Monday, 23 May 2022

Ski areas across the Northern Hemisphere have now closed for the summer. Those resorts that hose summer skiing are preparing ground for opening in later spring, with a small handful offering skiing 365 days a year still turning their lifts, notably Zermatt and Hintertux.

 

We will recommence our snow overviews in winter 2022/23

Snow Alert

 

Austria

Resorts in Austria have now closed for the Summer.

 

Austria hosts summer skiing across four resorts, including Hintertux which hosts on of Europe's only 365-day a year openings.

France

Resorts in France have now closed for the Summer.

 

Three resorts - Tignes, Val d'Isere and Les 2 Alpes - host summer skiing, and a preparing their snow to open later in the spring.

Switzerland

Resorts in Switzerland are now closed for the Summer.

 

Two resorts - Zermatt and Saas Fee - will open for summer skiing later in the spring, the latter of which can operate 365 days a year if conditions allow.

Italy

Resorts in Italy are now closed for the Summer.

 

Cervinia hosts Italy's only summer ski area, shared with Zermatt, and will open later in the spring.

Andorra

Andorra's resorts have now closed for the summer.

Scandinavia

Resorts in Norway are now closed for the Summer.

 

Fonna Glacier, a dedicated summer ski area, is preparing to open for late spring.

Germany

Germany's resorts have now closed for the summer.

Eastern Europe

Resorts across Eastern Europe have now closed for the summer.

Scotland

Scotland's resorts have now closed for the summer.

USA

Resorts across the USA have now closed for the Summer, bar a handful that host late spring skiing (Mammoth, Palisades, Snowbird and Crystal Mountain).

 

A number of resorts are preparing to open for the summer season, including Timberline Lodge in Oregon. Note the US's only summer-only ski area, Beartooth Basin on the MT-WY border, will not be able to open due to an insufficient snowpack.

Canada

Resorts in Canada have now closed for the Summer.

 

Whistler-Blackcomb is preparing to host summer skiing on its glaciated terrain, although this will be limited to club members only.

Japan

Resorts across Japan have now closed for the Summer.