The forecast was spot on. A big October storm came a-calling in the Alps, and it snowed and snowed and snowed, especially in Austria. Here’s some of the evidence….
This time-lapse photo-sequence from Val Thorens
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This comfy chairlift cushion in Imst
Thursday’s snowman from the Hintertux Glacier
This team of World Cup piste-bashers above Soelden
This Pitztal parking conundrum
This ruler in Lech
This sun terrace on the Nordkette
This Alpbach summer house
These early Christmas-tree decorations in St Anton
This Tignes sunrise
Fancy going skiing before Christmas? Then check out our guide to the best resorts for early season skiing.