Possible snow next week in French Alps

In our snow report published on Thursday 3rd January we mentioned there might be snow on Tuesday night or Wednesday daytime next week but at that point we were not sure because the high pressure systems are still dominant. It now looks likely that the high pressure will give way temporarily and there will be a light snowfall right down to the valley floor in cold weather on Tuesday night and Wednesday daytime. Currently this is predicted to take place with moderate […]... Read More

Off-Piste Snow and Weather Forecast
Off-Piste Snow and Weather Report 4th Jan 2019

For Savoie and the Northern French Alps Cold and crispy but windy days ahead with lots of sunshine and some clouds Don’t forget your suncream folks. We’re now under the influence of a huge high pressure weather system over the Northern French Alps with lots of sunshine and some clouds for the next few days, at least! The snow’s not far away, but it all seems to be happening in Austria! See Chris’s recent blog on current weather conditions. When will it... Read More

High pressure back in charge after 70cm weekend snow.
High pressure back in charge after 70cm weekend snow.

The snowstorm over the weekend was very welcome. This has added 60cm to over 1m of fresh snow in the Northern French Alps depending on where you are This has created amazing conditions and raised the avalanche risks to considerable. See our snow reports and the avalanche bulletin for more insight on this danger. I just had a look forward for the next top up.   It seems as though the continental high pressure that dominated the alpine weather in December and […]... Read More