Igluski.com Latest Ski News List of ski news articles updates on Snow News thoughtout the day en-gb http://www.igluski.com 2015-03-31 Snow Report: 30 Mar 15 | 50 cm of Fresh Snow
French ski resorts have received the best of the new snow with most resorts reporting powder conditions.

There has been a huge turn around in the past 7 days in the Alps. It’s been a very sunny week with most fresh snow just hitting Swiss and Italian ski resorts, but winter is now back! There are still clouds hovering over the mountains, particularly in Austria and even more snow is still expected to fall over the next few days. The long range 9 day forecast is predicting 250 cm in Lech and St Anton!

We’ve just been in Alpe d’Huez and even before the snowfall today, conditions were still great for end of season. Snow depth levels are still fantastic with 190 cm up top and 90 cm of snow on lower pistes. Here is our latest snow fall report from resort:



Today’s snowfall levels:

La Rosiere – 60 cm
Chamonix – 52 cm
Cervinia, Les Menuires and Val Thorens – 50 cm
La Plagne – 45 cm
Les Arcs, Les Carroz and Tignes – 40 cm
Alpe d’Huez and Val d’Isere – 35 cm
Avoriaz, Flaine and Courmayeur – 30 cm
Megeve – 32 cm
Kaprun, Solden, La Clusaz and Meribel – 20 cm
Ischgl and Val Senales – 15 cm


Photo: Tignes.net


Photo: La-Plagne.com

Photo: Simply Val d'Isere


Chamonix. Photo: Chamonet

 
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Snow Report | 27 March 2015 *New Snow*
Switzerland saw the lion’s share of the new snow, with Zermatt and Saas Fee receiving over 40 cm each, adding to what has been a sensational season of snow for them.

Austria has seen up to 30cm of new snow this week but the real action is arriving next week where up to 150 cm is due to fall in the next 9 days.
  • Lech – 160cm
  • Obergurgl – 79cm
  • St Anton – 151cm
  • Solden – 95cm
  • Ischgl – 112cm
After enjoying 30cm of new snow across some resorts yesterday, France is set to enjoy more reliable conditions with 40cm due this weekend. With intermittent blue skies, it’s the perfect conditions for enjoying the April sunshine.]]>
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Snow Report | 20 Mar 2015
Over the weekend the clouds are forecast to move in and new arrivals may be greeted to some fresh snow as they reach resort , plus even more snow is predicted to come mid-week next week.



France

Spring is in full swing in French ski resorts with beautiful sunshine dominating most of the week. Snow is still good as there are deep snow bases in the majority of resorts. There was a flutter of snow at the start of the week with Val d’Isere getting the best of the fresh snow (31cm). Bonneval-sur-Arc and Isola 2000 received 25 cm, Tignes 15 cm and Risoul 10 cm.

Austria

There’s been no fresh snow in Austria this week but snow conditions are still great and many resorts still have a upper snow base of over 200 cm, including Solden, Kaunertal, Pitztal, Kaprun, Hintertux, St Anton, Bad Gastein and Neustift.

Cynthia from our ski product team has been in Hinterglemm this week and the resort is still looking like a winter wonderland:





Italy

Winter is back in Italy after a massive 140 cm of snow fell in Sauze d’Oulx at the start of the week. Cesana Torinese, Claviere and Sestriere also got in on the snow action with 120 cm falling on Monday.


Sestriere 16/03

Switzerland

The high Swiss ski resorts had a good amount of snowfall this week with Zermatt topping the table with a fantastic 110 cm of snow in the past 7 days. Andermatt has received 25 cm and Saas Fee had 20 cm of fresh snow.


Zermatt 20/03

Andorra

Andorra has had a brilliant season and snow conditions are still great even though there hasn’t been much new snow this week. Soldeu had 13 cm early in the week while Pas de la Casa, Arinsnal and Vallnord received a dusting of 5 cm.

Next 9 day snow forecast

It’s looking like we are in for some fresh snow next week! A large dump of snow at the end of the March will be fantastic for the lead up to Easter week.

Zermatt – 245 cm
Saas Fee – 141 cm
Cervinia – 140 cm
Lech and Zurs - 110 cm
Solden - 106 cm
St Anton - 101 cm
Gsaas - 100 cm
Chamonix - 99 cm
Avoriaz - 94 cm
Flaine - 92 cm
Obergurgl - 90 cm
Les 2 Alpes – 86 cm
Murren - 85 cm
Val d'Isere - 81 cm
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Snow Report | 13 Mar 2015
This is fantastic news if you are booked to go skiing over Easter as piste conditions are excellent at the moment. Avoriaz, Saas Fee, Zermatt, Cervinia, Verbier, Jackson Hole, Val Thorens, Murren and Argentiere all boast a snow bases of over 200 cm on the upper slopes. Whilst Avoriaz, Obertauern, Kaprun, Bad Gastein Montgenevre, Isola 2000, Soldeu, Val Thorens, Sestriere, Claviere and Sauze d’Oulx have the best lower piste conditions with over 100 cm snow base.

Last week, the Iglu team where is ski resorts in Austria, France and Switzerland. Take a look at the amazing snow conditions in our latest photo blog.

Next 9 days snow forecast


Snow is coming this weekend!

Zermatt – 238 cm
Saas Fee – 155 cm
Cervinia – 140 cm
Champoluc – 133 cm
Val d’Isere – 80 cm
Passo Tonale – 66 cm
Tignes – 61 cm
Isola 2000 – 60 cm
Zinal – 58 cm
Sestriere – 53 cm
 
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Krystelle 
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Snow Report | 09 Mar 2015
Many of the Iglu team were in resorts across Austria, France and Switzerland last week. Take a look at our new photo blog and check out the amazing snow conditions for yourself.

Zell am Ziller, 3rd March

Switzerland
There has been huge snowfall in Switzerland over the last week. A massive 83 cm has fallen in Grindelwald with 45cm falling on Thursday. Davos, Gstaad and Andermatt received between 60-70cm of snow last week making skiing excellent in the Swiss resorts.


St Moritz

Austria
It’s been a fantastic start for Austria this month, the heavy snowfall even came down in to the villages in many ski resorts. The biggest snow hit was in Lech , Zurs and Fieberbrunn with up to 60cm. Obertauern and Solden had 50 cm, while Zell am See, Saalbach, Kaprun and St Anton got an impressive 40 cm last week. 

View our latest snow report from the Hintertux glacier in Mayrhofen:



France
More snow storms hit French ski resorts last week. Much of the snow came at the start of the week, allowing brilliant spring skiing conditions from Wednesday onwards. Val Thorens, Chamonix, La Plagne and Val d’Isere were blessed with over a foot of snow and Flaine, Meribel and Avoriaz received over 20 cm of snow throughout the week.

Val d'Isere

Andorra
Piste conditions are still amazing in Andorra. Vallnord had an extra 20cm of snow last week which topped up the bases to 285cm on the upper piste and 180cm on the lower pistes. It’s looking like it’ll be a sunny week in the Andorran resorts before more snowfall coming this weekend. Snow forecast over the next 9 days


Pas de la Casa

Snow forecast over the next 9 days

Zermatt – 101 cm
Cervinia – 51 cm
Val d’Isere – 47 cm
Alpe d’Huez – 47 cm
Saas Fee – 45 cm
Tignes – 40 cm
Whistler – 36 cm

Make the most of the excellent spring ski conditions and take a look at our last minute ski deals


By Krystelle
 
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Snow Report | 28 Feb 2015
There’s no better time for a ski holiday!

France
It’s been an amazing week for snowfall in France. In the past 7 days ski resorts have received up to 1m of snow, including 106 cm in Avoriaz. There was a break in the snowstorms with bright blue bird skies on Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday 27th the clouds returned with fresh new snow - Avoriaz and Flaine recieved 25cm, Argentiere 15cm plus Les Carroz and Samoens got 7cm.


Portes du Soleil - 26/02


Val d'Isere - 27/02

Austria
Conditions are excellent in Austria at the moment and snow base depths are higher than this time last year. Resorts have had up to 47 cm of snowfall this week with a handful of resorts receiving an extra dusting on Friday before transfer weekend. Resorts with the best snow base are Solden, Kaprun, Bad Gastein, St Anton, Obergurgl and Obertauern.

Andorra
Andorra continues to have a kick-ass season with up to 2m of snowfall in the past 7 days! Soldeu has had 208 cm, Pas de la Casa 150 cm and Arcalis and Arinsal with 120 cm.


Soldeu - 26/02

Italy
Great snow conditions continue in the Italian ski resorts. Cervinia has had an amazing week with 118 cm of freshies, while most other resorts received between 20-50 cm.

Switzerland
The good news stretches over to the Swiss Alps too with up to 1m of snow in the last 7 days. The latest snowfall was on Friday with an extra 15 cm in Davos, Klosters and Murren, and 10 cm in Crans Montana, Laax, Grindelwald, Wengen and Zermatt.


Wengen - 23/02

USA
Ski resorts in the States also benifited from fresh snow this week with up to 23 cm falling at Vail and the latest forecasts suggest up to 50 cm falling this week.





9 Day Snow Forecast in Europe*

Lech – 253 cm
St Anton – 224 cm
Chamonix – 187 cm
Zermatt – 180 cm
Murren – 171 cm
Ischgl – 171 cm
Flaine – 167 cm
Avoriaz – 155 cm
Verbier – 150 cm
Obergurgl – 141 cm
Les Arcs – 137 cm
Cervinia – 127 cm
Tignes & Val d’Isere – 124 cm

Will it be a bumper end to the ski season? We take a look at what it'll be like for easter skiing this winter.

This week, some of the Iglu team are off to Val d’Isere, Mayrhofen, Zell am See and Verbier, so follow us for live updates throughout the week.

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By Krystelle


*Snow data is supplied by the Ski Club of Great Britain and was correct on 27/02/15]]>
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Snow report | 23 Feb 2015 Cervinia!

It may have been a slow start to the ski season but winter is in full swing with the consistent fantastic snowfalls over the last few weeks. Here is a photo taken by our in resort team in Morzine, in the midst of the snow storm at the weekend:


Morzine - 24/02


Val d'isere - 24/02. Photo: YSE ski


30 cm in Val Thorens - 24/02


La Plagne - 24/02

Just when you thought snow conditions couldn’t get any better, more snow is on the way! Over 1 m of snow is predicted in selected ski areas in France, Switzerland, Andorra and Italy over the next 9 days. Even today Val Thorens and Courchevel has received 25 cm snowfall, plus Avoriaz, La Plagne, Soldeu, Tignes and Val d’Isere have had 20 cm.

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Last 7 days of snow:

Cervinia – 95 cm
Soldeu – 80 cm
Avoriaz – 76 cm
Val Thorens - 65 cm
Tignes - 64 cm
Flaine - 55 cm
Saas Fee – 55 cm
Chamonix - 50 cm
Wengen – 48 cm
Serre Chevalier – 48 cm
Courchevel - 45 cm
La Plagne - 45 cm
La Clusaz – 45 cm
Courmayeur – 45 cm
Sauze d’Oulx – 42 cm
Sestriere – 42 cm
Obergurgl – 30 cm
Hintertux - 20 cm


The Alps are calling with fresh snowfall and with even more on the way, snow conditions for March are going to be fantastic. If you’ve been holding out for a last minute trip to the mountains, this is your time! Take a look at our last minute ski deals and book your spot on the mountain.

Update: 25/02

The Snow storm has now cleared in France, leaving fresh powder and bright blue skies.



By Krystelle


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http://www.igluski.com/news/snow-report--23-feb-2015_a19736153 2015-02-23
Snow Report | 20 Feb 2015: Mid Season Update
Earlier in the week we reported on the long range 9 days snow forecast that predicts between 1 – 2 metres of snow to fall in ski resorts all across Europe. View full snow report.

If you haven’t booked a ski holiday yet, now is the time. Snow conditions are the best so far this season and just be getting better with the snow dump next week.

Take a look at our extensive choice of last minute ski holidays.

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http://www.igluski.com/news/snow-report--20-feb-2015-mid-season-update_a19736151 2015-02-20
Snow Report | 18 Feb 2015
The coming weeks promise to be the best of the season’, said our Sales Director, Adam Johnson. ‘The conditions are the best we’ve had this year, the days are longer and the slopes are quieter before the Easter rush.

‘There’s also the bonus that, with the euro exchange rate so good at the moment, you get a lot more for your money in the mountainside bars and restaurants’.

More snowfall is predicted this weekend, plus huge dumps of snow towards the end of the month. If you are heading out to the slopes next week or for the first week of March – don’t forget to take your powder skis and snowboards! See below the long range snow forecast.

France


Val d'Isere

There was new snow in many French resorts over the weekend and conditions are fantastic at the moment. Val d’Isere has a healthy 152cm up top and 85cm snow base below with an extra 10 cm of snow on Monday 16th February. The 3 Valleys received between 5-10cm across Courchevel, Meribel and Val Thorens on Saturday 14th February. While Isola 200 got some of the best snowfall in France with an extra 30cm on Sunday 15th February.

9 Day Snow Forecast
Chamonix – 231 cm
Flaine- 213 cm
Les Deux Alpes – 198cm
Avoriaz – 189 cm
Les Arcs – 186cm

Italy

Italy received some of the best snow this weekend with up to 60cm of snow falling in Sestreiere, Claviere and Sauze d’Oulx.

9 Day Snow Forecast
Cervinia – 157cm
Courmayeur – 155 cm
Val Senales – 112 cm
Livigno – 89 cm
Bardonecchia – 77 cm

Austria


St Anton

There hasn’t been much fresh snowfall in Austria since last week but slopes still remain in good condition. Kitzbuhel has 88cm snow depth up top and 69cm base on lower pistes, St Anton 205/55 cm and Kaprun 270/80 cm.

9 Day Snow Forecast
Lech – 208 cm
St Anton – 202 cm
Ischgl – 173 cm
Solden – 155 cm
Obergurgl – 141 cm

Switzerland

There had been some huge dumps of snow in the Swiss Alps recently, so avalanche danger is high at the moment. Resorts received between 5-30cm of fresh snow over the weekend, Saas Fee and Verbier had 10cm of snowfall on Sunday 15th February and Zermatt got 20 cm.

9 Day Snow Forecast
Zermatt – 216 cm
Verbier – 187 cm
Murren – 177 cm
Champery – 174 cm
Andermatt – 173 cm

Just some of the snow that is predicted next week:



With all the snow coming it's the perfect time to book a last second ski holiday
 
By Krystelle


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Snow Report | 03 Feb 2015: Update from Austria
Top snowfall over the past 7 days:

Fieberbrunn – 74 cm
St Anton – 70 cm
St Johann – 68 cm
Fungen – 60 cm
Kuhtai – 51 cm
Hintertux -42 cm
Seefeld – 40 cm
Ellmau – 40 cm

St Anton

 
Photo: Arlberger Bergbahnen

Zillertal Arena



Wilder Kaiser, Ski Welt



Alpbach



St Johann


Photo: Gernot Riedal

Achensee


With nearly a metre of fresh snow across the meadows and pastures at Achensee (near Fugen), it is perfect for cross country skiing and winter walking. View more information on cross country skiing in the Tirolean Alps

Snow Report from Achensee, filmed on 1st February 2015:



Our top resorts in Tiorl: St Anton | Mayrhofen | Ischgl | Solden | Obergurgl | Zell am See

By Krystelle
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