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Snow & Weather

SUN AFTER THE SNOW IN TIGNES

PlanetSKI is in the French resort and has been making the most of the change in the weather after the storm.

FABULOUS IN THE ALPS AFTER FRESH SNOW

The snow has eased off with temperatures falling & there’s now some great skiing to be had. PlanetSKI reports from the Alps. UPDATED

PLANETSKI’S WEEKLY SNOW REPORT

Some much needed snow is falling in the Alps. Parts have seen variable snow cover but now heavy snow is coming down in places. UPDATED

AVALANCHES: 54 IN 5 DAYS IN COLORADO

Huge amounts of snow have led to a large amount of slides. Fortunately no-one has been injured. NEW

SNOW IS ON ITS WAY FOLKS!

100+ resorts are now open in Europe & more snow is finally on its way. Some resorts are rather desperate for it. PlanetSKI reports. UPDATED

WEEKLY SNOW REPORT

Here’s our first full Snow Report of the winter. Conditions in the Alps are polarised – good in the south,but less convincing in the north.

MORE RESORTS OPEN IN THE ALPS

The ski season is underway with resorts opening & others set to follow. PlanetSKI reports. UPDATED

THE SKI SEASON STARTS

The 2018/19 season has begun with more resorts opening in the Alps & North America. PlanetSKI reports. UPDATED

THE CANNONS ARE ON

Snow making is taking place on an industrial scale as the temperatures fall. A handful of resorts open in next few days but snow is limited. UPDATED

VAL THORENS DELAYS OPENING

Warm weather and a lack of snow has forced Europe’s highest ski resort to abandon plans to open this weekend.

THE STORM PASSES

The weather is calming down this week with milder temperatures after the first big storms of the approaching winter. PlanetSKI reports.

AMERICA IS CALLING

There have been historic autumn snowfalls with many resorts opening early in the US and Canada. We’ve been tracking the snow. UPDATED

FLASH FLOODS IN THE ALPS

Rivers have burst their banks with trees uprooted and people fleeing the rising waters. Check out the video. NEW

WILDFIRES BURN IN NORTH AMERICA

Some ski resorts are under threat and others are covered in smoke as fires rage. PlanetSKI reports from Whistler, Canada. UPDATED

COLD SNAP ACROSS OZ

Wintery weather brings hail, snow, thunderstorms and blustery winds across south east Australia. Check out the photogallery from ski areas.

CALM CONDITIONS & CRYSTAL SKIES

Australia & New Zealand have got off to a cracking start. The best in recent years, which is good news as PlanetSKI is heading there next month. UPDATED

WILDFIRES RAGE IN USA

Red flags in place as fires burn through western states. A dry winter and current weather conditions cause concern. Summer is young… NEW

MORE RESORTS STORE SNOW OVER SUMMER

After the huge snowfalls in Europe last winter, more ski areas are going in for snow farming bandwagon. Why not save it for next season?

HUGE AMOUNTS OF SNOW HIGH UP IN THE ALPS

There’s a lot of melt to go after the huge snowfalls of last winter. Many mountain passes remain closed and teams of workers are out.

WINTER RETURNS TO EUROPE

Will it never end? Heavy snow has been falling in parts of the Alps and Pyrenees. Enough. It’s time for some sunshine. Please.

FIRST SNOW DOWN UNDER

The first falls have come down in Australia with the season kicking off next month. It’s early days but signs are promising there and elsewhere in the southern hemisphere. NEW & UPDATED

AVALANCHE SEASON IN THE ALPS

Warm spring weather plus a deep & unstable snowpack means the avalanche risk rises. Check out our videos of the HUGE slides now happening.

SO MUCH SNOW AT ALTITUDE IN THE ALPS

Most resorts have closed after an epic season. On May 1st PlanetSKI was in Chamonix to see the end of winter & 15cm of fresh snow fell.

SPRING IS HERE

PlanetSKI is out enjoying some of the best April skiing for many years. The temperatures have shot up as spring takes hold but there’s still great skiing to be had. UPDATED

PLANETSKI SNOW REPORT

It’s a time of unsettled weather across the Alps. The huge amounts of snow and warmer temperatures have led to some massive controlled avalanches. Check out the latest. UPDATED

SKIING IN SCOTLAND INTO MAY

What a week: A spat of spring snow – high winds affect skiing – sun for the weekend. Pack up, get going, it’s ski Scotland time… UPDATED

WARM, WET & WINDY IN THE ALPS

It’s mild across the Alps and remains unsettled with some snow at altitude and high winds. Snow depths remain exceptional for the time of year. UPDATED

SNOW IS FALLING!

Just as we thought spring was starting winter is back with snow falling in the Alps. Up to 50cm is forecast in places over the next day or so. NEW & UPDATED

PLANETSKI SNOW REPORT

With Easter approaching there remains huge levels of snow at altitude in the Alps. And guess what? More snow is on its way. UPDATED

MORE SNOW IS FALLING

Our updated snow report is out & it seems winter is continuing in the Alps. Especially the southern Alps. And it’s about to get cold… UPDATED

CHECK OUT OUR UPDATED SNOW REPORT

Further snow is falling across the Alps. The southern Alps has seen up to 50cm with decent falls elsewhere. PlanetSKI reports from Switzerland. UPDATED

SNOW-GO

It seems the struggles with warmth and lack of snow are over in the USA and winter has started: Avalanche warnings are high NEW

PLANETSKI SNOW REPORT

Snow conditions remain excellent across most of the Alps with fresh snow in places, especially in the south and west. And it’s warming up a little in the Alps. UPDATED

BEAST FROM THE EAST

Extreme cold weather has been affecting Europe with temperatures plummeting into big minus numbers. UPDATED

HOW TO KEEP WARM WHEN IT’S -26C

It is bitterly cold in the Alps at the moment as an arctic blast sweeps down. There are similar temperatures in North America. PlanetSKI reports.

IT’S COLD IN THE ALPS!

Snow conditions in the Alps remain good, especially on-piste. It is however bitterly cold. -32C in places. UPDATED

IT SNOWS IN USA

It seems the struggles with warmth and lack of snow are over in the USA. Now it looks like winter: UPDATED

PLANETSKI SNOW REPORT

The excellent conditions continue across the mountains in Europe and parts of North America. UPDATED

MASSIVE SNOWFALL IN SCOTLAND (AND SOME IN ENGLAND)

But there is almost too much snow with resorts, roads and runs closed by the weather. It is going to be pretty special when things open up. UPDATED

HALF-TERM’S LOOKING GOOD!

Conditions remain very good across the mountains as the busy half-term week is underway. It’s cold, but not excessively so, with blue sky to come. UPDATED

PLANETSKI SNOW REPORT

Snow conditions in the Alps remain largely excellent, especially on-piste. And it’s none too shaby in the Pyrenees where PlanetSKI is. UPDATED

STORM COMING TO THE USA

Finally… Snow is expected so now, with our fingers still crossed, we might see the season really get going. It has been a poor one so far. NEW & UPDATED

THE SUN FINALLY COMES OUT!

There are record-breaking depths for January in a number of high resorts. However it’s been mild in the Alps with rain on some lower slopes. UPDATED

HUGE CLEAR UP UNDERWAY

Road/rail links are opening, resorts are being dug out and ski areas cleared. The 4th & largest snowstorm of this month has left over 2m in places.UPDATED

BUCKLING UNDER THE SNOW

Want to see how much snow has fallen this winter? Check out our images of roofs and buildings in the mountains: UPDATED

TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING?

Is there such a thing as too much snow in a ski resort? After the fourth huge storm this month some are wondering. PlanetSKI reports. UPDATED

PLANETSKI SNOW REPORT

The weather is causing havoc in parts of the Alps. When it calms down by the end of the weekend some areas may see close to 2m of fresh snow.

PLANETSKI ATTEMPTS TO SKI

The storm is battering Zermatt with most of the lifts closed, but not all. Our editor heads out to try to make a few turns. UPDATED

THE STORM PASSES

The Alps has been battered by yet another massive snowstorm. It’s eased off & a huge clear up operation begins. Now there is the small matter of skiing! UPDATED

WHAT A WEEK!

More snow has started to fall in parts of the Alps after a clear period of weather. Winter is well and truly upon us in the Alps. UPDATED

SNOW IN THE SAHARA

Do not adjust your screens, this is not a mirage. Look at these amazing photos from the desert. NEW

SNOW & HARD BLOW ON THE EAST COAST

America’s East Coast has experienced seriously cold temperatures that shut down ski resorts, kept folk inside & iguanas in slumber.

SKI RESORTS OPEN

The huge storm has passed with access by road & rail opening after 2m of snow fell in 48-hours. PlanetSKI has been in the thick of it.

SO MUCH SNOW!

The snow just keeps on falling in the Alps. Here at PlanetSKI we can’t remember a better start to winter. UPDATED

AVALANCHE DEATH IN SWITZERLAND AS WARNINGS ISSUED

An investigation is underway after a 49-year old Italian man died in the Swiss Alps. Fresh warnings are issued by the authorities after the heavy snow. NEW

IT’S SNOWING AGAIN!

Snow conditions in the Alps are excellent for mid-December with more snow falling over the next few days. PlanetSKI is in Les Arcs. UPDATED

CARS UNDER SNOW

One of the best ways to see how much snow has fallen is by looking at the build up on vehicles. We’ve been doing exactly that!

TIGNES AFTER THE BIG STORM

It was at the centre of the huge weekend snowstorm. When the sun finally came out there was a real treat in store for PlanetSKI. NEW & UPDATED

FABULOUS CONDITIONS WITH MORE SNOW IN THE ALPS

Another huge storm has dumped large amounts of snow in the parts of the Alps. It brought transport chaos but now the slopes are opening. UPDATED

MORE SNOW IS FALLING

Our snow report is out & more heavy snow is falling It’s looking very good in Europe, superb in Canada but patchy in parts of the USA. UPDATED

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Cross Country Skiing to be Allowed in France

France will allow people to go #crosscountryskiing individually from Saturday, as long as it doesn't prompt big gatherings of people.

https://planetski.eu/2020/11/23/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-and-snowboarding-10/

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- First Val d’Isere World Cup Races Cancelled
- Alpine Ski Nations in Talks to Have Co-Ordinated Opening
- French Ski Resorts Can Open In December But Ski Lifts to Remain Shut

https://planetski.eu/2020/11/23/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-and-snowboarding-10/

#coronavirusski

Sad 😢
While French ski resorts can open in December, the lifts will remain shut!
https://twitter.com/valdisere/status/1331958057266540544

Twitter feed video.Sad 😢 
While French ski resorts can open in December, the lifts will remain shut! 
 https://t.co/sggaoYelnm
Val d'Isère@valdisere

🎵 "When will I see you again, wonderful country ..."
We are ready but we've been hit with the breakdown!
If the opening of the ski lifts remains uncertain, our charming village awaits you for the Christmas holidays!
#valdisere #lesbronzés #christmas

First Val d’Isere World Cup Races Cancelled

Men’s Giant Slalom races December 5 & 6 are off.

"We’re staying united and motivated for organizing the following two weekends of racing.”

https://planetski.eu/2020/11/23/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-and-snowboarding-10/

#premierneige #valdisere

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