Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 14-20  Feb 2019

Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 14-20 Feb 2019

For Savoie and Northern French Alps Wall to wall sunshine for at least the next week, and great skiing conditions! It’s beginning to feel almost spring-like with milder temperatures and sunny skies. A high pressure weather system is in place, and looks likely to...
Avalanche Bulletin update 27th Jan

Avalanche Bulletin update 27th Jan

Meteo France are warning that new snow expected tomorrow will fall on a weak layer of old snow and the avalanche risk will rise as the snow falls, especially on North and East Facing slopes Here are their words for Haute Tarentaise. It is similar elsewhere and even...
Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 14th Dec 2018

Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 14th Dec 2018

Savoie and Northern French Alps Watch out for the dangerous weak layer! Henry warned us on Monday that Tuesday 11th December would be risky with a persistent weak layer under the new snowpack from above 2400m. So it proved. We have seen considerable evidence of recent...
Off-Piste Snow and Weather

Off-Piste Snow and Weather

Savoie and northern French Alps The big news is that it is going to get colder and we are expecting significant snowfall over the weekend especially on Sunday. The drop in temperature starts on Friday night and next week we will see freezing levels down at 300 to 800m...

Off Piste Snow & Weather: 12 – 18 April, Savoie / N. French Alps

Unsettled, particularly near the French/Italian border! Off-piste snow report: 12 – 18 April for Savoie & N French Alps Still waiting for Spring conditions to properly arrive! Normally at this time of year we’re enjoying regular melt-freeze cycles,...