Where To Ski or Board in France at the End of April 2017

STORY BY Patrick Thorne 20th April 2017

About two thirds of leading French ski areas remain open and some have even been blessed by a few centimetres of snow in the last 24 hours.

[Surprise du jour] Quelques flocons sont passés nous dire bonjour ! ❄️❄️❄️❄️

Posted by Val Thorens on Wednesday, 19 April 2017


However the weather has remained predominantly dry and sunny with almost no fresh snow reported across the country, so its classic spring skiing, with the best snow above 2m and the best conditions mid-late morning.

3 lignes au Pipe ground sur le module le plus fou de la saison !!! avec Pierre Rougeot & Paul RoquesUn gros merci à Thomas Barnier Robin Romera & Avoriaz Snowzone pour leur boulot et pour cette semaine de folie !

Posted by Zooloo Nation on Tuesday, 18 April 2017


A number of French resorts are open to the start of May including Chamonix, Val Thorens and Tignes but then all centres will close until Les 2 Alpes, Tignes and Val d’Isere re-open for summer skiing and boarding in June.

(Avoriaz below, Meribel below)





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