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“Let it snow Let it snow Let it snow”

The Team December 6th, 2012

As Dean Martin and Michael Buble have sung before this is certainly being sung by ski resorts all over Europe and in Canada at the moment.

With not wanting to sound like Michael Fish or that nice lady Carol who reads the weather on BBC, there is a long prolonged low front sitting right over central Europe, bringing cold and snowy conditions that’s dumping serious amounts of the white stuff as low as 800 metres above sea level. Over the next few days leading up to the weekend resorts in the Swiss and French Alps are expecting up to a metre of fresh snow and resorts such as Les Gets and Chamonix have already been suggesting opening the lift ticket windows and cranking up those lifts.

This is no Alpine farmers fable of “the cows are all looking West”, winter has arrived in the Alps big time. Read the rest of this entry »