Conditions continue to be mild at the region’s ski resorts, with sunny skies throughout the weekend, no snowfall, and temperatures up to a balmy 12°C.
Isola 2000 – There are 20 ski slopes and 14 ski lifts open at Isola, coupled with 70 to 55cm of snow, however no snow is expected over the weekend. It is forecast to be entirely sunny with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. The col de la Bonette and la Lombarde roads are closed until the end of the winter season.
Auron – There are currently 21 ski slopes and 13 ski lifts open at the resort, with around 30cm of standing snow. Sunny skies are forecast for the weekend and highs of 8°C, lows of -1°C. There will also be winds of up to 26 km/h on Friday. In terms of access, Route de la Tinée, Route de la Bonette, Piste de la Moustière, Piste de Demandols all remain closed.
Les Deux Alpes – This resort is boasting 76 ski slopes and 38 ski lifts open. There is already 50cm of standing snow and clear skies are expected this weekend. There will be lows of -6°C and highs of 6°C.
La Colmiane – There are currently 10 ski slopes and 5 ski lifts open at the resort with between 40 and 30 cm of standing snow. As it is throughout the region, it is expected to be sunny over the weekend with winds of up to 40 km/h on Friday. There will be highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. The resort hasn’t reported any road closures.
Greolieres les Neiges – As usual, this small resort has the least amount of snow in the region, with 20cm and no further snow forecast over the weekend. It will be sunny though throughout the weekend though with a balmy top of 12°C. The resort isn’t reporting any road closures. There are currently five ski lifts open.
Limone Piemonte – There are currently 11 runs open at the resort and 10 ski lifts. There is a minimum of 10cm of snow throughout the resort and a maximum of 45cm in places. Visibility should be good throughout the weekend. It is expected to be sunny with lows of -1°C and highs of 11°C. Passage through the Roya valley currently isn’t possible due to the collapsed bridge at Tende. Drivers must instead pass through Ventimiglia and the journey from Monaco is currently approximately 3 hours.
Valberg – There are 18 ski slopes and 11 ski lifts open. The resort currently has 40cm of standing snow, and it has not snowed since 25th December. It is expected to be sunny all weekend with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C.
Note: Snow tyres must be worn on the roads up to the ski resorts.
Photo source: Isola 2000 webcam