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Avoriaz Snow Report & Forecast

Discover the latest Avoriaz snow conditions

Giles Towler, Avoriaz Reporter | Published

Season 2019/20 has kicked off in Avoriaz earlier than expected, thanks to the snow that fell in November and the two huge dumps we've had in December so far.

The lifts have already been open for a few weekends, with the official opening taking place next Friday, December 13th 2019. And things couldn't be looking any better. Watch Giles' video for the latest information on snow conditions, weather and lift openings.

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Outlook P6 P1 P12 P12
Low Altitude 3 °C -3 °C -1 °C 1 °C
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Fresh Snow 0 cm 1 cm 15 cm 6 cm
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Giles Towler, Avoriaz Reporter | Published
Avoriaz Dump Alert - 10th December 2019

The winter has already got off to a great start in Avoriaz, with a limited early opening for the past two weekends. However, as the official opening date gets closer and closer, even more snow has been falling with cloudy skies over the weekend followed by heavy snowfall throughout the day on Monday.

On top of the already excellent base layer that has built up over the last few weeks, a further 30cm to 40cm has fallen. This will make the upper pistes even better but the real advantage is for the lower slopes. The runs down to the bottom of Prodains and Ardent have not been open so far, and the lower parts have been quite rocky. However, the freezing level started low on Monday (around 1400 metres) and dropped throughout the day, with snow falling all the way down in Morzine overnight. It also increases the likelihood of Super Morzine opening this weekend.

There is currently more heavy snowfall forecast for the end of the week – specifically Friday and Saturday – which should hopefully lead to an incredible opening week. The temperatures look set to remain low for the next few days before the next snowfall hits, despite the current sunshine.