France has received a good amount of snow recently and it is already possible to ski in Tignes. With 20cm of snow this week, Val Thorens has opened this weekend and was able to open more slopes than anticipated due to the brilliant conditions.
Did you see the video of the Iglu team riding fresh tracks in Avoriaz this week after 50cm of snow?
French resorts planning to open next weekend are: Val d’Isere, Les 2 Alpes & Serre Chevalier.
Opening weekend in La Clusaz
With good snow in Austria many skier and snowboarders having been taking advantage of the open glacier resorts. The fantastic conditions at Stubai are attracting the likes of professional skiers and snowboarders worldwide, including Norwegian snowboarders Torstein Horgmo and Ståle Sandbech. Temperatures have started to warm up now so hopefully another dump of snow will be on its way soon.
Stubia on Saturday 22nd November
After a drop in temperatures and successful snow making, Whistler opened early on Saturday. Skiers and snowboarders were in for a powdery treat with fresh snowfall over the weekend.
Lindsey Vonn was in resort to open Vail this weekend. 1,110 acres of terrain is now already open. With 6 inches of snowfall on Saturday night and another 4-7 inches predicted Monday; slope conditions are looking good for the week through to Thanksgiving.
Lindsey Vonn opening Vail
Resorts opening from 6th December are: Courchevel, St Anton, St Christoph, Megeve, Meribel & Lech