The past week has given the Espace Killy over a metre of snow which has given some fantastic powder all over the mountain. There is also another metre or more of snow in the week long forecast which is going to continue give us fresh tracks all week!

All this fresh snow has created an extremely dangerous snowpack, as the fresh snow has sat on a weak layer of snow with a buried surface hoar hiding within the North facing slopes and a melt-freeze layer buried beneath all the fresh snow within the South facing slopes.

This extremely dangerous snowpack has sadly already taken the lives of two skiers in the Espace Killy, both of them were skiing in Val d’Isere. These two skiers could not resist the temptation of skiing untracked snow so soon after a big dump of snow, they were sadly not wearing the recommended equipment of a Transceiver, Shovel and Probe whilst t