We know the importance of fresh powder on the slopes to our customers, so we have done the research for you and taken a look back at some of the ski resorts with the most snow from previous years.
We care about keeping the world's mountains covered in snow, not just for our holidays, but for our planet. We have embarked on our own sustainability project, which you can read more about here. To reassure you in our efforts, we have also created a Snow Guarantee for our ski holiday, so you can travel with confidence on an Inghams skiing holiday.
Historical snowfall across popular ski resorts in Canada and Europe are as follows:
|Average Andorra snowfall||Average Soldeu snowfall|
Soldeu is a ski resort located in the small country of Andorra, situated in the eastern Pyrenees mountains. It is part of the larger Grandvalira ski area, which is one of the largest ski domains in Southern Europe. Soldeu is known for its excellent ski and snowboarding facilities and has become a favoured destination for winter sports enthusiasts. The terrain in Soldeu varies, offering a mix of groomed runs, off-piste skiing, and terrain parks.. The resort hosts various events and activities throughout the winter season, such as snowshoeing tours, snowmobile rides, and snowpark competitions.
|Average Austria snowfall||Average St Anton snowfall|
St. Anton is a renowned ski resort in Austria. It is part of the larger Arlberg ski region, which is one of the largest and most famous ski areas in the world. St. Anton is known for its excellent skiing and snowboarding opportunities, charming Alpine village atmosphere, and a lively après-ski scene. St. Anton is famous for its challenging off-piste and deep-snow skiing opportunities, making it a magnet for expert skiers and freeriders. With stunning Alpine scenery and a vibrant atmosphere, it makes it a popular choice for those seeking a memorable skiing experience in the Austrian Alps.
|Average Canada snowfall||Average Whistler snowfall|
Whistler is one of the most popular and renowned ski resorts in North America, located in Canada. It's known for its stunning alpine scenery, world-class skiing and snowboarding, and a wide range of outdoor activities. Whistler is part of the Whistler Blackcomb ski area, two mountains, which are interconnected by the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. The resort offers over 8,000 acres of skiable terrain, making it one of the largest ski resorts in North America. Whistler is also famous as it was a major venue for the 2010 Winter Olympics, and you can still see the Olympic facilities and experience some of the Olympic history in the area.
|Average France snowfall||Average Tignes snowfall|
Tignes is a well-known ski resort located in the French Alps. Tignes is recognised for its exceptional skiing and snowboarding opportunities. It offers a wide range of slopes for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced skiers and snowboarders. The high-altitude terrain, with its reliable snow cover, makes it a popular choice for winter sports enthusiasts. Tignes is also known for its vibrant après-ski, with a variety of bars, restaurants, and clubs. You can enjoy music, great food, and a lively atmosphere after a day on the slopes.
|Average Italy snowfall||Average La Thuile snowfall|
La Thuile is a fantastic ski resort located in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy and is a charming and picturesque ski resort . The resort has approximately 160km of ski slopes and is known for its extensive off-piste and freeride terrain. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, La Thuile offers various winter activities such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and ice skating.
|Average Switzerland snowfall||Average Saas Fee snowfall|
Saas-Fee is one of the most popular ski resorts located in the Swiss Alps. It is known for its stunning alpine scenery and reliable snowfall. It has a variety of slopes, including beginner, intermediate, and advanced runs. Saas-Fee is famous for its stunning natural beauty, known as the "Pearl of the Alps'' and is surrounded by breathtaking peaks. Skiers and snowboarders or even just visitors can take cable cars to higher elevations to enjoy panoramic views.
*Average resort snowfall - Cited from Ski Resort Stats website (Highlighting historical snowfall across popular ski resorts that have the highest average snowfall year on year)
*Average country snowfall - Cited from On the Snow website (Highlighting historical snowfall across popular skiing countries taken at an average from the past 5 years)
Snow conditions can vary from year to year, so it's a good idea to check recent snow reports and forecasts before planning your ski trip.
The popular and trusted Snow Forecast offers a ‘World Snow Roundup’ each week throughout the year so you can be aware of what snow has fallen and what snow is predicted in countries around the world.
If you are still unsure of where your next ski season holiday may be, here are some additional guides that may help or view our historic view on snow conditions across resorts:
Snow-sure ski resorts
High altitude resorts