Where to Ski Late March Please?

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  1. TeeMyob

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    Looking to drive in the Motorhome for our annual Ski trip.

    I am Busy until the End of March. I know weather is very unpredictable but.

    Late March?

    Last trips were...

    St. Lary Soulan
    Grimentz
    Otzal/Solden

    Any Suggestions Please?
     
  2. The Wino

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    Somewhere high!!!. At that time might be best to leave until near then look at snow and decide
     
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    At the end of March I'm hoping for some sun, in Spain
     
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  4. TeeMyob

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    Yes, where I will be mostly until then
     
  5. The Wino

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    How about an earlier trip up in the mountains in southern Spain as a brief interlude?
     
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    Les Deux Alpes, glacier resort. If the snow is as good as last year it will be amazing.
     
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    Skied there last year but preferred Alp D'Huez each to their own. Depends on the late season snow we went to Passo Tonale once when easter was early and the kids were young it mostly melted the week before a bit of glacier at the top (a couple of T-bars on it) with loads of people on it and slush on the way down our snowbarder son stopped in the middle of a slush/water lake yeuch!
     
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    Val Thorens, Les Menuires is good that time of the year due to the Height in the 3 valleys. we are off early March to Livigno/Austria and Germany...
     
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    Everest?
     
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    Ischgl or Obertauren in Austria both been good late March
    Different types of resorts/skiing depends what you are after
    The amounts of snow that Austria has had the last couple of weeks it should stick around for a while this winter
     
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    Well if you then watch the weather report at 10pm on La 1 they usually give the snow reports for every ski location in spain. Not sure if it is every night though ?
     
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    Agree

    High, High, High.

    Trois Vallees, but I woud stay in Meribel not Val Thorens or down in the valley below Val Thorens and take the lift up.

    Another alternative is Verbier and stay on the CP by the (?) lift.

    Or Val d'Isere, but don't know about MH parking.
     
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    We would like to try Alp D’Huez but we stay in the motorhome on the campsite in Venosc and I can’t be bothered to pack up and drive up there. I really should one day :D
     
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    In the 3 valleys I would stay in Les Menuires
     
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    What about Piau Engaly just over the border from Spain via the the Biesla tunnel ? Purpose built Aire with about 100 spaces with 4amp lecky.
     
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    What about Spain, it’ll be warm enough to Water Ski
    :coolest:
     
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    Les Deux Alpe has an aire (12 euros 2 years ago) and according to locals better snow retention than Alpe D'huez which also has a large aire.

    Les Arcs, campsite at Pesey Nancroix called Les Lanchettes very good and bus links.

    Les Menuire has an Aire as does La Plage one at about 1200 metres and one at about 2000 metres with leccy.
     
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    FWIW the Tarentaise is usually good late season.

    Espace Killy for a huge area suitable for a mixed group, Tignes and Val d'Isere, maybe bigger than you want. High, plenty of glaciers, @ variety of skiing and snows late-season.
     

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