Today in the Alps...

Updated: 1.50pm Saturday 8 December 2018 - Winter is back!

 

As expected, a cold front crossed the Alps last night delivering a light to moderate covering of new snow (typically 10-20cm at 2000m) to many northern and western parts of the Alps (e.g. Tignes, Val Thorens, Flaine, Avoriaz, Verbier, Mürren, Engelberg, Laax and Lech). Generally speaking, the southern and eastern Alps saw less precipitation, with some places staying dry... Read more

La Rosière, France – Weather to ski – Today in the Alps, 8 December 2018 Lots of new snow up top in La Rosière with plenty more on its way – 8 December 2018 – Photo: larosiere.net

Latest snow report

6 December 2018

 

Snow conditions across much of the Alps will improve markedly over the next few days...

 

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Snow forecasts will return in Autumn 2018

Top 10 early season ski resorts in Europe                                            

Five of the best places to ski in Austria                                             

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

Our blog

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

27 March 2018

 

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?

6 June 2017

 

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

 

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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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Updated: 12.15pm Saturday 17 November 2018 - Cold incoming!

 

The weather in the Alps is turning colder. This will peak on Tuesday or Wednesday before temperatures slowly rise again. However, the colder air will never be far away and a cold end of the month is still very much possible... Read more