Winter really arrived in style over the weekend. Yesterday didn't bring the "more snow" we were expecting, and today is fine with the sun out (take a look at that image below this morning!), but conditions are really great out there. Some resorts reporting up to 180cm on the hills, so no lack of it now and pretty much everywhere is now open. Read more ...
Monday 22nd December 2003, 12:16pm
Clear, some blue overhead
After great conditions yesterday, we had the coldest night of the year so far, so the snow should be in excellent condition.
From what I hear, the meter plus of snow we've had is yet to settle and at lower altitudes fell on virtually no base. Sinking right through it is a distinct possibility. Think twice before offpiste runs with difficult outs.
It looks quite clear up there and I'm sure there will still be lots of powder to be had. On the groomers, great snow and few people about mean that laying down perfect arcs should be about as easy as it gets. Read more ...