Easter is late this year but not too late to squeeze in a last-minute ski holiday! The Alps have been blessed with several big late-season snowfalls already and many ski resorts are still going strong, with lots of snow. What's more, it's now officially spring skiing conditions, with lots of sunshine and low prices to boot! But that doesn't necessarily mean the snow cover is absolutely guaranteed at every single ski resort in the Alps. To avoid a nasty surprise, try booking your ski holiday at a high-altitude ski resort with reliable snow cover, like one of the ones below!Sunny weather and great snow conditions
Ischgl: A popular ski resort with a rousing après-ski scene, Ischgl traditionally closes the ski season with a Top of the Mountain concert, this year featuring Lenny Kravitz. 239km of pistes and 41 lifts in total.
Hintertux Glacier: This glacier in the Zillertal valley is open 365 days a year and boasts a variety of pistes for different levels. Reaching altitudes of 3259m, it's always a sure bet for good snow conditions. 49km of pistes and 17 lifts in total.
Stubai Glacier: This is Austria's largest glacier ski area and is known for its expansive fun park. The Stubai Glacier reaches a maximum altitude of 3210m, for guaranteed skiing all season long. 64km of pistes and 26 lifts in total.
Kaunertal Glacier: Beginners, sunbathers and anyone looking to get off the beaten path and just have a nice relaxing ski holiday will love the Kaunertal Glacier, with slopes up to 3108m above sea level. 22km of pistes and 8 lifts in total.
Sölden: The huge glacier ski area at Sölden spans the Rettenbach and Tiefenbach glaciers, with the ski area reaching a maximum altitude of 3309m. Sölden will host a variety of events to end the ski season. 33km of pistes and 10 lifts in total.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen: The Zugspitze, highest mountain in Germany, offers skiing on slopes up to an altitude of 2962m. 20km of pistes and 8 lifts in total.
Dachstein Gletscher: This small but beautiful ski resort on the Dachstein Glacier reaches altitudes of 2700m above sea level. 5km of pistes and 5 lifts in total.
Zermatt: One for the bucket list! Ski at the mindbogglingly high altitude of 3883m next to the mighty Matterhorn on the biggest summer ski area in the Alps! 360km of pistes and 58 lifts in total.
Saas-Fee: Saas-Fee's claim to fame is that it is home to the highest revolving restaurant in the Alps - imagine the views! The ski area itself reaches a maximum altitude of 3600m above sea level. 100km of pistes and 21 lifts in total.
Les Deux Alpes: This glacier ski area has a lively après-ski scene and reaches altitudes of 3568m. You'll find 12 lifts on the glacier, serving a variety of terrain.
Kitzsteinhorn, Obertauern, Pitztaler Gletscher, Ski Arlberg, Kitzbühel & Kirchberg, Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Damüls – Mellau – Faschina Schneereich, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, L'Alpe d'Huez, Tignes-Val d'Isère and Val Thorens also offer skiing through Easter 2019.Still more than enough snow for a ski holiday in the Alps
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Born and raised in the ski paradise of Vancouver, Canada, I learned to ski before I can remember, balancing precariously on my parents’ skis as they sailed down the hill. I started snowboarding in my teens and am now delighted to be exploring everything Europe’s ski scene has to offer!
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