World Snow Overview

We've created this page to help you find the best snow conditions. It combines past, present and future data sources from around and updates regularly. The Snow Roundup page is updated on Mondays and Thursdays for all major ski resorts. Live Eyeball snow updates are shown in real time when submitted via twitter by our global network of reporters. Resort Picks lists ski resorts from around the world where new snow is forecast, powder is reported and latest snow depths.


The clouds roll over, Sölden

INTRODUCTION There was good skiing on offer in Austria on Thursday. For the best conditions look to Hintertux or Solden, where there was some nice riding to be found under blue skies. Elsewhere, resorts such as Molltal and Kaprun are offering some well-groomed slopes, but the weather was less favourable, and visibility was limited.

AUSTRIA There was some great skiing to be had in Austrian on Thursday 27th October. All of our featured summer ski resorts were open, with a mixture of different weather across the glaciers. For the best conditions look to Hintertux (75cm), where 16 lifts were serving 37km of well-groomed pistes under glorious blue skies. Solden (95cm) is also looking in good shape, 5cm of fresh snow fell at the resort overnight, and there is some nice riding conditions up at 3000m above the clouds. Elsewhere, the skiing at Molltal (140cm) and Kaprun (75cm) is also holding up well, and plenty of lift access is available, but visibility for the day was limited due to cloud and rain.

Town in reflection, Tignes

FRANCE There was skiing in two of our featured French summer ski resorts on Thursday 27th October. Tignes (50cm) was the pick the two, where 30cm fell overnight and provided some fantastic riding conditions high on the Grand Motte glacier. Les Deux Alpes (50cm) is also looking in great shape at present, 11 lifts were spinning on Thursday and the resort was bathed in clear blue skies Val d'Isere is currently closed, but is scheduled to open on November 26th.

Super Pipe, Flims Laax Falera

SWITZERLAND Great weather and a light dusting of fresh snow overnight set the scene for an excellent day of skiing in the Swiss Alps on Thursday 27th October. Both Zermatt (60cm) and Saas Fee (160cm) were open, on piste conditions were fresh, visibility unlimited and winds light. Fine, clear and dry weather will be persistent over the next few days as a strong high pressure system sits over Europe.

Hotel maison de neige after the snowfall, La Thuile

ITALY Passo Stelvio (150cm) and Val Senales (50cm) enjoyed another sensational early season day on Thursday 27th October. Both resorts received around 10cm of fresh snow overnight. A strong high pressure system over Europe moved in giving glorious sunshine as the backdrop to fresh powder snow.

NORTH AMERICA There is currently no skiing at any of our featured summer ski resorts in North America. Timberline in America, and Whistler in Canada are both scheduled to open in November.

AUSTRALIA All of our featured Australian ski resorts are now closed for skiing this season.

NZ Winter Beauty, Tukino

NEW ZEALAND The season drew one step closer to an end this week as Whakapapa closed for the season. Turoa (149cm) is now the only resort open, however, it was closed on Thursday 27th October while repairs are done to pistes.

SOUTH AMERICA All of our featured South American ski resorts are now closed for skiing this season.