More than 15 ski resorts reported more than 20cm of new snow on Saturday (17.12) and St. Anton reported 50 cm fresh snow at Saturday.

Other big falls were recorded at Silvretta Montafon 45cm, Serfaus Fiss Ladis 25cm and Pitztaler Glacier 22cm.

On Sunday Sölden got 27cm of new snow and on Monday Schladming was glad to report about an additional 30cm.

Lermoos in the Zugspitzarena reported 60cm of new snow over 48 hours at the start of this week helping to double its snow pack to a metre.

Austria's big ski resorts are about to open most of their slopes. At Tux are 62 from 86 km open. In Sölden there are 135km open from 148km. There is still capacity in St. Anton and Lech Zuers. Here are more than 100 km slopes closed at the moment, but also around 170 km open for skiers.