Off-Piste Snow and Weather 21 – 29 March 2019

Off-Piste Snow and Weather 21 – 29 March 2019

For Savoie and the Northern French Alps Hoping for smooth spring snow skiing! A high-pressure weather system is now in place over the N French Alps, bringing dry sunny conditions until the end of March The avalanche danger rating is down to 1 below 2500m and 2 in some...
Off-Piste Snow and Weather 14 March 2019

Off-Piste Snow and Weather 14 March 2019

For Savoie and Northern French Alps More snow for the next few days makes it complicated! There are a few more unsettled windy days ahead, with a lot of fresh snow especially on Thursday night. There should be a sunny day thrown in on Saturday! From the middle of next...
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...

Update on snowpack stability

Be very wary of steep shady slopes. Further to our weekly update(s) on current off-piste conditions over the next week in the Northern French Alps. Avalanche forecast expert Alain Duclos makes some interesting observations here also on a voice/video interview. His...
Off-Piste Snow and Weather 1st – 6 March 2019

Off-Piste Snow and Weather 1st – 6 March 2019

For Savoie and Northern French Alps ‘Winter’ returns with snowfall & cooler temps. The last 3 weeks have been very warm, dry and sunny. Many wet snow avalanches have occurred in the last week in the very warm temperatures. But we are expecting cold...
Off-Piste Snow and Weather 21-28 Feb 2019

Off-Piste Snow and Weather 21-28 Feb 2019

For Savoie and Northern French Alps Sunny and very mild for this time of season High pressure stays in charge until the end of February. It will continue to be very sunny and even milder. We expect to see a change around 3rd 4th March, to cooler weather with some...