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There are wintry scenes all over the Alps right now as fresh snowfall turns resorts white. 

winter hits the alps early

It’s that time of year again when resorts are beginning to open and we’re all praying for snow to make the most of some early skiing and boarding opportunities. So far this season, Mother Nature seems to be in a good mood...... 

The French Alps have some great conditions, check out this stream from the Alpe d’Huez Facebook page.


Not a bad sight to wake up to! The resort is due to open on December 2nd and it looks set to be an awesome start. 

Val Thorens was getting excited for their opening this Saturday, (18th November) and treated us yesterday to loads of pics like this one of the resort sporting a white blanket.

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Tignes also shared this image on Instagram of a metre of snow that fell in one night on the glacier.

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The Grande Motte Glacier in Tignes is already open for glacier skiing, so what are we all still dong in the UK?

Parts of Austria are also looking like they’re ready to get the season started. Lech posted this video of some serious powder, we're  eagerly awaiting opening day on December 1st. 

Verbier Tweeted some great winter wonderland images of the resort. Some lifts are open at weekends already, and the main ski area is due to open on December 4th. 

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Mayrhofen is due to begin opening its lifts on December 2nd and teased us today with this spectacular mountain view. 

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Swiss and Italian resorts are not to be forgotten and have also been benefiting from early snow flurries. Zermatt, Switzerland, was looking stunning on Sunday and already has some of its lifts and 25km of piste open for business. 

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Italian resort, Madonna di Campiglio welcomed back the snow this week with this atmospheric snap and will be opening its pistes to skiers and boarders very soon.

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Looks like everything’s on track for amazing conditions to kick off the season this year. See you on the slopes!


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