Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 2nd Jan 2020

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 2nd Jan 2020

A mainly dry week for the first week of 2020, with sunshine and cloud Over the last few days we’ve been basking in wall-to-wall sunshine and mild temperatures for the time of year. Most of the off-piste snow within easy lift access has been completely tracked...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 26th Dec 2019

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 26th Dec 2019

What a lot of snow and wind we had. When the weather finally cleared on Christmas day. It was glorious but frustrating for some and dangerous for others. Many were disappointed to find the snow badly wind affected and off piste conditions were difficult. Skilled...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 18th Dec 2019

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 18th Dec 2019

Big snowstorms and heavy precipitation on the way. This will be followed by a return to calmer sunnier weather for Christmas. In the meantime, there is a hidden risk under the snowpack The snowpack appears quite stable at the moment. But this may be deceptive. Several...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 13th Dec 2019

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 13th Dec 2019

Big snow has started falling! This will set us up for the season, but will bring high avalanche danger! Have woken up Friday morning to see heavy snow falling and significant snowfall since midnight. These trees in Val d’Isere had no snow on them last night....
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 5th Dec 2019

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 5th Dec 2019

Perfect snow conditions. Snowpack slowly settling, some slabs can be triggered on NE, N, NW slopes especially under the ridges near Italian border. More snow on the way Off piste snow depths 4th December 2019 The season kicked off in style with powder snow and high...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 28th Nov 2019

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 28th Nov 2019

Brilliant start to the season, but early season snowpack is unstable Off piste snow depths 28th November 2019 You have no doubt seen that there has been considerable snowfall across the French Alps through November and this has created a great but unstable base for...