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Featured Snow Report

Colorado Dreaming | Snow Report

What’s news from the mountains? Fresh powder, deep and dry, from the French slopes to the Colorado Rockies. Skiers and snowboarders are seeing out winter in style.

Snow Forecast for the Next 3-4- Days

Old Man Winter returns to the Alps with the freezing level dropping to 1,500m well into next week.

The Austrian resorts will see 30-35cm of new snow through Monday.

Obertauern enjoyed 31cm of new snow yesterday morning with 25-30cm more forecast. Ischgl and Nordkette could see 35-40cm of new snow, and Lech 50-55cm.


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There’ll be less snowfall at the French and Italian resorts with 10-15cm forecast. Avoriaz, France is forecast to receive 25-30cm of new snow.

The Swiss resorts will see 20-25cm. Engelberg has received 53cm of new snow in the past 48hrs with another 40-45cm forecast through Monday.

Sierra Nevada, Spain will see a mix of sunshine and showers with light rain below 2,900m at times and the chance of 5-10cm of new snow on the highest slopes.

Temperatures will remain below freezing across Finland, Norway and Sweden with a chance of 5-10cm of new snow through Monday.

a gondola and single piste surrounded, by gentle off-piste, tracked out, after some fresh fallen snow.
Gudauri’s slopes tracked out

Gudauri, the last remaining resort open in Georgia, will see a mix of sunshine and showers with rain top to bottom at times and the chance of 5-10cm of new snow on the highest slopes.

The East Coast of the USA will see a mix of sunshine and rainfall top to bottom through Monday as the mercury remains above freezing.

The Mountain States of the USA will see warming temperatures through Monday with a mix of sunshine, rainfall and snowfall on the highest slopes. Copper Mountain, Colorado could see 10-15cm of new snow up high.

blue sky, soft piste, and a lone skier standing between single trees on the ski slope
April skiing in Palisades Tahoe

The Western US states of Alaska, California and Oregon will see freeze thaw conditions and sunny skies with a chance of light rainfall at village level.

Eastern Canada will see a mix of sunshine and rainfall top to bottom through Monday as the mercury remains above 0C.

The Alberta resorts will see below freezing temperatures and 10-15cm of new snow through Monday.

Whistler Blackcomb will see light rain below 1,500m and 5-10cm of new snow in the alpine.

The northern Japanese island of Hokkaido will continue to enjoy warm and sunny Spring conditions through Monday with the chance of rainfall to mid-mountain.

It will be a similar story on Honshu with temperatures reaching 20C at village level.

a burning orange sun sets over a set of mountain ridges silhouetted
Happo One, last thing

News From Around the Ski World 

Welove2ski is out and about in the mountains, enjoying the best of the spring skiing conditions. Editor Nicola is calf-deep in fresh French powder in Avoriaz (Lindarets), while Katie is soaking up the California sun in Palisades Tahoe.

The Colorado resorts of America, Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain and Loveland had a fantastic start to the week with 50cm of new snow blanketing the slopes.

A snow-measurement taken at night over webcam, with a pile of fresh snow stacking up
Copper Mountain measuring 60cm of fresh

Spring powder? Deep and dry? Most definitely…


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And the new snow has made it’s way to the Alps with a number of resorts enjoying fresh snow yesterday, with more on the way.It’s going to be a great end to the season for a number of resorts which close on Sunday.

If you’re out in resort drop us a line via our social media channels to share your ‘on the snow’ experiences and photos.

We’ll be posting twice-weekly snow reports on Mondays and Thursdays throughout the 2023/24 winter season. Bookmark us, or, better yet, subscribe to get the latest snow news and our tips for where the snow will be.

Between snow reports please visit the ‘stories’ section of Welove2ski’s Instagram to see the latest images and videos from ski resorts around the world.

A top station of a mountain resort, looking incredibly snowy, photographed from above
Ischgl’s spring ski scenes

Snow Stats From Ski Areas Around the World

Austria Interconnected Ski Areas

Silvretta Arena [Ischgl, Samnaun] (40/46 lifts; 169/239km piste; 20-140cm base)
Ski Arlberg [St. Anton, ​St. Christoph, ​Stuben, ​Lech, Zurs, ​Warth, ​Schrocken] (46/85 lifts; 110/301km piste; 25-370cm base)
Gurgl [Obergurgl, Hochgurgl] (18/25 lifts; 82/112km piste; 20-160cm base)

Austria Ski Resorts

Hintertux (17/21 lifts; 56/62km piste; 10-410cm base)
Kaunertal (5/7 lifts; 51/55km piste; 400-410cm base)
Kitzsteinhorn (13/21 lifts; 33/61km piste; 0-280cm base)
Moelltal Glacier (3/9 lifts; 6/36km piste; 0-290cm base)
Obertauern (17/26 lifts; 55/100km piste; 50-110cm base)
Nordkette – Innsbruck (5/6 lifts; 3/14km piste; 0-115cm base)
Pitztal Glacier (7/7 lifts; 35/41km piste; 20-315cm base)
Solden (20/31 lifts; 109/147km piste; 0-395cm base)
Stubai (18/26 lifts; 52/68km piste; 0-505cm base)

France Interconnected Ski Areas

Three Valleys [Val Thorens, Les Menuires, ​Méribel, Courchevel] (86/156 lifts; 376/600km piste; 170-240cm base)
Tignes / Val D’Isere (65/79 lifts; 276/300km piste; 65-420cm base)
Portes du Soleil [Morzine, ​Avoriaz, ​Les Gets, ​Chatel, ​Morgins, ​Champery] (30/165 lifts; 120/580km piste; 0-180cm base)
Espace San Bernardo [La Rosiere, ​La Thuile] (13/38 lifts; 55/144km piste; 85-365cm base)
Le Grand Massif [Flaine, ​Les Carroz, ​Morillon, ​Samoens, ​Sixt] (11/62 lifts; 46/265km piste; 0-440cm base)
Espace Diamant [Les Saisies, ​Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe, ​Praz sur Arly, Flumet, ​Crest-Voland] (7/82 lifts; 29/192km piste; 5-100cm base)

France Ski Resorts

Alpe d’Huez (68/69 lifts; 160/250km piste; 25-400cm base)
Cauterets (7/11 lifts; 21/36km piste; 10-70cm base)
Grands Montets – Chamonix (5/7 lifts; 15/29km piste; 5-400cm base)
La Clusaz (2/49 lifts; 4/125km piste; 0-235cm base)
La Plagne (59/74 lifts; 139/225km piste; 10-330cm base)
Les 2 Alpes (22/44 lifts; 120/200km piste; 0-340cm base)
Les Arcs (35/53 lifts; 145/200km piste; 20-430cm base)
Val Cenis (5/29 lifts; 41/125km piste; 50-195cm base)

a top-of-mountain scene with two chairlifts serving gentle pistes and a few skiers enjoying the snow
French Pyrenees’ Cauterets

Italy Interconnected Ski Areas

Milky Way / Vialattea [Sestriere, Sauze d’Oulx, ​San Sicario, ​Claviere, ​Montgenevre] (10/70 lifts; 34/400km piste; 30-200cm base)

Italy Ski Resorts

Arabba/Marmolada (2/26 lifts; 20/63km piste; 40-130cm base)
Cortina (6/27 lifts; 38/120km piste; 35-150cm base)
Livigno (27/32 lifts; 115/115km piste; 20-160cm base)
Passo Tonale (2/30 lifts; 8/100km piste; 100-400cm base)
Solda (8/11 lifts; 35/44km piste; 170-280cm base)

Switzerland Interconnected Ski Areas

Matterhorn [Zermatt, ​Breuil-Cervinia, Valtournenche] (41/51 lifts; 250/322km piste; 0-200cm base)
4 Vallees [Verbier, ​La Tzoumaz, ​Nendaz, Veysonnaz, ​Thyon] (15/68 lifts; 20/412km piste; 10-275cm base)

Switzerland Ski Resorts

Adelboden (6/8 lifts; 14/17km piste; 5-200cm base)
Corvatsch St Moritz (6/14 lifts; 56/120km piste; 30-200cm base)
Diavolezza (4/5 lifts; 20/35km piste; 10-200cm base)
Engelberg-Titlis (4/17 lifts; 11/70km piste; 0-300cm base)
Glacier 3000 – Les Diablerets (10/11 lifts; 25/31km piste; 0-300cm base)
Grindlewald Wengen (7/23 lifts; 20/102km piste; 30-100cm base)
Murren (6/16 lifts; 35/54km piste; 30-335cm base)
Saas Fee (9/23 lifts; 40/100km; 35-480cm base)


Sierra Nevada (10/23 lifts; 55/112km piste; 20-130cm base)

Nordic Resorts


Levi (24/26 lifts; 33/38km piste; 55-75cm base)
Pyha (6/9 lifts; 11/13km piste; 40-50cm base)
Ruka (19/22 lifts; 18/19km piste; 40-50cm base)
Yllas (25/26 lifts; 53/53km piste; 85-85cm base)


Geilo (7/20 lifts; 9/34km piste; 80-150cm base)
Hemsedal (18/21 lifts; 42/44km piste; 45-140cm base)
Kvitfjell (11/14 lifts; 34/39km piste; 20-80cm base)
Myrkdalen (8/9 lifts; 30/32km piste; 100-220cm base)
Narvik (5/6 lifts; 8/10km piste; 30-50cm base)
Oppdal (4/16 lifts; 8/56km piste; 20-40cm base)
Trysil (24/31 lifts; 67/78km piste; 70-125cm base)
Voss (8/11 lifts; 44/45km piste; 100-150cm base)


Are (20/35 lifts; 61/91km piste; 50-85cm base)
Hemavan (10/10 lifts; 24/30km piste; 40-85cm base)
Kabdalis (3/4 lifts; 7/9km piste; 50-80cm base)
Riksgransen (6/6 lifts; 17/21km piste; 75-160cm base)
Salen (20/40 lifts; 21/45km piste; 30-75cm base)
Tarnaby (3/5 lifts; 20/20km piste; 40-90cm base)


Nebelhorn-Oberstdorf (4/6 lifts; 7/12km piste; 0-190cm base)
Zugspitze (10/10 lifts; 16/20km piste; 100-265cm base)


Gudauri (17/17 lifts; 26/34km piste; 30-100cm base)


Alyeska (7/7 lifts; 59/62km piste; 115-390cm base)

Heavenly (10/27 lifts; 83/94km piste; 60-215cm base)
Kirkwood (11/13 lifts; 64/65km piste; 65-250cm base)
Mammoth (12/25 lifts; 69/89km piste; 250-380cm base)
Palisades Tahoe (19/43 lifts; 113/200km piste; 65-370cm base)

Arapahoe Basin (9/9 lifts; 86/105km piste; 80-160cm base)
Aspen Mountain (6/9 lifts; 102/103km piste; 45-120cm base)
Breckenridge (16/35 lifts; 145/153km piste; 40-150cm base)
Copper (12/24 lifts; 79/126km piste; 60-185cm base)
Loveland (7/10 lifts; 86/93km piste; 75-175cm base)
Steamboat (10/20 lifts; 119/165km piste; 60-160cm base)
Vail (10/34 lifts; 232/234km piste; 60-175cm base)
Winter Park (15/25 lifts; 96/143km piste; 165-210cm base)

Sugarloaf (5/15 lifts; 66/87km piste; 35-70cm base)
Sunday River (3/20 lifts; 50/84km piste; 70-80cm base)

Mt Rose (8/8 lifts; 58/60km piste; 200-250cm base)

Mt Bachelor (10/15 lifts; 88/100km piste; 60-235cm base)
Mt Hood (9/12 lifts; 76/90km piste; 155-290cm base)
Timberline (7/7 lifts; 31/31km piste; 165-425cm base)

Alta (4/8 lifts; 38/71km piste; 85-395cm base)
Deer Valley (5/25 lifts; 31/103km piste; 65-215cm base)
Park City (7/42 lifts; 93/250km piste; 0-255cm base)
Snowbird (6/14 lifts; 35/103km piste; 75-340cm base)
Solitude (8/9 lifts; 47/64km piste; 50-250cm base)

Killington (5/22 lifts; 58/118km piste; 20-50cm base)

Grand Targhee (6/6 lifts; 32/35km piste; 130-320cm base)


Lake Louise (11/11 lifts; 132/139km piste; 110-150cm base)
Marmot Basin (7/7 lifts; 91/91km piste; 100-100cm base)
Mt Norquay (4/5 lifts; 19/16km piste; 115-125cm base)
Sunshine (12/12 lifts; 104/109km piste; 40-150cm base)

British Columbia
Whistler Blackcomb (11/27 lifts; 84/200km piste; 0-220cm base)

Sommet-Saint-Sauveur (1/8 lift; 6/38km piste; 35-60cm base)


Furano (2/9 lifts; 7/32km piste; 25-70cm base)
Kiroro (4/10 lifts; 8/24 piste; 100-200cm base)
Niseko United (8/32 lifts; 17/51km piste; 10-200cm base)

Gassan – Nishikawa (3/3 lifts; 10/10km piste; 300-780cm base)
Happo One Hakuba (6/22 lifts; 11/52km piste; 0-180cm base)
Nozawa Onsen (3/17 lifts; 5/44km piste; 0-145cm base)
Shigakogen (13/48 lifts; 29/83km piste; 30-160cm base)
Zao Onsen (7/35 lifts; 9/50km piste; 0-75cm base)

About the author

Mike Richards

Welsh valleys boy born & bred, Mike now lives between Cardiff and Niseko in Hokkaido, Japan where he's a pro ski instructor. Mike came to skiing later in life at 27, with his first ski season spent as a Chalet Host in Ellmau, Austria in 1993. He's skied every year since, notching up 100+ ski areas across 21 countries and five continents, including his home hill in Brecon Beacons National Park. His personal motto - "If it's snowing, I'm going..."

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  • You say: “The Austrian resorts will see 30-35cm of new snow through Monday.” Could you please translate that into English? Does it mean 30-35cm of snow between now and Monday or all day on Monday or something else?