Today in the Alps...
Updated: 10.30am Thursday 4 June 2020 – Latest news on summer skiing in the Alps…
While many people’s plans for summer skiing in the Alps this year may be hampered by restrictions on international travel due to the coronavirus, several glaciers are now open, with more to follow soon. The weather is also on the turn, with fresh snow forecast to 2000m or lower over the next couple of days... Read more
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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…
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… ...
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?
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?
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...
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...
Snow Reliability - Ski Resorts A-Z
Here we've pulled together our "Top 10" snow destinations depending on what you are looking for in your holiday:
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?