Snow Report | 15 Apr 2014
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.
Date Posted: 22 Nov 2016
The great news just keeps on coming as even more snow is forecast this week, and not just a sprinkling of snow… up to 100 cm is forecast in localised areas! Heavy snowfalls are predicted this week in Switzerland and areas of Italy and France. A number of resorts across the Alps are already op...
Date Posted: 18 Nov 2016
The great news continues as temperatures are staying low and further snow is in the forecast. It looks like the spell of bad luck for the start of season in Europe has finally been lifted as we get 3 years’ worth of early snow in one! Last week we reported on the first set of resorts to declar...
Date Posted: 10 Nov 2016
The snow sphere is full of excitement this week with one of the best starts to the ski season in recent years. Some resorts have received up to 1 metre of snowfall in the past 7 days and leading resorts such as Tignes, Meribel, St Anton and La Plagne with upwards of 60 cm of the fresh stuff. We have...