The recent, unsettled weather has prevented activity at altitude, where there have been significant snowfalls together with strong winds.
On the morning of 8th March there was about 60 to 70cmsof fresh snow above 2500m, the wind remaining strong from the W/SW in the high mountain, causing drifts.
There have been virtually no reports received since the last update.
Some ski tours will be possible during breaks in the weather, but the selection of routes will be limited. It is necessary to adapt to the daily conditions and use the information from B.E.R.A.
The Valley Blanche was skied on 08-03, lots of fresh snow but no other information.
No recent information about ice climbing.
The signposted trails for snow shoeing are accessible, though remain with hard snow or ice in places. For the most part, snow shoes are only useful to stop slips. Good boots, poles and even crampons are often more suitable.
Some high mountain huts will open soon for the ski touring season. The "refuges" page has the dates.