Today in the Alps...

Updated: 8.50am Sunday 3 May 2015 - Remaining unsettled but very mild


The Alpine weather remains changeable but very mild with further rain at times, especially in the north. Any snowfall today will only be confined to the very highest slopes, mostly above 2800-3000m... More

Tignes, France Less than ideal conditions in Tignes today with rain showers and mild temperatures - Photo:

Snow report

Updated: 30 April 2015


The season may be all but over, but there is still some decent skiing to be had if you know where to look – there's even some fresh snow at altitude...


Read our latest snow report


Snow forecast

Updated: 23 April 2015


After several days of fine spring weather, it’s all change in the Alps this weekend – though it will be Sunday night before we see a significant drop in temperature...


Read our latest snow forecast


Our Blog - Top 5 places to ski in the Alps in May

Stubai, best places to ski in Alps in May Photo: Tourismusverband Stubai Tirol


Updated: 20 April 2015


While April is often considered to be the end of the ski season, good skiing is still possible deep into spring.


Fraser Wilkin picks 5 of the best ski resorts to head to in May...  More

Our Blog - Piste perfection in the Dolomites

Ortisei, Val Gardena, Italy Photo: weathertoski


14 April 2015


Fraser Wilkin and his family find perfect pistes on a late season ski holiday in the Dolomites.... More

Our Blog - Top 5 late season ski resorts - France

Tignes, best late season ski resorts France Photo: Tignes/Monica Dalmasso


Updated: 12 March 2015


France has some of the most reliable late season skiing in the Alps. Fraser Wilkin picks 5 of the best French ski resorts to visit in spring... More

Our Blog - Italian village breaks world snowfall record!

Italian village breaks world snowfall record! Photo:


11 March 2015


The village of Capracotta claims to have broken the world 24 hour snowfall record with a staggering 256cm of snow on Thursday 5 March 2015...  More

Our Blog - Top 5 late season ski resorts in Switzerland


Updated: 10 March 2015


When it comes to spring skiing, Switzerland has more than its fair share of high altitude slopes. Fraser Wilkin picks his top 5 ski resorts for late season skiing in Switzerland... More

Our Blog - Top 5 late season ski resorts in Italy


Updated: 9 March 2015


Italy may not have as many high altitude options as other Alpine countries, but there are still some well worth considering. Fraser Wilkin picks his top 5 ski resorts for late season skiing in Italy... More


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