27 October 2018 from Danielle in 'Mountain weather''

Snowfall in French Alps

© Les Arcs

It's finally snowing properly in the Alps! The French Alps and the Pyrenees are expecting the snow line to drop as low as 1000m in some places, and the snowfall is expected to continue through Sunday, with forecasts calling for up to 20cm in certain ski resorts, and a snowline that might even drop down below 1000m. It's also snowing in the higher Austrian and Swiss ski resorts, where the glaciers are finally looking ready for ski season. We've already had a few snowfalls this year but this one might be the real deal, just in time for ski season opening! This will be welcome news for anyone with ski holidays booked in November or December!

Fresh powder at L'Alpe d'Huez

Fresh snow in Tignes

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Saturday, october 27th ❄️❤️ #tignes

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Snowing heavily in the Pyrenees

Les Gets cashes in on some fresh snow

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Snowfall as high as Feldberg, Germany

Les Arcs enjoys some fresh snow

Winter at the Zillertal Arena

Snow in the higher ski resorts of Austria

Austrian glaciers are ready for ski season

Pitztal Glacier is buried in snow

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!