• Caitlin Kennedy

06/12/18

Weather

The snow is falling thick and fast this morning and we're predicted a 5 to 15cm layer by the time it stops at around 11am. This afternoon, clear skies return as the clouds drops in altitude so from up the hill, you'll have a stunning view of a sea of clouds resting in the valleys. The high Westerly winds remain in force with gusts of 50 to 60km/h in exposed areas, although this is due to lessen a little and gradually turn to a Northerly direction. Maximum temps of +2°C at 2000m and -1°C at 3000m can be expected.

We're looking at a mild and partially cloud covered night ahead.


Ski Report

It is currently not possible to ski to the bottom of the mountain. Depending on which sector you're skiing in, you'll need to take one of the following to descent the hill:

  • The Fornet Cable Car

  • The Olympic Gondola

  • The Solaise Bubble

  • The Le Daille Funicular

  • The Mont Blanc bubble

Bellevarde

The Tommeuses chairlift, which links to Tignes, is open allowing access to Val Claret and Tignes Le Lac.

The top of the OK/Orange and Verte runs are open, but the bottoms remain closed. Le Collet, Grand Pre, Diebold, 3J, Borsat, Fresse, Genepy Moutons, Les Tines and Fontaine Froid are all open.

Please stay off Le Face! It is being used for the World Cup event at the weekend and needs to be preserved to keep it in top condition.

Solaise

The Solaise gondola, Glacier Express, Lessieres, Madeleine, Datcha Chairlifts and the PimPam drag lift are all open.

Pistes:

Lac d'Ouilette, Marais, Lessieres, Madeleine, Col de Madeleine, Cugnai, La Fourche, St Jacques, Glaciers and Lac Parc a Moutons are all open.

Fornet

Pyramides, Col and Pont Abatte are open. Pre chemin has opened for the first time toçday. On the glacier: Moraine, Pisaillas, Montets, Les Champions, Les Roches, Aguille Pers, Traversee des Arses, Lac Cema and Combe du Geant are open.

Off-Piste:

The Avalanche Risk is 2 today. Please ensure you have the proper equipment and training before heading off-piste and know exactly where you're going.

Walking Routes:

Plenty to choose from today: all paths are open except the Col d'Iseran.

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