Eight of the best resorts for skiing in April

23rd January 2018 | OnTheSnow Staff

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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
 - © Cecile Ferrando


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 - © Cecile Ferrando
Excellent snow conditions can be found in the Alps, like here on the slopes of Val d'Isère - © A. Royer / OT de Val d'Isère

Excellent snow conditions can be found in the Alps, like here on the slopes of Val d'Isère
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Excellent snow conditions can be found in the Alps, like here on the slopes of Val d'Isère - © A. Royer / OT de 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
Enjoy a full off-piste adventure in Val d'Isere - © Val d'Isere

Enjoy a full off-piste adventure in Val d'Isere
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Enjoy a full off-piste adventure in Val d'Isere - © Val d'Isere
Lunchtime drinks next to the Matterhorn at the Riffelalp Resort, Zermatt - © Riffelalp Resort

Lunchtime drinks next to the Matterhorn at the Riffelalp Resort, Zermatt
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Lunchtime drinks next to the Matterhorn at the Riffelalp Resort, Zermatt - © Riffelalp Resort
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
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
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 lifts in La Plagne. The Paradiski area is favourite with UK skiers - © Beatrice Koumanov

Taking the lifts in La Plagne. The Paradiski area is favourite with UK skiers
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Taking the lifts in La Plagne. The Paradiski area is favourite with UK skiers - © Beatrice Koumanov
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
Soaking up the sun in Val d'Isère

Soaking up the sun in Val d'Isère

Soaking up the sun in Val d'Isère
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
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
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
Photo Credit: Aspen/Snowmass

Photo Credit: Aspen/Snowmass

Photo Credit: Aspen/Snowmass
Skiing at Obergurgl, AUT.

Skiing at Obergurgl, AUT.

Skiing at Obergurgl, AUT.
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
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
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
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
Skiers slaloming over powder at St Anton, AUT. - © St. Anton Tourism

Skiers slaloming over powder at St Anton, AUT.
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Skiers slaloming over powder at St Anton, AUT. - © St. Anton Tourism
Soaking up some sun next to the Matterhorn. - © Zermatt Tourism

Soaking up some sun next to the Matterhorn.
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Soaking up some sun next to the Matterhorn. - © Zermatt Tourism

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