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The skiing conditions across the French resorts were generally very good on Monday 8th February and all of the resorts we feature in France, except Font Romeu (35cm), report fresh snowfall in February. The majority of resorts received snowfall over the weekend too, adding to the snow that fell last week. Monday brought a mixture of sun and cloud, with a chance of further snowfall in the evening. The stand-out resort on Monday for snowfall was Serre Chevalier (25/130cm), which reported 50cm of new snow landing on the upper slopes on Sunday 7th February. Chamonix (30/360cm) is still at the top of the chart in France for base depth, with over three metres of snow on the upper mountain, but this is on the Aiguille du Midi, which is not a typical skiing area. Morillon (10/245cm) and Flaine (10/245cm) in the Grand Massif ski area sit in joint second place with just under two and half metres of snow measured on their upper ski slopes. Cloudy weather is forecast to dominate for most of this week and into next week, with further fresh snowfall expected at all of our featured French skiing locations. Again the Chamonix valley is set to get a lot of new snow, although La Grave (60/100cm) is close to the top of the table too. At La Grave, over two and a half metres of new snow forecast at mid-mountain level by the end of Tuesday 16th February, with the heaviest snow landing over next weekend.
The weather was variable across much of Austria on Monday 8th February, with a mixture of rain, snow and sunshine affecting many resorts. Many regions have seen a light dusting of fresh snow over the course of the weekend, with around 5-10cm to be found across the majority of our featured resorts. Good skiing is currently available across many resorts in the Arlberg region. Lech (130/175cm) and Zurs (130/175cm) have seen further improvements after 10cm of fresh snow fell during the early hours of Monday morning. Building upon the good snowfall of the previous week, this should ensure that fresh turns can be found both on and off the piste. In the east, good conditions still prevail due to the good snowfall of the previous week. A light dusting of snow across resorts in the Ski Amade region has ensured that pistes remain in good condition, with pockets of fresh powder to be found on the upper mountain. The unsettled weather of Monday looks likely to be the theme for the rest of the week, with a mixture of sun, cloud and snow affecting almost all of our featured resorts over the coming days. Resorts in the Arlberg regions will see the heaviest of the impending snowfall, with upwards of 50cm likely to fall before the weekend. Elsewhere, we can expect to see more moderate totals of around 15-20cm of fresh snowfall, with the heaviest of the snow likely to fall throughout Wednesday. Temperatures will fall dramatically over the coming days, with lows of around -10C currently being reported for the middle of the week.
Every Swiss resort was reporting fresh snow on Monday morning, with the heaviest falls being reported in the south and the east of the country. The sun was out briefly to start the new week, but it rapidly clouded over and by the afternoon snow was falling once again. The pick of the conditions on Monday could be found at the resorts of Pontresina (51/90cm) and St Moritz (60/91cm) in the Engadin region in the far southeast of the country. Both were reporting around 30cm of much needed fresh snow and the good news is that a lot more is in the forecast. Saas Fee (88/250cm) and Zermatt (30/200cm) were reporting similar values, resulting in some fantastic skiing conditions amongst the fresh powder. Sadly high winds limited the lift operations on the highest slopes, with all the lifts linking Zermatt to Italy closed on Monday. High winds were also an issue at Gstaad (31/255cm), Murren (80/210cm) and Wengen (20/90cm) where all of the upper areas were on wind hold. The next spell of heavy snow is set to move in during Monday night from the west. As a result resorts such as Nendaz (45/200cm) and Verbier (20/200cm) and Grimentz/Zinal (60/184cm) are in the firing line to receive the most snow. By the time the snow lets up on Wednesday, between 50 and 100cm of snow is possible across the country, with the upper end of this band likely at the aforementioned resorts in the west.
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