the best in the Alps?... 

 

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Why does Flaine have such a good snow record?

22 April 2016

 

Flaine has one of the best snow records in the French Alps. Here's why...

 

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

19 June 2015

 

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

 

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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.

 

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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.  

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