Igluski.com Latest Ski News List of ski news articles updates on Latest Ski News thoughtout the day en-gb http://www.igluski.com 2016-05-03 New Christmas festive fun with Club Med ski holidays Christmas 2016 Club Med are introducing new festivities around this exciting time of year for skiers and snowboarders of all ages at their resorts.

Treat the family to a once in a lifetime Christmas and let Club Med do all the hard work for you. Club Med holidays are all inclusive so you don’t have to worry about any food or drinks during your week in the mountains. Find out more about everything included in an all-inclusive Club Med ski holiday.

The activities will vary depending on the resort; here is an example of the types of celebrations to expect:

Christmas Eve:

After your exhilarating day on the slopes, you will return to your Club Med resort to be greeted by Father Christmas himself! Around 4:30pm Santa will arrive by sleigh (or maybe even a helicopter or piste basher in some resorts) for all the children to meet.

The festivities will continue with fireworks and some early evening entertainment from the Club Med staff, this could be a live representation of the nativity or your pre-dinner drinks and snacks served by a team of Christmas Elves!

The best local products will be prepared for dinner before a Christmas themed show full of surprises.

Christmas 2016

Christmas Day:

Wake up on Christmas morning to a special grand buffet lunch. If you still have any room left at midday, the specialties will continue at lunch.

For Christmas breakfast and lunch there will be a special grand buffet to indulge in Around 5pm, all children under 12 will receive an exciting Club Med gift during the special present distribution ceremony.

View 2016/17 Club Med ski deals

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Snow Report | 18 Apr 2016
We’ve just returned from a glorious week in the Paradiski where we had a mix of sunshine, slush, fresh powder and some rain! The spring snow conditions were surprisingly great for this time of year in La Plagne and Les Arcs.

Just when we thought the end of season conditions couldn’t get any better, up to 50 cm of fresh snow has fallen over night in ski resorts in the Alps.

The largest dump has been at the Hintertux glacier near Mayrhofen in Austria where they have reported 50cm of fresh snow!

Here are the most recent photos from the latest dump of snow:

Hintertux, Austria

Hintertux snow report

Hintertux snow report

Hintertux snow report

Avoriaz, France

Avoriaz snow report

La Plagne, France

La Plagne snow report

Val d'Isere, France

Snow report in Val d'isere

Snow report Val d'isere

Livigno, Italy

Verbier, Switzerland

Les Arcs, France

Powder day in Les Arcs

Iglu Ski's Krystelle in Les Arcs on 14th April

View photos from Iglu Ski's Powder Day in Les Arcs on 14th April

View photos from Iglu Ski's Day in La Plagne on 15th April

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Explore Verbier with Ski Sunday presenter Ed Leigh Verbier in Switzerland!

You will spent 4 nights staying at Chalet Hotel de Verbier with 2 half days riding with Ed Leigh, discovering the epic Verbier ski area.

With excellent end of season snow conditions this is the perfect ski break to squeeze in before the ski season is over. Verbier has had a fantastic winter so far and currently boasts 235cm on its top slopes, plus there is currently 65cm of snowfall forecast next week to top up the existing strong snow base.

Verbier is renowned for it’s off piste riding and extensive intermediate/advanced terrains so this is the ideal trip if you are looking to push your riding.

Verbier is Ed Leigh’s second home so you will have the chance to discover the resort's hidden gems and the best après and nightlife spots from the man himself. How many people can actually say they’ve had the chance to ski or snowboard with a Ski Sunday presenter?

The holiday includes return flights, transfers from Geneva, 4 nights chalet board (breakfast and dinner with wine), welcome drinks, plus an end of week party (with prizes up for grabs!)

For more information view Explore Verbier with Ed Leigh or call us on the number above to speak to our sales team.

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Snow Report | 23 Mar 2016: Over 100cm of snow forecast!
Slope conditions and snow bases are looking excellent for this time of year, with many upper slopes in France with well over 250 cm snow base, including 350cm in Flaine, 300cm in La Rosiere and 280cm in Val Thorens.

Ski conditions are the best we’ve had all season. Since January, the Alps have seen more snow than the previous 2 seasons. If you thought the end of season snow was good last year, than they are even better this winter! With the excellent snowfall we’ve experienced so far this March, Easter and April skiing will be exceptional, especially with even more snowfall on the way!

Tignes snow depth history

Tignes snow data
Since January, Tignes has had more snow than the 2014/15 & 2013/14 ski seasons. Winter 2015/16 has seen 759cm of snowfall so far in Tignes.

We’ve always loved skiing in March and this season has been one of the best March’s in years. View last minute ski deals.

Top snowfalls forecast over the next 9 days:

Cervinia, Italy – 190cm
Champoluc, Italy - 134cm
Zermatt, Switzerland - 130cm
Saas Fee, Switzerland – 125cm
Val d’Isere, France
 – 122cm
Les Deux Alpes, France – 108cm
St Moritz, Switzerland – 103cm
Solden, Austria – 97 cm
Tignes, France - 96cm
Chamonix, France – 94cm
Obergurgl, Austria – 92 cm
St Anton, Austria – 76cm

Latest video snow reports:

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Latest snow photos:

Tignes, France

Tignes snow report

Val d'Isere, France

Val d'Isere snow report

La Plagne, France

La Plagne snow report

Kitzbuhel, Austria

Kitzbuhel snow report

Arabba, Italy

Arabba snow report
Photo: @neilsonitaly - 22/03/2016

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Whistler Blackcomb extends its ski season until 30 May Whistler has averaged 1163 cm of snow all each year. The 2015/16 snow levels have just surpassed the average and currently clocks in at an impressive 1177 cm.

With a total snowfall so far this season of nearly 12 metres Whistler Blackcomb will be extending the ski season on Blackcomb Mountain until 30th May! This means skiers and snowboarders still have another 2 months of spring skiing to enjoy before winter ends.

It has been an excellent ski season in Canada; Whistler has had consistent fresh snow this season with the majority of the snowfall in December and March.

With winter showing no signs of stopping anytime soon, this could end up being the snowiest winter in the past 10 years!

Whistler extends ski season
22 Mar 2016

Whistler Blackcomb
21 Mar 2016

Photos: Mitch Winton, Coast Mountain Photography

We still have ski holiday availability for Whistler, have a browse at Whistler Ski Deals our Contact Us for a tailor made holiday to your requirements.

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