Eight of the best resorts for skiing in April

17th March 2016 | OnTheSnow Staff

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Skiing in April: Apres-ski drinks in the spring sunshine

Skiing in April: Apres-ski drinks in the spring sunshine

Skiing in April: Apres-ski drinks in the spring sunshine
Pretty Ischgl in the Tyrolean Alps: Plenty of untracked powder - ©Ischgl Tourism

Pretty Ischgl in the Tyrolean Alps: Plenty of untracked powder
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Pretty Ischgl in the Tyrolean Alps: Plenty of untracked powder - ©Ischgl Tourism
Snow-clad Zermatt with the Matterhorn in the background - ©Zermatt Tourist Office

Snow-clad Zermatt with the Matterhorn in the background
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Snow-clad Zermatt with the Matterhorn in the background - ©Zermatt Tourist Office
Big open skiing above the treeline in Val d'Isere - ©Val d'Isere

Big open skiing above the treeline in Val d'Isere
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Big open skiing above the treeline in Val d'Isere - ©Val d'Isere
At 2,300m, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe - ©Val Thorens

At 2,300m, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe
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At 2,300m, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe - ©Val Thorens
 - ©A. Royer / OT de Val d'Isère

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 - ©A. Royer / OT de Val d'Isère
Spacious slopes of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria - ©Obergurgl Tourism

Spacious slopes of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria
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Spacious slopes of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Austria - ©Obergurgl Tourism
Looking down over a snow-covered Obergurgl village centre - ©Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Looking down over a snow-covered Obergurgl village centre
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Looking down over a snow-covered Obergurgl village centre - ©Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
High-altitude skiing in Val Thorens, France - ©Val Tho Tourism

High-altitude skiing in Val Thorens, France
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High-altitude skiing in Val Thorens, France - ©Val Tho Tourism
 - ©Cecile Ferrando

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 - ©Cecile Ferrando
Skiing in April: Taking a spring break on the slopes of Val d`Isère - ©nuts.fr

Skiing in April: Taking a spring break on the slopes of Val d`Isère
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Skiing in April: Taking a spring break on the slopes of Val d`Isère - ©nuts.fr
Taking the cable car up from Val d'Isere to the snowsure Espace Killy ski area - ©NUTS.FR / OT.VAL D'ISÈRE

Taking the cable car up from Val d'Isere to the snowsure Espace Killy ski area
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Taking the cable car up from Val d'Isere to the snowsure Espace Killy ski area - ©NUTS.FR / OT.VAL D'ISÈRE
Most of Ischgl's slopes are above 2000m making for reliable snow cover - ©Eric Beallet

Most of Ischgl's slopes are above 2000m making for reliable snow cover
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Most of Ischgl's slopes are above 2000m making for reliable snow cover - ©Eric Beallet
High-altitude Obergurgl-Hochgurgl never disappoints snow seekers - ©Obergurgl Tourism

High-altitude Obergurgl-Hochgurgl never disappoints snow seekers
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High-altitude Obergurgl-Hochgurgl never disappoints snow seekers - ©Obergurgl Tourism
St. Anton's slopes hold the snow well into spring - ©St. Anton Tourism

St. Anton's slopes hold the snow well into spring
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St. Anton's slopes hold the snow well into spring - ©St. Anton Tourism
Powder skiing in St Anton: Ideal for intermediate freeriders looking to hone their skills - ©Henrik Windstedt

Powder skiing in St Anton: Ideal for intermediate freeriders looking to hone their skills
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Powder skiing in St Anton: Ideal for intermediate freeriders looking to hone their skills - ©Henrik Windstedt
Skiing at Obergurgl, AUT.

Skiing at Obergurgl, AUT.

Skiing at Obergurgl, AUT.
Skiing in April: Apres-ski drinks in the spring sunshine - ©Zermatt Tourism

Skiing in April: Apres-ski drinks in the spring sunshine
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Skiing in April: Apres-ski drinks in the spring sunshine - ©Zermatt Tourism
Reliable snow for freeskiers in Verbier, Switzerland - ©Verbier Tourist Office

Reliable snow for freeskiers in Verbier, Switzerland
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Reliable snow for freeskiers in Verbier, Switzerland - ©Verbier Tourist Office
Extensive, uncrowded skiing up to 3,250 in La Plagne - ©Beatrice Koumanov

Extensive, uncrowded skiing up to 3,250 in La Plagne
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Extensive, uncrowded skiing up to 3,250 in La Plagne - ©Beatrice Koumanov
Blue skies on the slopes of Val d'Isère

Blue skies on the slopes of Val d'Isère

Blue skies on the slopes of Val d'Isère