Meribel snow report 01.01.2013

Here is the latest snow report from our team in Meribel

The snow depth at the top of the ski area at Meribel is 175cm and in resort there is 85cm on the home runs. It last snowed on 28/12/2012 with 5cm.

95% of the runs are open in Meribel with 41 of the 42 lifts open and working.

The weather over the next few days is due to be: Today: 12cm of snow expected. Currently sunny with patchy cloud. Max temperatures of -4. Wednesday: Blue bird day, sunny skies all day with max temperatures of -4. Thursday: A bit warmer than Wednesday with highs of -2 and blue sky all day.

The ski conditions over the last few days have been excellent, with two blue sky days back to back, the whole resort has been venturing out all over Meribel and indeed the 3 valleys. With some still virgin powder for off pisters and the runs pisted so well, there is great skiing for all abilities and interests.

Happy New Year from Meribel! Last night was absolutely amazing, the Chaudanne was completely transformed from a ski meeting area an immaculate stage and lighting system. The whole resort migrated to the Chaudanne at 6:30 where ESF put on a fantastic torch lit decent from Motteray, snaking their way down the mountain with untold grace. After this amazing display their was a fantastic fireworks display lighting up the mountain and the piste with vivid greens purples reds and whites. At 10pm the festivities really kicked into 5th gear however, as the DJ warmed up his decks and the Meribar started to lubricate the affair. The countdown to midnight was absolutely electric, with the whole resort screaming out the 10 seconds to midnight in unison. The resort kept pumping until the small hours of the morning and Meribel really saw in 2013 with a bang, I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else this year but Meribel!


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