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Snow Report | 28 Jan 2016

Snow Report | 28 Jan 2016 Most ski resorts have warmed up this week producing beautiful blue bird days across the Alps. Despite the rising temperatures, January's mega snowfalls meant that excellent skiing and snowboarding conditions still dominate across ski areas.

After a lack of fresh snow in the last fortnight, snow is predicted to return this weekend and next week with up to 100cm forecast in the Alps over the next 9 days.


Most of the pistes are hard packed now with limited off piste in most of the main ski areas in France. The higher you go, the better the snow conditions will be since sunshine has dominated the Alps. Lower areas have started to suffer but temperatures are set to drop from this weekend and snowfall is on the way!

Val Thorens snow report
Val Thorens - 28/01

Alpe d'huez snow report
Alpe d'Huez - 28/01

Top predicted snowfalls over next 9 days:

Chamonix – 118 cm
Flaine – 110 cm
Megeve – 69 cm
Avoriaz -67 cm
La Rosiere - 62 cm


There are decent snow bases in many ski resorts across Austria, Sölden boasts over 200cm and Obergurgl, St Anton, Hintertux and Lech all have between 150 – 125cm on the top slopes. The Arlberg region is set to get the best of the coming snow with over a metre of snowfall predicted across the region this weekend and during the week next week.

Kitzbuhel snow report
Kitzbuhel - 28/01

Top predicted snowfall over next 9 days

Lech – 121 cm
St Anton – 107 cm
Ischgl – 83 cm
Solden – 70 cm
Obergurgl – 36 cm


There has been little change in Italy in the past 7 days with no new snowfall and lots of sunshine. There are good conditions in the Dolomites and spring like conditions in the Milky Way. Cervinia continues to offer the best skiing in Italy with some of the deepest pistes depths in the country.

Dolomites snow report
Dolomites - 28/01

Top predicted snowfall over next 9 days

Courmayeur – 66 cm
Cervinia – 55 cm
Arabba - 40 cm
Cortina – 39 cm


The best skiing in Switzerland is currently in Kloster, Zermatt and Verbier where the slopes are still in excellent condition. Crans Montana, Saas Fee and Anzere still boast over 200cm on the upper slopes, and most ski resorts across Switzerland are set to receive between 30-80cm of fresh snow over the next 9 days.

Verbier snow report
Verbier - 26/01

Top predicted snowfall over next 9 days

Gstaad – 99 cm
Verbier – 83 cm
Zermatt - 77cm
Nendaz - 70 cm
Andermatt – 66cm

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