The snow has arrived and the 2015/16 ski season has officially begun!

All across the Alps, huge amounts of snow has been falling since Friday morning, cooler temperatures have set in, and another storm is on the way for the middle of this week. Val Thorens in the Savoie region now has a base of 50cm: [caption id="attachment_8936" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Val Thorens under a heavy blanket of snow this morning Val Thorens under a heavy blanket of snow this morning[/caption] Here's a pretty shot from the neighbouring Three Valleys resort of Méribel: [caption id="attachment_8919" align="aligncenter" width="500"]2015/16 ski season Meribel - Rond Point on the morning of 23 November
Photo:[/caption] The northern Alps of the Haute Savoie, and the Valais in Switzerland, haven't missed out either: [caption id="attachment_8920" align="aligncenter" width="499"]2015/16 ski season Megève webcam, Monday 23 November[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8922" align="aligncenter" width="649"]2015/16 ski season Sunny Verbier looking stunning under a blanket of fresh snow[/caption] Val d’Isère's weather over the next 9 days, looking good for Wednesday and Sunday: [caption id="attachment_8938" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]2015/16 ski season predicting more siginifcant snowfall over the next week![/caption] Magical early winter snowfall in this short video from Avoriaz: Meanwhile, the centimetres are turning into metres across Canada and the USA: [caption id="attachment_8928" align="aligncenter" width="500"]2015/16 ski season 18 November, Kicking Horse is reported to have the "Most Snow in British Columbia"[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8926" align="aligncenter" width="500"]2015/16 ski season Panorama on 17 November, over 50cm fell in one day (photo by Andrew Brown).[/caption] [caption id="attachment_8931" align="aligncenter" width="500"]2015/16 ski season Vail ski patrol the day before Vail's opening day (photo Andrew Taylor)[/caption] For information on ski holidays with Ski Independence this winter call our expert reservations team on 0131 243 8097 or request a tailor-made quotation online.