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SNOW NEWS UPDATED 22 SEPTEMBER 2016

The clouds roll over, Sölden

INTRODUCTION In Austria there was skiing at Hintertux (35cm) and Moltall (120cm), where sunny skies made for excellent glacier skiing. Over in Switzerland, some recent snow and sunny skies mean conditions are great in both Saas Fee (140cm) and Zermatt (160).

AUSTRIA Sunny skies were the predominant theme of the day in Austria, where there was skiing at both Hintertux (45cm) and Molltall (120cm). At Hinturtux there were 10 lifts running and 18km of pistes were open, whilst at Molltall there was skiing on three groomed slopes. Clear views and sunny skies are currently on the forecast for the weekend, and with temperatures to hover at around +6C, there should be lots of fun riding on soft snow to be had.

Beautiful Champagny

FRANCE Les Deux Alpes and Tignes are now closed for summer skiing. Both are set to open again in October for the French holidays.

Super Pipe, Flims Laax Falera

SWITZERLAND Snowfall at the start of this week has helped maintain very good conditions in both Swiss summer ski destinations. Clear sunny weather in both Saas Fee (140cm) and Zermatt (160cm) enabling skiers to make the most of the good on-piste conditions up on the glaciers.

Claviere February 2016, Claviere (Via Lattea)

ITALY There is currently no summer skiing at any of our featured Italian ski resorts.

NORTH AMERICA Timberline has now closed for their summer ski season and is scheduled to reopen for the start of their winter season in October.

AUSTRALIA Poor weather was a feature across the rest of Australian resorts on Thursday 22nd of September, with many experiencing showers overnight and waking up to cold, cloudy conditions. Rainfall was reported in Thredbo, Perisher and Mount Hotham, adversely affecting snow conditions. Better weather in Falls Creek and Mount Buller where a cold night led to some better conditions this morning. Mount Buller is suffering from very little snow cover, however, so conditions are far from perfect. Overall, the best conditions were to be found at Falls Creek, which retains an average snow depth of 75cm, but its end of season conditions across the board. Perisher and Threadbo have the best snow cover but rain resulted in soft, slushy snow. Ben Lomond, Mount Baw Baw and Selwyn closed for the season.

Stunning Rainbow

NEW ZEALAND Spring conditions right across the New Zealand ski fields on Thursday 22 September. A mixture of warm sunny spells and wet spring storms produced varied snow conditions. North Island resorts Turoa (204cm) and Whakapapa (204/215cm) received a mix of fresh snow and rain during Thursday afternoon. In the South, the best skiing was in the Treble Cone (80/150cm) and Cardrona (60/100cm) area around Lake Wanaka. Both resorts presented expertly groomed pistes, which softened to lovely spring slush. Sunny skies as the day progressed made for great conditions. Cloudy unstable weather is expected to dominate New Zealand over the weekend with most resorts expecting a mix of rain and snow; freezing levels variable around 2400m in the north and 2000m in the south.

SOUTH AMERICA With El Colorado, La Parva and Nevados de Chillan all recently closed for the season, only 2 resorts remain open in Chile. Portillo is experiencing classic spring conditions, so get out early to make the best of well-groomed runs. Cloudy but warm weather make good end of season conditions for those who want to hang out by the lake. As for Valle Nevado, the 22nd was the last day of the season, and was excellent weather wise,a beautiful sunny day. As for the skiing, get out early to make the most of the snow, with the heat likely to lead to worsening conditions throughout the day Argentina is enjoying peak spring conditions with outstanding sunshine and soft fun corn snow prevailing across our featured resorts. Typical for this time of year the best conditions have been found at higher elevations as the snow levels retreat on the lower pistes. Lovely spring sunshine is expected to dominate the weekend weather right across the South American resorts, with long range forecasts pointing to more unstable weather patterns after Monday 26th September.nday 26th September.