According to friends and Family, my hometown in the French Alps enjoyed a “record-breaking” Snow level. Record-breaking?
Yes, according to some. Based on what though?
Nothing really tangible; just an impression, it seems. For me a record-breaking snow cover, in the seven decades I've been on this planet, transports me to the 69-70 winter and I have some pretty convincing photos to prove it.
Bottom line: In the absence of photographs documenting a claim for snow depth, always be very skeptical!