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
"Today in the Alps" will return in Autumn 2018
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?
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...
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...
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...
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...
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?
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.