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Updated: 2pm Saturday 16 June 2018 - Summer skiing news


This weekend finally sees the end of Val d’Isère’s first ever summer opening of non-glacial skiing on  Bellevarde, which opened back on 3 June. This followed one of the snowiest ever winters in the northern French Alps with cumulative snowfall totals of nearly 9m at resort level in Val d’Isère... More

Val d’Isère, France – Weather to ski – Snow news, 16 June 2018 Lots of snow this year on the French glaciers. This how the Pisaillas glacier above Val d’Isère looked this week – 16 June 2018 – Photo:

"Today in the Alps" will return in Autumn 2018


Snow reports and snow forecasts will return in Autumn 2018

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Who got the most snow in the Alps in 2016-17?

The 2016-17 Alpine ski season was a poor one overall.


But did any resorts buck the trend?


Read our full review of the 2016-17 ski season and find out who got the most snow in the Alps

Who got the most snow in North America in 2016-17?

Unlike the Alps, the 2016-17 North American ski season was an excellent one overall...


Read our full review of the 2016-17 ski season and find out who got the most snow in North America

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

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


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Serre Chevalier - snow-sure skiing in the southern French Alps

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April Tod discovers more extensive, varied and snow-sure skiing than you might imagine...


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Five of the best places to ski in Austria

31 October 2017


With slopes for all levels and some of the snowiest resorts in the Alps, Austria has it all...


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How snow-sure and weatherproof is Val Cenis?

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


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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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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

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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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