Today in the Alps...

Updated: 10am Friday 13 December 2019 - Lots of snow in the western Alps today…

 

It has been snowing hard in the western Alps overnight, as expected, and will continue to do so for much of today with a rain/snow limit somewhere in the region of 600-1000m. Note that it is also very windy and that the risk of avalanche is high... Read more

Val d’Isère, France – Weather to ski – Today in the Alps, 13 December 2019 Snowy day for Val d’Isère – 13 December 2019 – Photo: @Valdisere

Latest snow report

12 December 2019

 

Snow conditions in the Alps are generally excellent for mid-December…

 

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Latest weather & snow forecast

10 December 2019

 

Further storms are on their way to the Alps…

 

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Top 10 early season ski resorts

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

Our blog

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?

 

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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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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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