Latest Season progress report

by Fraser Wilkin, 7 November 2018


The weather in the Alps is very mild right now and is set to remain on the warm side for the foreseeable future. Inevitably this means that much of last week’s snow has now melted, especially across the northern Alps where the Foehn wind has been blowing.


While last week’s storms did bring a huge amount of snow to the high border areas between Italy and Switzerland, the vast majority of Alpine resorts have little or no snow with no sign of a proper return to winter any time soon. So, should we be worried?


Read our full season progress report for an update on

where things stand in the Alps right now

View from Heinrich-Schwaiger-Haus, Austria – Weather to ski – Season progress report, 7 November 2018 It’s way too early to be shouting about the snow in the Alps. This is the view from Heinrich-Schwaiger-Haus near Kaprun in the northern Austrian Alps – 7 November 2018 – Photo: