The snow depth has continued to increase in Crans Montana Switzerland and to date there has been over two metres of fresh snow falling in the resort. These pictures give a little impressions of the amount of snow we are lucky to have had so far. So far 8 out of 33 lifts are open.
Crans-Montana under heavy snow!
Tue 20 December 11
The snow has continued to fall in Crans Montana Switzerland.
Wed 21 December 11
In a complete reverse of our headline of three weeks ago, snowfalls have continued in epic quantities across much of the Alps while this time some US resorts are battling a shortage of the natural stuff and relying largely on snowmaking to open limited terrain.
Thu 22 December 11
Due to the widespread lack of early season snow, organizers regret to announce the cancellation of the Halfpipe contest. The Big Air event will continue.
Thu 05 January 12
After a largely sunny Christmas week in the Alps, another spate of huge snowfalls occurred over New Years Eve and New Years Day with some resorts receiving a metre of fresh snow during the 48 hour period.
Sun 08 January 12, Revelstoke, Canada
With snow falling and a fully loaded rider field, the scene was set for a highly competitive first day of the 2012 Swatch Freeride World Tour.
Sun 08 January 12, Davos, Switzerland
HEAVY HITTERS BATTLE IT OUT UNDER HEAVY SNOW FOR SHOT AT O'NEILL EVOLUTION FINALS