Eight of the best resorts for skiing in April

17th March 2016 | OnTheSnow Staff

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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
Soaking up the sun in Val d'Isère

Soaking up the sun in Val d'Isère

Soaking up the sun in Val d'Isère

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