Off Piste Snow Report – N French Alps – 3rd April 2023

Off Piste Snow Report – N French Alps – 3rd April 2023

What a week it’s been in the N French Alps full of fresh snowfall, sometimes rain, high winds and fluctuating temperatures.  Above 2000 m, off-piste snow depths are now about normal for the time of season (and a lot better than they were a month ago). You can...
Companion Avalanche Rescue Training

Companion Avalanche Rescue Training

Are you able to locate and dig out your friend or family member from an avalanche in 15 minutes?Experts say that most avalanche victims are alive when the avalanche stops… and that their best chances of surviving are if they are dug out in 15 minutes or less. If...
Off-Piste Snow and Weather 4 – 12 April 2019

Off-Piste Snow and Weather 4 – 12 April 2019

For Savoie and the Northern French Alps Briefly back to winter, then here there and everywhere! Spring is all about mixed weather, often cloudy and showery, with some sunshine thrown in too. That’s exactly what the week ahead will bring. Following a snowstorm on...
Off-Piste Snow and Weather 28 March – 5 April

Off-Piste Snow and Weather 28 March – 5 April

For Savoie and the Northern French Alps Spring skiing conditions, but could be more wintry next week! Lovely smooth spring snow conditions are now in place, so follow our tips below on where to find them. Many slopes away from the first warming effects of the sun are...
Off-Piste Snow and Weather 7-13 March 2019

Off-Piste Snow and Weather 7-13 March 2019

For Savoie and Northern French Alps A stormy week ahead with snowfall! Expect a period of snowy unsettled weather, with significant snowfall. Some days this may be just a few cm, but next week it will become quite widespread even down to 1500 m. One snow report, for...