Rather than a message from Tignes its hello from the lounge at Geneva where security was a model of Swiss efficiency this morning, no queue at all.
So a quick weather update, enjoy the rest of today as its heading downhill! Tomorrow will be snowy, cloudy and windy as well as being warmer so there will be snow at all levels in the morning but it may well be sleeting/raining up to 2000m by lunchtime. Friday morning will be similar with the rain snow/line at 2000m The wind will drop around lunchtime and there may well be the odd sunny period in the afternoon. Now Saturday will start with light snow in the early morning, this will intensify in the afternoon. The all important rain/snow line will start at 1900m dropping to 1500m by lunchtime and then right down the valley by tea time. So I can definitely see jams on the way up as the traffic hits its peak in the afternoon. You may get away with leaving on Saturday morning before around 6.30AM, of course if the temperature drops a bit or one Parisian gets passed without snow chains a jam could easily develop. Sunday looks nice, mild with sunny periods and fluffy clouds. Currently the rest of next week looks mainly sunny and mild – a good week for the mountain restaurants.