Base elevation: 1035m
Highest point: 3842m

Longest run: 2800vm
Piste km: 125km

Season: Dec. – May
Terrain: Glacier, Alpine, Forest

Group size Heliski: 4 pat.
Group size Freeride: 6 pat.

International Airport:
Geneva GVA, Turin TRN


Chamonix, the “Freeride-capital” of the Alps, does not need many words. The town is located at the foot of Mont Blanc. There are many reasons why freeriders all around the world are enjoying the winter here. Big turns and steep couloir were skied in Chamonix when other places in the Alps still had been untouched. Our Heliski destination is located in the nearby Courmayeur, since heliskiing is not possible in all of France. After skiing, you can enjoy a beer in one of the many bars in Chamonix.






Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I experience Heliskiing in Chamonix?

What’s special about Heliskiing in Chamonix

Chamonix is like the Mekka of the freeride scene and offers a wide potential of freeride possibilities that often end in a convival evening. Stories from the many bars in Chamonix would take a whole book to explain. Thanks to the nearby Courmayeur (through Mont Blanc tunnel), we are in no time in one of the best heliski areas in the Alps. The icing of the cake is the direct proximity to the highest mountain of the Alps, the Mont Blanc with its 4810m.

How skilled should I be at skiing or snowboarding?

Trust your Skills

To participate in our skiing and heliskiing trips, you should bring some preconditions regarding the skiing skills. Many skiers and snowboarders are insecure, weather they are good enough to fulfill the requirements. Surely you should bring some experience in skiing or snowboarding to do heliskiing, but you do not need to be a pro to enjoy a nice heliski adventure. Thanks to today’s ski-technique with the wider and lighter ski and thanks to the varied, versatile and gently terrain, there a plenty of possibilities to heliski. You should consider that each trip individually places both physical and technical demands on the participants. You will find detailed information on this issue in the respective PDF of each event.

Your find more information to the topic –Requirements for heliskiing- here: Requirements for Heliskiing and Heli Boarding

Why should I book with Heliguides?

Good reasons for Heli Guides

We are specialized in heliskiing, trust on our own helicopters, own guides and are familiar with the region. Therefore, we offer a maximum level of flexibility and individuality. Our destinations in the Alps are easy to reach and offer plenty of powder fun for individual travelers or small groups, an incredible variety of areas, unique accommodation and culinary highlights.

When is the best travel time for Heliskiing?

The best time for Freeride & Heliskiing in Chamonix, Mont Blanc

Thanks to the influences from the north and the south and the frequent accumulations at the Mont Blanc massif, we can expect rich snowfalls during the winter. From January to mid-April you will often encounter here the desired powder snow. In spring there are ideal conditions of firn.

How safe is Heliskiing?

Safety first

The health and well-being of our customers has the utmost importance during our heliskiing and skiing trips. Our pilots have many years of experience. Your trip will always be accompanied and lead by a proved mountain guide or aspirant guide. Weather and snow conditions are permanently observed and analyzed. You will benefit from our know-how, our knowledge about the area and from a maximum of individuality and flexibility. Experienced, certified mountain and skiing IFMGA guides and aspirants choose the best descents – due to snow conditions and your skills. Our primary goal is your safety and maximum enjoyment.