Off Piste Snow & Weather Report
Off Piste Snow Report & Weather: 22 – 28 Feb Sa...

Very cold, with a lot of snowfall near the French/Italian border Off-piste snow report: 22 – 28 Feb for Savoie & Northern French Alps Snow depths remain fantastic this season. There’s still some great off-piste skiing to be found above 1500 m or so. With continuing low temperatures, there’s some incredible cold light powder snow out there. And it will remain very cold at least until next week…. When venturing off-piste, we’ve been finding som... Read More


Off Piste Snow & Weather Report
Off Piste Snow Report & Weather: 15 – 21 Feb Sa...

Milder temperatures, cloudy and unsettled with some snowfall Off-piste snow report: 15 – 21 Feb for Savoie & Northern French Alps Snow depths are still extremely good, and probably will be so until the end of season and beyond. There’s currently still some fantastic powder snow to be found. Unfortunately, as it gets milder from Thursday afternoon onwards, the snow will become heavier and more humidified, particularly at altitudes below 2000 m. It will be a lot... Read More


Off Piste Snow & Weather: 1 - 7 Feb Savoie / N. French Alps
Off Piste Snow report & Weather: 1 – 7 Feb Savo...

Some small top-ups of fresh snow! Off-piste snow report: 1 – 7 Feb for Savoie & Northern French Alps Snow depths remain very impressive for the time of year, and there are some great off-piste conditions out there, if you walk for them! Off-piste areas easily accessed from the lift system have rapidly become tracked out. By doing a bit of boot packing, plus using touring skis and skins, we’ve been able to go a bit further afield and find the better […]... Read More


Off Piste Snow & Weather Report Savoie & N French Alps
Off piste snow report and weather: 25-31 Jan, Savoie/N Fre...

A little more snowfall expected, and sunshine on Sunday/Monday! Off-piste snow report: 25 – 31 Jan for Savoie & Northern French Alps Snow depths above 1800 m are now at record levels in Savoie and the N French Alps – in excess of depths that we’d expect for the end of March, not January! There is a mixed bag of weather for the week ahead, with a little more snowfall and a couple of sunny days too. We’re finding a variety of […]... Read More


Off Piste Snow and Weather
Off Piste Snow & Weather: 18 – 25 Jan Savoie / ...

More high winds and snowfall ahead! Off-piste snow report: 18 – 25 Jan for Savoie & Northern French Alps Wild weather continues in the N French Alps, with high winds and plenty more snowfall to come! We could see a brief calm and sunny spell next Tuesday/Wednesday. Snow depths are almost unbelievable for this time of the season for much of Savoie and Haute Savoie. No matter what the locals say about it being like this all the time in the past, […]... Read More


Off Piste Snow & Weather Report 4 - 10 Jan
Off Piste Snow & Weather: 4 – 10 Jan Savoie / N...

Wild, windy, unsettled weather with more snow for the week ahead! Off-piste snow report: 4 – 10 Jan for Savoie & Northern French Alps Weather and snow conditions in the N French Alps have been, and will continue to be, extreme over the next few days. High winds are expected, along with a lot more snow or rain and temperatures above normal for the time of season. The avalanche danger this week will be directly related to a) the overall total accumulations […]... Read More


Weather and snow outlook, Northern French Alps

The weather in the Alps appears to be entering another unsettled spell for quite a while Unlike recent seasons when the Jetstream stayed either North or South of the Alps, the Jet Stream seems to be running across Central Europe and is forecast to stay that way for as far as we can see. This means that we can expect a sustained spell of unsettled weather. The first half of January now looks like a repeat of Mid December with a series of […]... Read More


Off Piste Snow & Weather Report 28 Dec - 3 Jan
Off Piste Snow & Weather: 28 Dec – 3 Jan Savoie...

Unsettled weather with snow for New Year’s week in the N French Alps Off-piste snow report: 28 Dec – 3 Jan for Savoie & Northern French Alps   Happy new year everyone! Off piste snow depths in the N French Alps remain very good for the time of season. We can often ski right down to 1000 m, and there’s some lovely deep powder to be found. In many higher exposed areas, particularly above 2200/2400 m, the surface snow has been wind-affected, […]... Read More


Off Piste Snow & Weather: 7 – 13 Dec Savoie / N...

A snowy week ahead! Off-piste snow report: 7 – 13 Dec for Savoie & Northern French Alps We are due for fresh snow in the week ahead, which we need. Indeed, our friends at WeatherToSki are predicting the following (text in italics quoted directly from their website): The greatest accumulations, at least in the first instance, are likely to be in the northern French Alps, roughly from Alpe d’Huez northwards through the Tarentaise (e.g. 3 Valleys, La Plagne, Les Arcs... Read More


Off Piste Snow and Weather Report 30 Nov to 6 Dec
Off Piste Snow & Weather: 30 Nov – 6 Dec Savoie...

A cold and snowy start to the new season! Off-piste snow report: 30 Nov – 6 Dec for Savoie & Northern French Alps A chilly start to the 2017/18 season, and more snow than this time last year! Val d’Isere, Tignes and some other resorts opened last weekend, luckily, we’d received enough snow for quite a few ski runs to be prepared. Since then, we’ve also had a couple of small top ups of fresh snow (3 to 10 cm), with more […]... Read More