Igluski.com Latest Ski News List of ski news articles updates on Latest Ski News thoughtout the day en-gb http://www.igluski.com 2015-04-18 Snow Report | 07 Apr 2015
One of our ski sales experts, Helena, is in Zell am See at the moment and comments 'the snow is perfect, it's been snowing for the last 2 days, lots of fresh powder.'

There are still 2 ski weeks left to enjoy the snow. If you are considering a last minute ski break take a look at deals by departure date:

Saturday 11th April
Sunday 12th April
Saturday 18th April
Sunday 19th April

France

Most of the fresh snow in France over the weekend fell on Sunday and many resorts enjoyed powder days in the sunshine. Base depths are still excellent in many resorts, and as temperatures start to warm up conditions should remain good for the final few weeks of the season. Top Sunday snowfall includes: 20cm in Chamonix and La Clusaz; 15cm in Avoriaz and Flaine; 11cm in Les Menuires and Val Thorens; 10 cm in Courchevel, La Tania, Megeve and Meribel.


Senior sales expert, Christian, getting fresh lines in Morzine over Easter


Val d'Isere, 05 April

Austria

It was a snowy Easter in Austria as up to 50 cm of snow fell in high ski areas, and around 10-20 cm falling in other resorts. Some resorts have closed for the season now, including Seefeld, St Johann, Igls and Fitzmoos. All other resorts are reporting good-to- fresh snow conditions. Top snowfall over the weekend included: 50 cm on Stubai glacier and Neustift; 40 cm in Obertauern; 35 cm in Saalbach; 30 cm in Kaprun and Kuhtai; 20cm in Lech and Zurs.


Zell am See

Italy

The Italian resorts celebrated Easter in the sun rather than the snow as only a handful of resorts got some snow. Arabba and Cervinia received 10 cm of snow while Sauze d’Oulx and Courmayeur got a sprinkling of 5cm on Sunday.


Arabba, 07 April

Switzerland

The best of the snow hit the Swiss Alps with huge snow levels reported over the past 7 days. Murren has received a huge 117 cm of snow in the past week! Other top snowfall for the week includes: 65cm in Verbier; 57 cm in Zermatt; 50 cm in Davos, Klosteres and Wengen; 45 cm in Andermatt and Saas Fee.


@theskiclub in Murren, 05 Apr

Rest of the World

Top snowfalls over the past 7 days include: 110cm in Garmisch in Germany, 48 cm in Banff in Canada and 38 cm in Big Sky in USA


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http://www.igluski.com/news/snow-report--07-apr-2015_a19736176 2015-04-07
Snow Report | 02 Apr 2015: Winter is Back
It’s been a brilliant week for snow, especially as we are coming to the end of the season. If you want to make the most of the fresh snow and thinking of a last second ski holiday there are still 3 ski weeks left of the season, including departures this weekend!

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Saturday 4th April
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Best snowfall in the last 7 days


Switzerland


The Swiss ski resorts have received the best of the fresh snow this week with Andermatt topping the table with a huge 150 cm. Other top snowfall included 130cm in Saas Fee, 105cm in Grimentz and Zinal, 101cm in Davos and 98 cm in Verbier.

Winter is back in Andermatt, 02 April

Austria

The greatest snowfall has hit the high and glacier Austrian ski resorts with snowfall levels topping 103 cm in Ischgl. Other top snowfall includes: 56 cm in Kuhtai, 50cm in Solden, 45cm in Pitztal and 35cm in Obergurgl and Zell am Ziller.


Ischgl, 01 April


St Anton, 01 April

France

The majority of large resorts have received a big dump of snow this week bringing winter back to the French mountains. Top snowfall includes: 99cm in Val Thorens, 88cm in Tignes, 82cm in Les Arcs, 74cm in La Rosiere, 72cm in Chamonix, 60 cm in Les Deux Alpes, Valmorel and Val d’Isere. Here is how the webcams are looking today:


Tignes, 02 April


Val Thorens, 02 April

Italy

The Italian ski resorts haven’t missed out on the snow either, Alagna and Gressoney has received 60 cm of snow in the last 7 days. Other top snowfall includes: 50 cm in Cervinia and Champoluc, 35 cm in Arabba and 30 cm in Courmayeur.


Cervinia, 02 April

Rest of the World

Top snowfalls in other ski countries include: 72 cm in Garmisch, Germany, 65 cm in Glencoe, Scotland, 55 cm in Trysil, Norway, 32 cm in Whistler, Canada and 31 cm in Salen, Sweden.


Glencoe, 01 April

Best snowfall over the next 9 days


Lech and Zurs - 85 cm
St Anton - 81 cm
Ischgl - 74 cm
Samnaun - 73 cm
Schladming - 68 cm
Solden - 62 cm
Pitztal, Hintertux and Saalbach - 58 cm
Kaprun and Obergurgl - 54 cm
Gstaad - 51 cm
Klosters, St Johann and Kitzbuhel - 49cm
Laax, Andermatt, Murren - 46 cm
Serfus, Ellmau and Zermatt - 45 cm
Val Senales - 40 cm
Chamonix - 35 cm
Flaine - 27 cm
Avoriaz - 25 cm

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http://www.igluski.com/news/snow-report--02-apr-2015-winter-is-back_a19736174 2015-04-02
Shred with Olympic Snowboarder Aimee Fuller at The Snow Centre
Snowsports England are supporting Sport England’s THIS GIRL CAN campaign which inspires women to wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that judgement is a barrier that can be overcome. View the video campaign here:



Aimee will be joining The Snow Centre’s Ignite Junior Snowboard Academy on Saturday 2nd May in the morning as well as on the main slope later in the day.

The Ignite Junior snowboard session will run from 8 – 10am for boys and girls aged 7-16 years with competent level 6 snowboard skills or above. This incredible coaching session costs £39.

If you are already a competent skier or snowboarder, you can ride with Aimee on the main slope between 10.30 – 12 pm where she will be offering hints and tips. 1 hour slope lift passes are £36 for adults and £29 for junior. Save 10% on these prices when pre-booking.


Aimee at the recent Nine Queens event in Austria

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http://www.igluski.com/news/shred-with-olympic-snowboarder-aimee-fuller-at-the-snow-centre_a19736173 2015-04-01
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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http://www.igluski.com/news/snow-report-30-mar-15--50-cm-of-fresh-snow_a19736171 2015-03-30
Freeride World Tour: Xtreme Verbier
Earlier this season we named the Freeride World Tour as one of our Top 5 ski events to look out for in 2015.

The last event of the Freeride World Tour was incredible. Watching the skiers and snowboarders conquer the 500m rock face of Bec des Rosses was nail-bitingly exciting. Aurélien Ducroz took the ski crown for the 4th time as he won the 20th edition of Xtreme Verbier.

Watch the Xtreme Verbier ski highlights:



Watch the Xtreme Verbier snowboard highlights:



Winners of the Xtreme Verbier 2015

Ski Men
1. Aurélien Ducroz (FRA) 88.50
2. Reine Barkered (SWE) 88.12
3. George Rodney (USA) 87.75

Snowboard Men
1. Jonathan Charlet (FRA) 91.00
2. Emilien Badoux (SUI) 85.75
3. Sammy Luebke (USA) 82.75

Ski Women
1. Hazel Birnbaum (USA) 88.50
2. Silvia Moser (ITA) 76.25
3. Christine Hargin (SWE) 72.75

Watch Hazel Birnbaum's winning run:



Snowboard Women

1. Nicola Thost (GER) 71.00
2. Estelle Balet (SUI) 55.00
3. Shannan Yates (USA) 52.25

Watch Nicola Thost's winning  run:

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http://www.igluski.com/news/freeride-world-tour-xtreme-verbier_a19736170 2015-03-29