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Last updated: Wed 18th Jan, 2017 at 14:56

There are excellent skiing conditions on offer right across the Alps this week with very low temperatures preserving the recent heavy falls of dry and powdery snow. The forecast indicates dry and often sunny weather through to this weekend so a great time to be in the Alps.

Last updated: Tue 17th Jan, 2017 at 14:51

There are excellent skiing conditions in the Alps right now with only occasional flurries of snow being reported and mostly sunny skies, though temperatures are remaining blowing freezing through the day, even at resort level. On piste at all elevations the snow conditions are dry and the cover the deepest and best it has been this winter - so a great time to be in the Alps.i

Last updated: Mon 16th Jan, 2017 at 14:57

Cold air and calm conditions with plenty of sunshine are on offer again in the Alps this week and following the significant falls of the last 4 days there is some of the best skiing of the season available in all the leading Austrian, French and Swiss resorts. Italy has had less snow so piste skiing is typically on more hard packed snow.

Last updated: Sun 15th Jan, 2017 at 15:54

Heavy snowfalls of recent days have now stopped right across the Alps and skies have cleared to reveal much improved skiing conditions at all elevations. The week ahead looks mostly dry though light snowfall can be expected at times and temperatures will remain very low. Whilst off piste more snow is required skiing on piste will be excellent with groomed powder snow the typical surface conditions in all leading alpine resorts.

Last updated: Sat 14th Jan, 2017 at 15:58

The best skiing conditions of the season so far are on offer in the Alps currently following very heavy snowfall in recent days. All the leading alpine resorts have had snow depths transformed at all elevations but the avalanche risk is now high off piste so extreme caution is advised. On piste skiers can expect groomed powder snow conditions from top station and back to resort level.

Last updated: Fri 13th Jan, 2017 at 14:42

Heavy snow is falling across the Alps and with very low temperatures all resorts are seeing big increases in snow depths at all elevations. The snow will continue through until Sunday and then once the weather settles there will be the best skiing of this winter on offer.

Last updated: Thu 12th Jan, 2017 at 13:13

Heavy snowfall is heading to the Alps for the weekend and conditions in most of the leading ski resorts of Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland are already much improved by fresh falls of snow and low temperatures. Snow depths at all elevations are expected to increase dramatically and as they do so the avalanche risk will also rise fast so do take heed of local warnings and only ski off piste with a qualified guide.

Last updated: Wed 11th Jan, 2017 at 13:11

Light snowfall continues to be reported across Austria, France and Switzerland whilst Italy remains cold but dry. The alpine forecast for through Friday and into the weekend looks wintry for all with significant snowfall expected and this will be hugely welcome by all the leading resorts that want to build snow depths after a very dry early season.

Last updated: Tue 10th Jan, 2017 at 12:41

Snow is falling again in the French Alps with flurries of snow also reported across Switzerland and parts of the Italian Alps. Austria, which already boasts fresh snow cover, is mostly sunny and the forecast indicates sunshine to come across the Alps followed by further snowfall before the weekend. So with cold air persisting skiing conditions pretty much ideal and probably the best they have been so far this season.

Last updated: Tue 10th Jan, 2017 at 12:41

Snow is falling again in the French Alps with flurries of snow also reported across Switzerland and parts of the Italian Alps. Austria, which already boasts fresh snow cover, is mostly sunny and the forecast indicates sunshine to come across the Alps followed by further snowfall before the weekend. So with cold air persisting skiing conditions pretty much ideal and probably the best they have been so far this season.

Last updated: Mon 09th Jan, 2017 at 14:51

There are good skiing conditions on fresh snow cover in many of the Austrian and Swiss resorts right now, whilst the French and Italian ski domains, having missed the most recent snowfalls, are mostly offering pistes of hard packed snow. However the alpine forecast promises some fresh snow for France through midweek and further falls across the Alps before the weekend.

Last updated: Sun 08th Jan, 2017 at 15:47

There have been further falls of snow across the Austrian and Swiss Alps and skiing conditions there have improved dramatically as low temperatures continue to help maintain perfect groomed pistes. The French Alps have seen flurries of snow but Italy has been dry, however further significant snowfall is expected through this week and most ski domains will benefit.

Last updated: Sat 07th Jan, 2017 at 12:20

Lots of sunshine again reported by many ski resorts across the Alps but the best skiing is where the snow is fresh and dry - and that is mostly in the Austrian ski domains. The French, Italian and Swiss resorts have caught less fresh snowfall and are typically offering skiing on hard packed snow conditions. The alpine forecast indicates further snowfall to come in the next week so conditions for skiers are expected to improve.

Last updated: Fri 06th Jan, 2017 at 15:56

There are some excellent fresh dry snow skiing conditions in the Alps this weekend and further snowfall is in the forecast from Sunday. The best skiing is now in Austria as this is where the bulk of the recent snow fell but most of the premier resorts across the Alps now have improved snow cover at all elevations.

Last updated: Thu 05th Jan, 2017 at 13:45

Heavy snow has been falling in the Austrian Alps and there have been some lighter falls of snow also reported from France, Italy and Switzerland. With low temperatures across the Alps any new snow is quickly improving skiing conditions at all elevations and with more prolonged snowfall expected early next week prospects look good. This weekend though sunshine is forecast and it will be Austria offering the best snow in the Alps.

Last updated: Wed 04th Jan, 2017 at 15:54

At last the Austrian and Swiss Alps have fresh snow cover and light falls of new snow are also expected to reach France and Italy before the weekend. More exciting news is that the alpine forecast predicts heavier and more prolonged snowfall for early next week so skiers can soon expect much improved snow cover and skiing conditions on the menu for almost all of the premier resorts.

Last updated: Tue 03rd Jan, 2017 at 15:42

Fresh snow will fall over the Alps through the rest of this week with the most significant falls likely along the northern Swiss and Austrian Alps. With low temperatures also forecast, skiers can expect fast and dramatic improvement in piste conditions at all elevations and prospects for this weekend look excellent with deep, dry and fresh snow likely to be on offer in many domains.

Last updated: Mon 02nd Jan, 2017 at 16:11

There have been flurries of snow reported in Austria and the alpine forecast indicates snow is on its way to the northern Alps this week. With low temperatures now, the resorts are using snow cannon to prepare a base on lower slopes for the fresh snowfall and the hope is by the end of this first week of the new year, more lower pistes will open and much improved conditions will be on offer to skiers in most of the premier resorts.

Last updated: Sun 01st Jan, 2017 at 14:49

Well the very first forecast of the new year promises snow for the northern Alps over the next couple of days and that is wonderful news as more or less every alpine resorts is short of snow cover. It is not yet clear how much snow will fall yet but any snow will improve the hard packed and sometimes icy conditions that have typically been on offer over the holiday period.

Last updated: Sat 31st Dec, 2016 at 09:05

The New Year will begin with sunshine for skiers in the Alps and skiing typically on hard packed snow but a weather change is due to arrive before midweek and this should bring much need fresh snow. All the alpine leading resorts are offering more or less all upper pistes but lower elevations and resort access runs are still almost entirely dependent on man-made snow.

Last updated: Thu 29th Dec, 2016 at 14:34

Skiers who enjoy sunshine and mountain scenery whilst cruising the higher pistes of the leading ski resorts of the Alps have ideal conditions right now across Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland. For those that would prefer fresh snowfall, off piste skiing and much more wintery weather conditions the wait goes on as no snow is forecast until early in the New Year.

Last updated: Wed 28th Dec, 2016 at 16:03

There have been further falls of fresh snow in Austria which is really helping improve the modest snow depths and ski conditions on offer. France, Italy and Switzerland however remain totally dry and sunny with the best skiing on the highest pistes, where the snow it typically hard packed. The alpine forecast indicates no snow until the start of the New Year and skiers will be hoping that this change will be the start of regular snowfall, after an exceptionally dry and sunny December.

Last updated: Tue 27th Dec, 2016 at 16:01

The sun continues to shine in most parts of the Alps and no significant snowfall is forecast for the remaining days of the year. Skiing is best on the highest pistes as lower slopes in most of the premier resorts only have man-made snow cover. Snow cannon are also being used wherever possible to maintain pistes at higher elevations as only resorts in northern Austria have seen fresh snow since Christmas and many resorts have not seen snowfall this month.

Last updated: Mon 26th Dec, 2016 at 14:27

The north eastern Alps have fresh snow cover and improved skiing conditions this week but elsewhere skiers are still mostly finding the best sport on upper slopes where the snow is dry and often hard packed. Where lower pistes are open the snow cover is typically man made. The forecast indicates mostly settled weather will prevail to the year-end so no significant change likely to ski conditions in the Alps for the remainder of this year.

Last updated: Sun 25th Dec, 2016 at 16:00

Skiers in the Alps this Christmas have less snow cover than they would wish for but when the sun comes out the skiing on higher pistes is good enough, and typically on well groomed or hard packed snow conditions. The alpine forecast indicates some fresh snow along the northern edge of the Alps this week but otherwise it will remain mostly dry. Resorts continue to produce snow and this is helping ensure resort access runs are open and that high traffic pistes remain complete.

Last updated: Sat 24th Dec, 2016 at 13:22

The Alps lack snow this Christmas but skiers are still enjoying sunshine and settled overhead conditions on the higher slopes of the leading winter resorts of Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland. Skiing is typically on hard packed snow. There is no significant snowfall in the forecast for over the festive period, so resorts will be making snow to ensure busy pistes and resort access runs remain open.

Last updated: Fri 23rd Dec, 2016 at 10:00

Skiers in the Alps this Christmas will find most resorts have less snow than they would like but still there is some good skiing on offer. The best conditions are on higher pistes where the snow is dry and typically hard packed. Some resorts had fresh snow in recent days but not many, and now the weather will stay mostly dry through the weekend and into next week right across Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland.

Last updated: Thu 22nd Dec, 2016 at 15:01

After some mostly light snowfall in parts of the Alps the weather has again turned dry and settled meaning skiers can expect to be heading to high pistes to find the best snow this Christmas. The leading winter resorts of Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland have less snow cover than is ideal right now but most pistes are open and where there is fresh snow the skiing is really quite good.

Last updated: Wed 21st Dec, 2016 at 15:56

Some fresh snow has been reported in the Alps but only heavy snow fell in the ski resorts close to the Matterhorn. Now the alpine weather turns dry and settled right through Christmas and this means that most skiers must accept that hard packed and groomed snow on high pistes is where the best sport will be found this holiday season.

Last updated: Tue 20th Dec, 2016 at 15:14

Fresh snow has been falling in the Southern Alps with a lucky few French and Italian resorts having seen 20 to 30cms of snowfall in the last 48 hours. These resorts now have much improved conditions but once again the weather will become dry and calm right across the Alps for the next few days, so skiers can expect most resorts to still be offering the best skiing on the highest slopes.