Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 21st – 27th Feb 2020

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 21st – 27th Feb 2020

A calm sunny weekend and start to the week. More snow on the way to the Northern French Alps from Wednesday. Over the past week, we’ve had a variety of weather conditions, with no two days the same. It’s rained, it’s snowed, the wind’s been...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 14th Feb 2020

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 14th Feb 2020

This week began with two days of howling wind, rain and snow. After more snowfall on Thursday, it looks like being a calm sunny weekend. More snowfall expected Monday, varying between 5 to 40 cm. As February holidays start, it’s been another weird weather week,...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 7th Feb 2020

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 7th Feb 2020

A bizarre three days of weather this week will be followed by a calmer weekend and fresh snowfall at the start of next week In three days we had drenching rain up to 2700m, followed by a very mild grey and flat light day with slushy snow, followed by a very cold day...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 31st Jan 2020

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 31st Jan 2020

Snowfall on and off in the Northern French Alps next week! We needed more snow and we got it! Winter returned with a vengeance last Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing plenty of fresh snow accompanied by wild north-westerly winds. Read our blog on the snowpack before the...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 24th Jan 2020

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 24th Jan 2020

Hoping for snowfall in the Northern French Alps at the start of next week! Unfortunately temperatures are becoming mild for the time of season again, but altitudes above 1600 m should benefit from this fresh snow. Around 10-15 cm fresh snow fell last Friday night,...
Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 17th Jan 2020

Off-piste snow report, N French Alps, 17th Jan 2020

A little snow Friday afternoon into Saturday, followed by another dry week! But there is frissette (gobelet, facets) sitting on top of the current snowpack in shady places If we get 10cm or more new snow, then be very wary of steep, shady northeast, north and...