Val d’Isere | Cover Photo: Tignes Facebook Page

The US isn’t the only place in the northern hemisphere to see snowy conditions in the mountains this September.

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The western alps, namely France, just got blasted with a nice coat of snow that’s getting Europeans fired up for the upcoming ski season. To put the grim nature of skiing in Europe into perspective, it’s been close to a decade since central Europe saw a banner snow year and maybe– just maybe this is the omen they need.

*Pray for snow!

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