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Updated: 9.30am Thursday 21 May 2015 - Further significant snowfalls in the Alps


It’s unseasonably cold in the Alps right now, with significant new snow in many places. This is great news for the glaciers of course, with 50cm of fresh reported in Hintertux  this morning and 40cm+ in Stubai, Kitzsteinhorn and Kaunertal. Further west, Engelberg also reports 40cm on its Titlis glacier, scheduled to close this weekend... More

Engelberg, Switzerland Big snowfalls in the Engelberg area, even below glacier level - Photo:

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but Snow News will continue to bring you regular updates over the summer...

SNOW REPORTS and SNOW FORECASTS will return in October 2015

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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

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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