Want to catch that last bit of snow? These ski spots guarantee on-piste action right to the end of the season
Geilo in Norway has perfect skiing and boarding conditions right up until May. But by April, the Norwegians are bored of the snow meaning you get the slopes all to yourself. Result.
5 excuses to book yourself a ski trip
Val Thorens in France's Three Valleys ski area is the highest resort in Europe. The Glacier de Péclet is stunning, and they're so confident of snow they promise at least 70% of lifts will be open.
Get ski fit before you leave
Cervinia in Italy peaks at 3,883 metres, so good snow is expected through the spring. Long pistes are ideal for cruising in the Italian sunshine and nearby Zermatt is perfect for boarders.
Avoid injury: how to stay safe on the slopes
Ischgl in Austria is renowned for its après-ski shenanigans. The resort is almost 2,900 metres up, so it's 'snow-sure' for an impressive five month-long season. We'll drink to that.
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