26 August 2018 from Danielle in 'Mountain weather'' | 0 Comments

First snowfall of the season in the Alps

Delighted skiers are celebrating the first snowfall of the year in the Alps today! With as much as 30cm falling at altitudes of 2000m+ in some of the Austrian Alps and a dusting of snow gracing the peaks of the Dolomites, the Swiss Alps and a few of the mountains in France’s Savoie region, it looks like the 2018/19 ski season is getting an early start! Unfortunately, most ski areas in Europe are closed – this is actually the last day of the summer ski season on the glacier at Les 2 Alpes. The forecast calls for warmer weather over the next few days, but even if there’s not enough snow to take to the slopes this week, let’s hope this is a good omen for the upcoming winter season!

Tignes

[Live] First snow in Tignes 😋

Posted by Tignes on Sunday, 26 August 2018

Schladming Dachstein

Posted by Schladming-Dachstein on Sunday, 26 August 2018

Stubai Glacier

❄️ Tadaaaa! Da ist er, der erste Schnee der Saison 18/19 😍!

Posted by Stubaier Gletscher on Saturday, 25 August 2018

Ischgl

Good morning from Ischgl

Posted by Ischgl on Sunday, 26 August 2018

Hintertux Glacier

Schönen Sonntag! *** 30 cm Neuschnee ***

Posted by Hintertuxer Gletscher on Saturday, 25 August 2018

Turracher Höhe

❄️ Liebe Gäste! Aufgrund des ersten Schnees sind die Parnorama-, Kornockbahn und der Nocky Flitzer heute, 26. August leider außer Betrieb!❄️

Posted by Turracher Höhe on Saturday, 25 August 2018

We can't wait for the beginning of ski season!

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Born and raised in the ski paradise of Vancouver, Canada, I learned to ski before I can remember, balancing precariously on my parents’ skis as they sailed down the hill. I started snowboarding in my teens and am now delighted to be exploring everything Europe’s ski scene has to offer!

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