Today in the Alps...

Updated: 9.15am Tuesday 21 May 2019 - More heavy snow at altitude in the Alps…


It has been an unusually cold and snowy May in the Alps. The conventional winter season may be long over but up on the glaciers snow conditions remain excellent, and exceptional even in parts of Switzerland and Austria where further significant snow has fallen in the last 24 hours... Read more

Sölden, Austria – Weather to ski – Today in the Alps, 21 May 2019 Still looking wintry at altitude in the eastern Alps, especially in Austria. This is Sölden (now closed for skiing) – 21 May 2019 – Photo:

Our complete guide to summer skiing in the Alps                                     

Snow reports and snow forecasts will return in Autumn 2019

Who got the most snow in the Alps in 2017-18?

The 2017-18 Alpine ski season was one of the snowiest on record, but was it one of the best?


Read our full review of the 2017-18 ski season and find out who got the most snow in the Alps

Who got the most snow in North America in 2017-18?

The 2017-18 North American ski season saw a north-south split, with better conditions in Canada than in the USA...


Read our full review of the 2017-18 ski season and find out who got the most snow in North America

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Where to ski in the Alps in June

3 June 2019


Fraser Wilkin looks at the skiing options available in the Alps this June. 


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Complete guide to summer skiing in the Alps

22 May 2019


Which Alpine glaciers remain open and what should you expect from summer skiing in the Alps?  


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Top 5 places to ski in the Alps in May

26 April 2019


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


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How snow-sure and weatherproof is Val Cenis?

13 March 2019


Val Cenis is becoming increasingly popular. But how snow-sure and weather proof is it?


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Flaine lives up to its snowy reputation

12 February 2019


Guest blogger April Tod extols the virtues of Flaine as a classic short ski break destination...


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Is Flaine one of the most underrated ski resorts in France?

28 June 2018


With extensive, varied snow-sure slopes, Flaine is surely among the top resorts in France...


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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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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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Five of the best places to ski in Austria