Is winter back for March 2017

The start of winter 2016/17 can only be described as terrible.  No snow to speak of over Xmas and New year, an average snowfall at the beginning of January followed by one of the hottest Februarys in years.

However, March is now here and we have gone back to winter, snow has fallen down to the valley floor again and since the 1st of March (today is the 4th) some areas have seen 1 metre of snow above 2000m.

Conditions at altitude are now considered “good” and if the forecasted precipitation arrives ┬áthen the end of the season could just be the best of the season too.