15 January 2019 from Danielle in 'Mountain weather'' | 0 Comments

After another half a metre of snow fell in the Alps yesterday, the weather finally seems to be calming down. Ski resorts today were greeted with blue skies, and precipitation is expected to decrease significantly this week. Wednesday looks to be an ideal bluebird day, with temperatures dropping again on Thursday. Avalanche danger remains at 3 and 4 in most ski resorts, with some posting a risk of 5. Stay safe out there! Respect slope closures and don’t venture off-piste.

Gorgeous day with sunshine and fresh snow at Niederalpl

😊✌️

Posted by Geheimtipp Niederalpl on Monday, 14 January 2019

Bluebird day at Méribel

Une journée de rêve débute ! /// A dreamy day is starting! #meribel / @meribel.net / Les 3 Vallées

Posted by Méribel, Coeur des 3 Vallées on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

High avalanche risk at Avoriaz

It's the Snowflakes Dance in Avoriaz 1800! Follow your desires but stay careful, the risk of avalanches is 4/5! ❄️

Posted by Avoriaz 1800 on Monday, 14 January 2019

Fresh cord at Val Thorens

😍 P.A.R.A.D.I.S 😍

Posted by Val Thorens on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Avalanche warning high after 5 metres of snowfall at St. Anton this season

**UPDATE** Die allgemeine Situation bleibt unverändert und alle Sperren bleiben aufrecht. Die damit verbundenen...

Posted by St. Anton am Arlberg on Monday, 14 January 2019

It’s a beautiful morning at Val d’Isère after yesterday’s snowfall

SNOW SNOW SNOW 🤩😍❄️☃️

Posted by Zermatt Matterhorn on Sunday, 13 January 2019

Snowy night in Mayrhofen

Eine winterliche Nacht in Mayrhofen ❄️😃 A winter night in Mayrhofen ❄️😍 📸 by Tom Klocker Photo myZillertal.app So müssen Berge sein

Posted by Mayrhofen / Hippach im Zillertal on Monday, 14 January 2019

Magical snowfall in the village last night at Chamonix

🇫🇷 L'ambiance hivernale dans les rues de Chamonix a rendu la soirée d'hier magique ✨❄️ 🇬🇧 Yesterday night, the winter atmosphere in Chamonix street was magic ✨❄️ 📸 Quentin Iglésis Photographe

Posted by Chamonix-Mont-Blanc on Monday, 14 January 2019

Access to Stubai Glacier is blocked due to the heavy snowfall

Some impressions from the Fernau from our slopes team, which has been working almost non stop since the day before yesterday so we can open again asap 👀! 📸: P. Pfurtscheller

Posted by Stubaier Gletscher on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

This week’s weather forecast represents a welcome reprieve for many Austrian ski resorts, who have been experiencing a chaotic couple of weeks thanks to the heavy snowfalls. Road closures have affected well-known ski villages like Ischgl, Sölden, Hochfügen, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Lech am Arlberg and the Hintertux Glacier. Many ski areas have been closed, and while some skiers and snowboarders are happy just to explore the village streets, Obergurgl was even advising people to stay indoors yesterday. Near Lech am Arlberg, three German skiers were found dead this weekend and one is still missing after an avalanche swept them away. They were wearing touring skis and were found near a steep slope that had been closed due to the avalanche risk. But roads n Austria iare slowly starting to open up again and the hope is that conditions will return to normal soon.

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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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