Our objective is to provide the ultimate off-piste experience without compromising the most important factor - your safety. All skiers / snowboarders are provided with safety equipment as standard (harness, snow transceiver, probe, showel)
Important note: We fly in 4 differents regions and the rates are not the same depending on which country and summits who are selected. Please note the price may also vary depending on the number of people in the group and the price offered by the Helicoper service at the beginning of the season!
Typical Heli Ski Discovery Programs
1/ In Switzerland:
We take the Helicopter near the Swiss border for one flight and landing at the Plateau du Trient 3280m, After taking in the breathtaking views we experience an exhilerating downhill run down the North Face of Trient glacier. An area only accessible by Helicopter which provides exellent snow conditions.
Rates: 370€/per person. This price is based on a group of 4 persons.
Alternatively in Switzerland
We take the Helicopter near the world famous ski resort of Verbier which lies just 50 minutes from Chamonix. We fly to the top of “Petit-Combin” 3670m in Switzerland before carving our way through the powder and making our own run through the wilderness.
Rates: 380€/per person. This price is based on a group of 4 persons
2/ In Italy:
We leave Chamonix and pass through the Mont Blanc Tunnel to the resort of La Thuile to meet the Helicopter. We take a long flight to the top of Ruitor 3486m. We then experience a breathtaking long downhill to reach France. We usually have lunch in a local restaurant and then take the lifts in the French resort of La Rosière to bring us back to the Italian resort of La Thuile followed by a short drive back to Chamonix.
Rates: 380€/per person. The price is based on a group of 4 persons
All our Ski Snowboard Instructors and High Mountain Guide are fully qualified with the State French Diploma, full insurance and speak English.
Please note for Italy, the maximum group size is 4 persons.
In Switzerland, it is possible to have groups of 6 or 8 people.
To ensure maximum enjoyment, all members of the group should be of similar standard.
These programs are a general guideline for Heliski day trip. We can decide and apply changes in the program according to weather and snow conditions, skiers physical condition and skills
Ski level: As a minimum, you should be an all piste skier /snowboarder and be confident to ski/snowboard off-piste, powder snow, moguls and steep slopes.
Equipment: We highly recommend the new freeride or fat skis which allow you to ski without exhaustion, even in difficult and irregular snow conditions. We can help you rent these types of skis at a discounted price to our Ski Shop partner in Chamonix.
We recommend reserving fat skis in advance, if possible, to ensure availability.
Avalanches: We provide to all our guest with Avalanche Transceivers and safety equipments for glacier skiing, if necessary like security harness, snow probe and showel.
Security: The guides always carry first aid equipment with them
Please ensure you check your travel insurance policy before you leave to ensure you are covered for Off-Piste skiing and Heliski.
In the event of poor weather conditions for the Heli flights, alternative itineraries are chosen by the Guide in nearby areas for Off Piste Skiing, Ski Touring etc...