Where is the snow? 

Substantial snowfall was recorded in Europe over the last week, but unfortunately it wasn't widespread. France and Switzerland saw the biggest dumps, with up to 97cm in the French Pyrenees and around 60cm in the French and Swiss Alps. Slopes conditions are good across the board and the vast majority of lifts and slopes are open with the season in full swing. And the great news is more snow is on the way this weekend!

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FRANCE

France saw plenty of snow last weekend: 70-80cm in Cauterets, La Mongie, Saint Lary Soulan and Peyragudes and 65cm in Tignes. 39cm in La Plagne, 35cm in Val d'Isere and Chamonix, 21cm in Meribel and 14cm in Val Thorens.

Some of the best skiing in France right now can be found in La Rosiere 1850 (264-455cm), Flaine (164-435cm), Les Arcs (138-400cm), La Plagne (230-395cm), Avoriaz (210-365cm), Val d'Isere (232-360cm) and Tignes (232-360cm) all of which have the majority of lifts and slopes open with packed powder conditions. See our full France Snow Report to get current conditions.

More snow is on the way and this time it's expected to be more widespread, with up to 61cm forecast over the next three days: 30cm for Val d'Isere, 20cm for Tignes and Montgenevre, and around 10cm for Val Thorens, Serre Che, La Rosiere and more. See full France Snow Forecast.

AUSTRIA

Many Austrian ski resorts saw light snowfall over the last week but there were heavier dumps for a few, including 30cm for Obertauern and Solden; 25cm in Ischgl, Saalbach Hinterglemm and Galtur; and 20cm in Lech-Zuers, Obergurgl Hochgurgl and Kuhtai.

Some of the best skiing in Austria right now can be found in St. Anton am Arlberg (130-445cm), Lech-Zuers (170-310cm), Warth (230-260cm), Obertauern (200-250cm) and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (105-239cm). The majority of lifts and slopes are open with packed powder conditions. See full Austria Snow Report

Only light snow is in the forecast for Austria over the next few days. See full Austria Snow Forecast.

ITALY

Many Italian resorts saw light snowfall over the weekend, with 5-10cm in La Thuile, Madonna di Campiglio, Bardonecchia and Val Gardena. Ski resorts are in good condition and the vast majority of lifts and slopes are open. Some of the best skiing can be found in Cervinia-Breuil (200-380cm), Madonna di Campiglio (130-275cm) and Courmayeur (145-250cm). See full Italy Snow Report

Snow is on the way to Italy over the next three days, with 26cm forecast for Cervinia-Breuil 25cm for Sestriere, Sauze d'Oulx, Bardonecchia and Claviere; 15cm for Courmayeur and La Thuile. See full Italy Snow Forecast.

SWITZERLAND

Some great snow dumps were recorded in Switzerland over the last week, with 60cm in Saas-Fee, 40cm in Samnaun and 35cm in Verbier and Laax.  Some of the best skiing right now can be found in Saas-Fee (120-460cm), Murren (110-417cm), Melchsee-Frutt (230-370cm) and Davos-Klosters (163-255cm). See full Switzerland Snow report.

Powder alarms are set to sound out Friday with 20cm+ for Zermatt and Saas-Fee. See full Switzerland Snow Forecast.

ANDORRA

Monday and Tuesday brought some great snowfall to Andorran resorts with 25-42cm for all areas. Resorts are looking healthy right now with the majority of lifts/slopes open and packed powder conditions: Grandvalira (90-190cm), Vallnord/Pal-Arinsal (150-180cm) and Vallnord/Arcalis (130-235cm). See full Andorra Snow Report.

There's no new snow in the three-day forecast. 

SCOTLAND

Some light snow has fell in Scottish resorts last weekend with 5-10cm for Cairngorm, Glenshee and Glencoe, freshening the slopes nicely, although the start of this week was wet and there are brown patches starting to appear. All resorts are currently open and some of the best skiing can be found in Nevis Range (40-60cm). See full Scotland Snow Report.

No new snow is forecast over the next three days.

OnTheSnow's Weekly Snow Report is updated every Wednesday to give you the best skiing conditions across Europe.

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