Igluski.com Latest Ski News List of ski news articles updates on Latest Ski News thoughtout the day en-gb http://www.igluski.com 2014-04-18 Snow Report | 15 Apr 2014 For those of you heading out to the mountains for Easter ski trips, most European resorts are forecast new snow over the next 9 days, setting them in great stead to end the 2013/14 season with a bang.  It seems there could be plenty of powder days and bluebird conditions – perfect for those of you wanting to get their last ski fix before the summer begins!

Over in France, Alpe d’Huez is expected to see 37cm of fresh snow over the next 9 days, Chamonix 40cm, Les Deux Alpes 41cm, Tignes 49cm and Val d’Isere 57cm.
  Most French resorts have another 10 days or so left before closing down for the Summer.  Tignes and Val d’Isere will stay open until the 4th of May, with the Tignes glacier closing a little later on the 11th May.  The high altitude of Val Thorens will also stay open until 11th May.

Italy also has plenty of snow forecast for the next 9 days, with Cervinia expecting to see 82cm, Champoluc 57cm, Gressoney 65cm, Livigno 30cm and Passo Tonale 29cm.
  Again, most resorts will stay open for about another week after Easter.  For later skiing, Livigno is due to close on the 4th May and the Presena glacier in Passo Tonale usually offers skiing until mid-June.

In Austria, the Hintertux glacier is forecast 17cm of snow over the next 9 days and is expected to remain open all through the summer.
  St Anton is forecast 20cm of new snow, Obergurgl 21cm and Ischgl 24cm.  The majority of Austrian resorts will stay open until the end of April.

Finally, in Switzerland the next 9 days will see 101cm of snowfall in Zermatt, 55cm in Verbier, 100cm in Saas Fee and 49cm in Crans Montana.
  Zermatt and Verbier will stay open until May, with most other resorts ending their seasons at the end of April.

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Snow Report | 08 Apr 2014 France are expecting some sprinklings of snow over the coming week with Chamonix, Les Arcs, Val Thorens and Flaine expecting 4cm, Val d’Isere, Tignes and Alpe d’Huez 3cm, and Meribel expecting a 2cm top up.  There are still some excellent snowbases at most major resorts, with 210cm upper piste depths at both Val Thorens and Serre Chevalier.  Snow quality is reported as being excellent at Courchevel and good in most other French resorts.

In Austria, piste quality is reported as being good, with spring snow conditions throughout most resorts.  The next 7 days are expected to bring 6cm of snow in Obertauern, 5cm in Obergurgl, plus 4cm in Zurs and St Anton.  Piste depths are still excellent, with Hintertux boasting a top depth of 400cm, Kauntertal 337cm and Solden 270cm.

Over the next week, Switzerland will receive 8cm of snow in St Moritz, 7cm in Saas Fee, 6cm in Davos and 5cm in Zermatt.  Snow bases are still deep, with Engelberg at 340cm, Andermatt 400cm, Crans Montana 230cm and Saas Fee 339cm on the upper pistes.  Both Zermatt and Saas Fee are reporting excellent snow quality, whilst Andermatt, Arosa, Davos and plenty other resorts are recorded as being in good condition.

Over in Italy, upper piste depths are recorded in Cervinia as being 300cm, Madesimo 450cm, Passo Tonale 600cm and Canazei 240cm.  Cortina is expected to see 8cm of snow in the next 7 days, Livigno and Passo Tonale 6cm and Cervinia 4cm.  Most resorts are offering good snow conditions, with the higher altitude resort of Passo Tonale in particular reported as having excellent snow quality.

With good conditions on offer throughout Europe, it’s not too late to head off on a last minute ski trip - happy skiing / snowboarding!

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Snow Report | 08 Apr 2014 France are expecting some sprinklings of snow over the coming week with Chamonix, Les Arcs, Val Thorens and Flaine expecting 4cm, Val d’Isere, Tignes and Alpe d’Huez 3cm, and Meribel expecting a 2cm top up.  There are still some excellent snowbases at most major resorts, with 210cm upper piste depths at both Val Thorens and Serre Chevalier.  Snow quality is reported as being excellent at Courchevel and good in most other French resorts.

In Austria, piste quality is reported as being good, with spring snow conditions throughout most resorts.  The next 7 days are expected to bring 6cm of snow in Obertauern, 5cm in Obergurgl, plus 4cm in Zurs and St Anton.  Piste depths are still excellent, with Hintertux boasting a top depth of 400cm, Kauntertal 337cm and Solden 270cm.

Over the next week, Switzerland will receive 8cm of snow in St Moritz, 7cm in Saas Fee, 6cm in Davos and 5cm in Zermatt.  Snow bases are still deep, with Engelberg at 340cm, Andermatt 400cm, Crans Montana 230cm and Saas Fee 339cm on the upper pistes.  Both Zermatt and Saas Fee are reporting excellent snow quality, whilst Andermatt, Arosa, Davos and plenty other resorts are recorded as being in good condition.

Over in Italy, upper piste depths are recorded in Cervinia as being 300cm, Madesimo 450cm, Passo Tonale 600cm and Canazei 240cm.  Cortina is expected to see 8cm of snow in the next 7 days, Livigno and Passo Tonale 6cm and Cervinia 4cm.  Most resorts are offering good snow conditions, with the higher altitude resort of Passo Tonale in particular reported as having excellent snow quality.

With good conditions on offer throughout Europe, it’s not too late to head off on a last minute ski trip - happy skiing / snowboarding!

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Snow Report | 01 Apr 2014

Switzerland still have great skiing on offer, with piste quality in Zermatt reported as being in excellent condition and another 25cm of snow forecast over the next 9 days.  Saas Fee are also boasting some excellent piste conditions and are forecast another 20cm of snow over the next 9 days.  Andermatt is forecast  11cm of snow in the coming week, Zinal 9cm, Verbier 9cm and Crans Montana 5cm.

Over in Austria the higher altitude resort of Kaunertal is forecast 5cm of snow over the next week, which will top up the already excellent piste conditions.  Light dustings are predicted in Obergurgl and Solden and excellent snow quality is expected.  Italy still have some great piste conditions, with Cervinia expecting 22cm of snow in the next 9 days, Gressoney 19cm and Passo Tonale 5cm.

Things are looking good over in France with Val d’Isere expecting 24cm of snow in the next 9 days, Tignes 22cm and Les Deux Alpes 4cm.  Most other French resorts will receive light top ups and the majority of pistes are reported as being in either good or excellent condition.

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Snow Report | 25 Mar 2014

Flaine saw 80cm of snowfall this weekend, with 40cm of it falling on Monday alone.  50cm of fresh snow fell in Avoriaz, 50cm in Chamonix, 65cm in Val Thorens, 15cm in Val d’Isere and 40cm in Meribel.  In Austria this weekend, Hintertux saw a huge 110cm of snowfall, Kitzbuhel 75cm, Zell am Zee 60cm and St Anton 33cm.  Italy also experienced excellent conditions with Passo Tonale receiving 50cm, Cortina 30cm, Canazei 60cm and Cervinia 45cm.  Over in Switzerland, Grindelwald had 75cm, Verbier 55cm, Zermatt 35cm and Klosters 70cm.

The coming week is forecast to bring yet more snow top ups to most European resorts, with temperatures staying low throughout.


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