Today in the Alps...

Updated: 10.30am Tuesday 15 October 2019 - New storm hits the Alps…

 

After a mostly fine and very warm spell of weather over the past few days, a new storm is now affecting the western Alps today with lots of rain, high altitude snow and even some thunderstorms... Read more

Met Office pressure chart for 12pm on 15 October 2019, showing weather fronts draped across the western Alps – Weather to ski – Today in the Alps, 15 October 2019 Met Office pressure chart for 12pm on 15 October 2019, showing weather fronts draped across the western Alps – Image: metoffice.co.uk

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 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

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Top 5 places to ski in the Alps in July

 3 July 2019 

 

Fraser Wilkin suggests 5 of the best places to ski in the Alps this July.

 

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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.

 

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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The complete guide to...

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