Today in the Alps...

Updated: 10.30am Thursday 18 April 2024 – Significant snow for the northern Alps…

 

As expected, winter has made a return to the Alps, with significant snow falling in places, mostly in the north. Unlike the very short wintry spells in recent weeks, this is set to last longer, with further important snowfalls due over the next few days, especially (again) in the north... Read more

Blue skies and cloud over the freshly snow-covered mountains in Lech, Austria, with panoramic views over the valley – Weather to ski – Today in the Alps, 18 April 2024 Fresh snow today in Lech, with lots more to come over the next couple of days – Photo: foto-webcam.eu, 18 April 2024

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29 March 2024

Snow conditions are very mixed across the Alps this Easter…

 

Weather & snow forecasts will return soon...

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Bad Gastein dropped off the radar for a while with British skiers but is now making a comeback. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider it for your next ski trip...

 

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Looking for the most snow-sure ski resorts in Europe, or the best powder destinations in North America?


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See our comprehensive assessment of snow reliability in European ski resorts...

 

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See our comprehensive assessment of snow reliability in North American ski resorts...

 

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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 about where and when to next hit the slopes...  

 

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With extensive, varied terrain for all levels of skier, Alpe d'Huez has something to offer everyone...

 

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Love skiing but hate rain? Here are 5 Alpine ski resorts where the risk of rain is at its lowest.

 

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Here are our top 5 ski resorts for an early season ski holiday in Italy...

 

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Snowfall patterns in the French Alps

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Ever wondered why some areas of the French Alps get more snow than others?

 

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