Today in the Alps...

Updated: 12pm Monday 20 January 2020 - Cold but mostly sunny in the Alps…


It’s a glorious if rather cold day across most of the Alps, with just a little more in the way of cloud and the odd flurry, in both the eastern Austrian Alps and southern Piedmont (Italy)... Read more

Lech, Austria – Weather to ski – Today in the Alps, 20 January 2020 Gloriously sunny in Lech today with fresh snow from the weekend storm still clinging to the trees – 20 January 2020 – Photo:

Latest snow report

16 January 2020


Fresh snow is expected in the Alps this weekend…

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Latest weather & snow forecast

8 January 2020


Except for a few flurries in the north, there will be lots of fine weather in the Alps over the next few days…


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Top 10 early season ski resorts

Who got the most snow in the Alps in 2018-19?

The 2018-19 Alpine season was very snowy in the north-eastern Alps, but closer to average elsewhere…


Read our full review of the 2018-19 ski season and find out who got the most snow in the Alps

Who got the most snow in North America in 2018-19?

The 2018-19 North-American ski season saw close to or above average snowfall across most regions… ...


Read our full review of the 2018-19 ski season and find out who got the most snow in North America

Our blog

Is this the best piste in the Alps?

 8 November 2019 


With 2026m vertical, varied terrain and fantastic views, is the Aiguille Rouge in Les Arcs the best piste in the Alps?


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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.


Top 10s

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