Friday, 24 May 2019

This weekend will be a mild one for most ski areas in Europe and North America. Austria is expected to have a significant amount of snow up high on Tuesday and Wednesday. Rain is forecasted in the remaining North American resorts this weekend.

Austria

The following glaciers are open in Austria:

Hintertuxer Glacier

Stubaier Glacier up to and including 10th of June

Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun up to and including 2nd of June

The snowfall continues in Hintertux (11/21 lifts open) this weekend after over 20cms last weekend. Expect over 5cms of snow over the weekend. A huge dump of snow is expected in the area on Tuesday and Wednesday, with over 40cms of snow expected. Stubaier Glacier (5/35 lifts open) will have flurries of snow tomorrow but Sunday will be mild with sunny intervals. Tuesday is expected to have over 20cms of fresh snow.

France

Summer skiing is available from June 22 to August 25th in Les Deux Alpes.

Tignes Grande Motte glacier will reopen in July for their summer skiing season. Touring conditions in the Mont Blanc region have looked great with fresh snow still arriving.

Switzerland

The following resorts are open this weekend:

Zermatt

Engelberg-Titlis until 26th of May

4/52 lifts are available to use in Zermatt at the moment. This weekend is expected to be mild with some rain showers. Temperatures will stick just below 15 degrees. Engelberg-Titlis has 7/11 lifts for the last weekend of the season. Light snowfall is expected across the weekend.

Italy

Italian resorts have closed for the season.

Andorra

Andorran resorts have closed for the season.

Germany

German resorts are closed for the season.

Eastern Europe

Lifts in Eastern European resorts have now closed.

Scotland

No skiing available in Scotland

USA

The following resorts are open this weekend:

Mammoth

Squaw Valley

Arapahoe Basin

Most major resorts have closed for the season already. Resorts in California and Colorado are the main places to ski in the US. A total of three resorts are open this weekend.

Arapahoe Basin (7/9 lifts open) will have bright sunshine throughout the weekend.

Squaw Valley (10/29 lifts open) will have intermittent rain showers across the weekend.

Mammoth (7/25 lifts open) will have 8cms of fresh snow arrive on Sunday but the weekend will be mostly cloudy.

Canada

Expect cloudy weather with sunny spells throughout the weekend in Whistler. 5/26 lifts are open with access to 59/240 trails open this weekend. The resort wil experience some rain showers today but will get light flurries of snow by tomorrow. Sunday will be partly cloudy with sunny spells.


Japan

Lifts are closed for the season in Hakuba and Niseko.