french alps snow levals

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loz123
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french alps snow levals

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Hi

Any reports on how much snow has been put down in the French alps so fair

thanks

loz

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https://www.onthesnow.co.uk/southern-al ... ?y=0&q=top

Find the resorts close to the area you want to paddle, and use the comparison tool on that site.

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Most of the Alps are having a pretty poor winter so far, though parts in the south (as in the south side of the main alpine ridge, not just the very southerly tip in France) still have a decent base left from heavy November storms. Been one of the mildest and driest Januaries for a while though. But Feb, March and even April could still bring a lot of snow if the blocking highs shift.

Seems parts of the Pyrenees are about to be slammed by a once in 20 years storm and several metres of snow though...

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Thanks for replying!!

we are looking to head out to franch 11 June hope we get plenty of water. Might be the pyrenees yet

Loz

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Snowing in the French Alps last weekend so don't count chickens yet!

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Some resorts have been shut down due to TOO MUCH snow in last 24 hours!
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That's good news jmmoxon!

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Yep, dumping in much of the northern and western Alps atm!

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I was skiing in the Isere area last week. Yes, it snowed a lot, and then it rained. Very warm for the time of year, so some of the snow is melting already.

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currently in lockdown in the Bourg Saint Maurice area and can tell you there's still masses of snow above 1850 metres with some more forecast this week (possibly). The Briancon area also has masses of snow so all those French classics,the Guil,Ghisaine,Durance etc should be in fine flow May/June,just going to have to wait and see about travel restrictions,as paddling is currently banned!

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I don't think its going to happen this year. We have resided to the fact that we wont be going this year but you never know.

Thanks for the update

Loz

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