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La Plagne 2018 / 2019

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@Jonpim, Thats much improved isn't it snowHead BUT the devil is in the detail - only 50 to 60% chance of Neige.
Now showing 9 consecutive days (and nights) of snow from 20th snowHead


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Guys, come on now, you are better than this rolling eyes wink Laughing snowHead
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@Layne, Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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my first trip to La Plagne upcoming at NY...staying in Champagny with Barrelli Ski....any LP regs know much of them or any tip CeV tips ??

Cheers
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@stefoy4me, Best tip that side of the map is Borselier, other restaurants are very good but Borselier is simply consistent, also the upstairs loo must have the best 'Loo with a view" in the Alps Very Happy
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@Jonpim, Thats much improved isn't it snowHead BUT the devil is in the detail - only 50 to 60% chance of Neige.
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Now showing 9 consecutive days (and nights) of snow from 20th snowHead
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And cold throughout snowHead
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Snow delivery pushed back to 23/11 now ....
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@boredsurfin, What you using. Been using Bergfex for last few seasons and very, very accurate. Anything outside 3 days is just a guess anyway. Cold but not much snow on the horizon sadly https://www.bergfex.com/la-plagne/wetter/berg/
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The snow is running a bit late, when do we begin to worry?

I'm heading out on the 5th to La Plagne, hoping for a season closer to last years than the year before - snow wise.

Shocked
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Snx, Dec 5th or Jan 5th?
2011/12 was a wonderful season, and snow didn't arrive until Dec 5th.
And then it just kept snowing. And stayed cold.
That December we spent more energy clearing snow than actually skiing.
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@thefatcontroller, The local one.... from the Bourg St Maurice office of France Meteo snowHead

http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-montagne/la-plagne/73210
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Snow makers making snow this morning
http://m.webcam-hd.com/webcam-station-la-plagne/montalbert
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boredsurfin, the other webcam also worth a look: https://laplagne.roundshot.com/montalbert/

An tomorrow its "some flakes" snowHead
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boredsurfin wrote:
@thefatcontroller, The local one.... from the Bourg St Maurice office of France Meteo snowHead

http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-montagne/la-plagne/73210


I find Bergfex a little more honest 😂👍
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@Jonpim 5TH December

Plenty of time still for the snow to come!
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Starting to get a good number of the chairs loaded on too the cables of the new Inversens lift now judging by what you can see on the RDM webcam...
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Yes, chopkins13, i've been following progress on the Inversens lift as well

And today there's been some more snow snowHead

Even down as far as Montalbert!
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only 4 chairs to go . . . snowHead
http://m.webcam-hd.com/webcam-station-la-plagne/roche-de-mio
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Starting to get a good number of the chairs loaded on too the cables of the new Inversens lift now judging by what you can see on the RDM webcam...
great news, but regretfully I won't be visiting La Plagne this season to try out the new lift - oh no! But I'll be back sometime....
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Being that its la Plagne being discussed hopefully no one minds me asking what the probability of decent snow in La Plagne will be for the week 26 Jan to 2nd Feb (2019). Unfortunately for me I cant go 2nd Feb for a week and things get pricey further into the season. Last year we went out 3-10th Feb and snow was much much better than the year prior when we went 7-14th Jan 2017. In fact so much better than we could ski the left side of the resort below Bellecote. In fact I see these runs are all "Natur'" which I'm guessing means they are rarely groomed..

Also if anyone knows of any decent apartments for rent for the week 9th to 16th Feb. I would be really interested.
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La Plagne looking rather lovely today:
http://m.webcam-hd.com/webcam-station-la-plagne/colorado
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@swarmcatcher, I don't mean to be rude - by how on earth can anyone tell you what the snow will be like at a point in the future - it really is a dumb question! What I can tell you is that historically its a great time to visit as it low season and the snow should be fine. In 2010 no snow fell during Jan but in all other years some snow has fallen and over the past few years Jan has been about the snowiest month.
the weather and snow will be what it will be!
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@Charliee, bit harsh. @swarmcatcher asked for the "probability" of decent snow - that's a perfectly valid question (and it's been answered on another thread).

"What will the snow be like" is a different question and not possible to answer, but that's not what was asked.
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@swarmcatcher,

As @Charliee, put it, you just can't tell with any certainty what it will be like. However, I've been a lot at times ranging from Christmas to late April, and late Jan to mid Feb has always for me been the times when the snow has been fine. It would be very unlikely not to have had a decent dump of snow for a whole month before then.
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Charliee, i quite understand your response, and i have been impressed by the restraint in posts on the other thread swarmcatcher started, BUT, actually his is the question we all ask whenever we book a ski trip, however daft it may be.
That's why we fanatically watch the weather threads, the webcams, the tealeaves, and any other info vaguely related to snow in our intended area.
(Completely ignoring the far more interesting subject of just what is "decent snow" Cool )
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Jonpim wrote:
actually his is the question we all ask whenever we book a ski trip

No it isn't.

And certainly not for a trip in late Jan/early Feb.
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Layne wrote:
Jonpim wrote:
actually his is the question we all ask whenever we book a ski trip

No it isn't.

And certainly not for a trip in late Jan/early Feb.


You're being a bit of a shitbag for no reason
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Well, Snx, a forthright statement certainly, but a valid point of view all the same.
I think the key word is "decent". Some sort of snow is definitely likely end of January, but we had rain then last year, followed by
some heavy wet snow ( and a load of avalanches on the road up from Plagne Centre) - some loved it, lots didn't.
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@Snx, @Jonpim, then please advise @swarmcatcher of when he should go skiing in La Plagne...

And could you also find him a "decent apartment for rent for the week 9th to 16th Feb"....

I'm out.....
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Layne wrote:
@Snx, @Jonpim, then please advise @swarmcatcher of when he should go skiing in La Plagne...

And could you also find him a "decent apartment for rent for the week 9th to 16th Feb"....

I'm out.....


Not saying it wasn't a daft question, but there was no need for snotty responses - You have to remember, not everyone is lucky enough to have plenty of experience of the mountains.

Everyone wonders what the snow will be like when they book a Ski holiday, if you don't you're lying.

I also see nothing wrong with asking for recommendations, maybe you stay in an awesome apartment each year @Layne, and therefore would recommend it to our new friend @swarmcatcher?

I work the season out in La Plagne so I can't recommend any apartments from experience, I guess it depends if you want self catered or not?

Some of the Pierre Vacances in 1800 are nice, you can get good deals on those through Crystal which include Flights, Transfers etc.

https://www.laplagnet.com/chalets/
https://www.laplagnet.com/apartments/

There are a few nice deals on there.
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@Snx, I already answered swarmcatcher in specific (and I believe sympathetic) terms in the other thread he/she started because they hadn't got a reply on this thread.

My "snotty" reply was to @Jonpim, a regular poster, who made a claim I just didn't believe was correct. I don't believe it was "snotty" but let's move on... if swarmcatcher wants further help I and I am sure others are willing to help.
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New 'experiences' for the coming season

The first tracks offer has been extended this year to 3 of the villages


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The lift has opened specially for you and you are one of the first ones at the top of the slopes ready to go. You enjoy the chilled out and re-energising atmosphere while admiring the view and then it's over to you to make the first tracks in the freshly groomed snow, prepared by our snow groomers just hours or minutes before: what a treat!!! At certain times of year, you can even admire the sunrise at altitude. Don't forget your camera!
After the first run, a Savoy breakfast awaits you as a reward for getting up early!

3 different First Tracks events are on offer depending where you are staying


https://www.skipass-laplagne.com/en/first-track
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Don’t forget tomorrow is the last chance to buy discounted passes for the coming season.
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Going off the webcams looks like most of the precipitation this weekend was rain to a fairly high altitude. Hope the freeze line for next dump is a bit lower.
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Yes, Russeh: webcams show fair amount of snow at Roche de Mio, snow at Bergerie somewhat depleted, and snow almost all gone at Montalbert except for remnants of mound formed by snowmakers.
Meteoexploration has freezing level at 2400m up to Friday, than temperature plummets.
Meteoblue suggests lots of lovely snow will then fall.
Meteofrance concurs.
And we arrive on the 14th - definitely need to pack the extra-warm fleece and handwarmers snowHead
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Yeah next weekend is looking promising. Hope it's in better shape for the 14th Jonpim.


I'm not out until the 6th of Jan, on snow watch for the next 5 weeks Laughing
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@Jonpim, We arrive 16th ... A few odds and ends to sort before Monty opens snowHead
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Lovely morning up at Roche de Mio today
http://m.webcam-hd.com/webcam-station-la-plagne/roche-de-mio

Meteofrance predicting 10 days of snow from the 8th, including "snowstorms" on 8th, 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th (whatever they are)
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Snow-forecast giving 1 metre of snow to fall over Sat/Sun/Mon
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