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Any slim chance of skiing around Geneva?

Big son arrived from Scotland desperate for a bit of skiing, but it does not look promising. We normally go and ski on the French side (Samoens, Les Brasses...) as it is much nearer, but they have disconnected their webcams (surprise, surprise!) and it does not look like there's any slope open.


Has anyone got the chance to go and ski in the last few days? Where is there still enough snow for skiing (we are intermediate skiers, so don't send us on some leg-breaking off-piste scheme!)


A great thank you, and an even bigger thank you if anyone knows a "snow-dance" that could turn the weather forecast round!
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Re: Any slim chance of skiing around Geneva?

see for yourself:

http://www.bergfex.ch/wallis/schneewerte/

under 2000m(height) it will be impossible to go skiing, may be in france it is
slightly better
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Old 23.12.2015, 13:26
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Re: Any slim chance of skiing around Geneva?

I was at Avoriaz last week and it was ok.. Not all lifts and pistes open but enough for a day out.
We drove to Les Prodains from Nyon in just 1.5 hours and parked 20m from the cable car.. No snow visible.. But at the top it was fine.

Edit :: Obviously that was a few days ago
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Re: Any slim chance of skiing around Geneva?

Guests Coming and Snow is Terrible. Alternatives?

Also being discussed here.
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Re: Any slim chance of skiing around Geneva?

What? ...... You want to ski all the way around Geneva?

Wont the lake get in the way and the traffic be a problem, let alone the lack of snow?
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Old 23.12.2015, 14:59
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What? ...... You want to ski all the way around Geneva?

Wont the lake get in the way and the traffic be a problem, let alone the lack of snow?

Well, obviously I need to go West...I daren't go East in case Paxis is waiting for me with a compass!
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Re: Any slim chance of skiing around Geneva?

A friend had a super day today at the Glacier at Les Diablerets- looks like there is plenty of snow and it was wonderful and sunny.
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