Forecasts for ski resorts worldwide including Raise.
Includes the whole of Cumbria, and also the western Pennines North from Ingleborough.
Fell-top weather forecast from the Lake District National Park Authority. Each year, usually between December and March, fell-top assessors walk to the top of Helvellyn or nearby peaks to take photos and supply a report to add to the Met Office weather forecast that appears 365 days a year. Find out more about the fell-top assessors here.
UK Weather Forecast
Independent weather forecast service, carries some very in-depth forecasting with lots of detail on weather modelling. They also have a Facebook Page, formerly know as Snow Chasers.
The British Mountaineering Council has placed sensors on Helvellyn and Great End. The ones on Helvellyn are at 830m (about the same as the top of our tow) and give real-time air temperatures and sub-soil temperatures at 5, 10 and 15 cm below the turf surface. All useful info when combined with other data, particularly from a safety perspective if you're thinking of a descent down Keppel or Brown Cove, or the Red Tarn face at the end of the day.
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To see if you can get through! If it looks dodgy go to Glenridding via Penrith or try Thirlmere to the west of Raise, parking at Stanah where the A591 and B5322 meet.
The weather down in the valley.
Not a webcam or weather site but handy to check for road closures or other problems en route. Updates every 10 minutes.
30th January 2015
is a national campaign by Snowsport England and lists opportunities to get involved in snowsports.
Hooray, it's snowing! But if you want to go skiing or snowboarding there's no need to jump on a plane or even, if you live south of the border, head to Scotland. Try one of England's six ski centres in the Pennines and the Lake District From The Guardian, Saturday 19th January 2013