Up To 50cm of Fresh Snow in The Alps and Pyrenees

STORY BY Patrick Thorne 12th February 2018

There’s been fairly heavy snow in the Alps over the past 24 hours, particularly in Austria, Switzerland and the Eastern French Alps. However there’s been at least some fresh snow almost everywhere in the Alps.

❄️Unterwegs im Winterwunderland❄️ #zillertal

Posted by Zillertal.at on Monday, 12 February 2018


Up to 50cm of fresh snow has fallen in the past 24 hours with Engelberg (below this morning), which had already been  reporting the deepest snow base in the world at nearly 6 metres (20 feet) receiving the biggest 24 hour accumulation of Europe’s major resorts with 37cm (15 inches) of fresh snow.


Wir wünschen euch einen schneereichen Start in die neue Woche ☃️

Posted by Engelberg Titlis – official page on Sunday, 11 February 2018


Elsewhere in Switzerland, resorts in the Portes du Soleil reported up to 30cm of fresh snow (20cm on the French side), as did Crans Montana whilst Murren in the Jungfrau reportred 29cm in the last 24 hours.  Gstaad got 28cm and Villars 25cm.

In Frane Flaine reports 25cm of new snow too, as does Galtur in Austria.

Cauterets in the French Pyrenees reported 30cm of fresh snow there too after a snowy weekend.

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