The Alps have already received two decent snowfalls in the past few weeks.
It’s Snowing in the Alps! - August 31, 2012
More Snow for the Alps! - September 13, 2012
Most of the snow melted off quickly but a handful of resorts with high glaciers have been able to kickoff their “winter” ski season. Here is a list of Eruopean ski Resorts that are already open for the 2012 -2013 Ski Season.
OPEN SKI RESORTS
Hintertux Glaciers (Austrian) open to skiing Year Round. *most terrain open at Hintertux with 22km
Pitztal Glacier (Austria) opened on September 15, 2012. *highest glacier in Austri
Stubai Glaciers (Austria) opened for fall skiing on September 22, 2012.
Sölden / Soelden / Solden opened on September 22, 2009
* Tignes (France) ski area will open on September 29, 2012.
(I am sure we missed a few so please let us know of any resorts we should add to the list.)