Is it that time already? After a wonderful summer in Mallorca that seemed to pass in the blink of an eye, I’m starting to think about the coming ski season. My winter home is Zermatt, one of the very best for reliable snow conditions in the early and late season. Indeed, skiing is possible in Zermatt 365 days a year.
I’m often asked about the guarantee of snow in any given resort. It’s a very fair question. You don’t want to blow a small fortune on a skiing holiday only to turn up to threadbare pistes, or, worse still, no snow at all. That’s a nightmarish situation, so the ‘snow sure’ question in understandable. As a rule of thumb the higher the altitude of a resort the more chance of good skiing conditions. There is a direct correlation between mountain height and low temperatures. This, in turn, will affect the