Gressoney
Aosta Valley | Italy
Actual weather
-2°

Base elevation: 1630m
Highest landing: 4000m

Areakm: 150
Longest run: 2400hm

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

Group Size: Heliski/Freeride
4/6 Part.

Selected hotels:
3-5 stars

International Airport:
Turin TRN, Milan MXP

GRESSONEY HELI SKIING

Gressoney on the southern side of Monte Rosa in the valley of the Aosta nearby Zermatt is the gateway to paradise for heliskier and freerider. The exceptional mountain landscape of the heliski area around Gressoney has unique attractions and is one of the most varied sectors of the Alps. This powder paradise offers a true mountain experience, with delicious cuisine and the special charm of the native Walser people.

Gressoney PRICES AND PROGRAMS

Highlights

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ZERMATT, MONTE ROSA & CO AND THEIR CHARACTERISTICS

Heliskiing and freerides with runs from Zermatt in the highest located massif of the Alps, passing the Matterhorn on the Monte Rosa. Runs in one of the best freeride areas of the Alps – explore this paradise with us!

Thanks to the altitude of the area around Grosseney and the frequent accumulation of southern snow on the Monte Rosa massif, there is always to expect productive snowfalls. From end of December to beginning of April you will encounter the desired powder snow. You can ski and snowboard there often until May with ideal conditions of firn.
Being located on the southern side of the Monte Rosa, Gressoney is for many people still like the end of the skiing world. For heliskier and freerider with experience it is the gateway to paradise – also because of the pleasant surprises and adventures. Our heliskiing area extends from the Matterhorn to the Breithorn until the southeastern side of the Monte Rosa. With over 20 landing sites, over 60 possible descents and the unique high mountain landscape, this region has its own and incomparable charm.

Rental Shop

if you need to rent ski, boots and snowboard, you can pay a visit to our partner shop Ambaradanspitz and get a special price as Heli Guides customer. You will find Ezio, Carlos and the Ambaradanspitz team just a few steps away from office. Rental Shop website: visitmonterosa

Chalet du Lys Hotel & Spa

Chalet du Lys Hotel & SPA is 2 km from Gressoney La Trinité, and just 150 m from the Saint Anna cable-car at the bottom ofMonte Rosa. It offers free Wi-Fi and a spa.

The Chalet is in the village of Tschaval at the end of the regional road 44. A sportshop, a small grocery shop and a cash-machine are just across the road. Rooms have panoramic mountain views of the Saint Anna Slopes. The spa is complete with hot tub, sauna, and Turkish bath.There is also a library with games and toys for children, and a free ski deposit.

The restaurant specialises in local dishes, and the Irish pub on site serves the best draught beers until late. Breakfast is a sweetand savoury buffet.

Lo Scoiattolo

Hotel Lo Scoiattolo is next to the little historic square of Gressoney La Trinitè, in the Monterosa ski area. It offers a freeshuttle to the ski slopes, a wellness center, and rooms with private balconies. The small wellness center of Lo Scoiattolo includes a sauna, Turkish bath and hot tub. There is also a fitness room and atanning bed. The Scoiattolo's restaurant serves characteristic regional dishes with local wines. The sweet and savorybreakfast buffet features delicious homemade cakes. All rooms at Lo Scoiattolo Hotel come with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and private bathroom with shower and hairdryer.

Dufour

The Dufour is a characteristic Alpine hotel next to Punta Jolanda chair elevator, in the Monterosa Ski Resort. It offers a wellness center, a traditional restaurant, free parking and WiFi.

All rooms have a balcony. The private bathroom comes with a shower, free toiletries and hairdryer.

Hotel Dufour's chef prepares characteristic dishes from the Aosta Valley, as well as Italian and international cuisine.The bar area has a traditional stove, and there is an open fireplace in the lounge. The sunny terrace of Hotel Dufour offers panoramic views of the mountains surrounding Gressoney La Trinité.

One day Heli skiing
For example, our heliski day in the heart of the Monte Rosa for good skiers. Gressoney at Heliskiing Zermatt: We start in the morning at 8 am at the meeting point in Gressoney-Stafal. Then we go by helicopter to the large heliski area. The Matterhorn to the southeast side of the Monterosa grasps this area. More than 20 landing sites, more than 60 downhill possibilities are waiting. In addition a unique high mountain landscape. During the tour you can visit the Lys glacier or Verra glacier.

We are completely satisfied and happy with the trip.
Petra K., Innsbruck (AUT)
The best winter sports experience since I can remember.
Lukas W., Budenheim (GER)
That´s really amazing!
Daren A., Adelaide (AUS)
What a Panorama!
Matthew H., Detroit (USA)
Powder skiing like me rarely seen it.
Hans G., Konstanz (GER)
We don´t forget the weekend with Poldo. THANKS!
Frank L., Southampton (ENG)
Valgrisenche is always worth a trip.
Saskia B., Karlsruhe (GER)
It's like Canada -
only in Europe.
Michael G., Thun (CHE)
Just unbelievably awesome.
Laurent D., Waremme (FRA)
We are next year back there.
Fabrizio B., Roma (ITA)
What a bomb! Freeride in Courmayeur...
Tobias R., Garmisch (GER)

One day Heli skiing
For example, our heliski day in the heart of the Monte Rosa for good skiers. Gressoney at Heliskiing Zermatt: We start in the morning at 8 am at the meeting point in Gressoney-Stafal. Then we go by helicopter to the large heliski area. The Matterhorn to the southeast side of the Monterosa grasps this area. More than 20 landing sites, more than 60 downhill possibilities are waiting. In addition a unique high mountain landscape. During the tour you can visit the Lys glacier or Verra glacier.