VAL FORMAZZA PIEMONT (ITALY)

Base elevation: 1280m
Highest landing: 3300m

Longest run: 1700
Area: 170 sq.km

Season: Dec. – End of Feb.
Terrain: Glacier, Alpine, Forest

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

International Airport:
Milano MXP, Turin TRN, Bergamo BGY

Heli skiing Piedmont Val Formazza, Conditions like Canada

Our exclusive heli skiing Piedmont in Val Formazza, known as “Little Canada in the Alps”, is located on the Italian-Swiss border. Val Formazza has an exceptional snow record in the Alps. The unique surroundings, with peaks and glaciers up to 3300m, offer innumerable Heli landing places and opportunities to ski all exposures and varying steepness. The first-class cuisine and wines will round off every skiing day. The spectacular valley of Val Formazza is situate in the Piedmont Italy, between the Swiss regions of Valais and Ticino, and is bordered by three majestic and inspiring Peaks Ofenhorn (3250m), Blinnenhorn (3373m) and the Basodino (3270m) in the meantime our highest landings.

Packages and Prices Heli skiing Val Formazza

DAY TRIPS VAL FORMAZZA

DAY TRIPS VAL FORMAZZA

Short Break and weekends in Val Formazza

Short Break and weekends in Val Formazza

  • Packages
    • Type:Heliskiing
    • Vertical meters (vm):10.000
    • Days:4
    • Accomodation:Hotel ***

WEEK TRIPS VAL FORMAZZA

WEEK TRIPS VAL FORMAZZA

  • Packages
    • Type:Heliskiing
    • Vertical meters (vm):15-25.000
    • Days:7
    • Accomodation:Hotel ***

Pictures and impressions during heli skiing piedmont

Frequently Asked Questions about heli skiing piedmont

Is Heliskiing in Italy an alternative to Canada?

The response to Heliskiing in Canada

The Val Formazza is one of the heliski jewels in the Alps. The area in Piedmont, Italy, is located close to the Swiss border between Goms in the canton of Valais and the Val Bedretto in the canton of Ticino. Everybody, who already has been here knows that you don’t have to travel around the world to get a nice ski and snowboard experience. The Val Formazza offers flight conditions, in which we individually can pick landing places and runs. That gives us a maximum of flexibility. Heliskiing in the Italian Val Formazza – that means endless possibilities for runs in all exposures and plenty of powder.

When is the best travel time for Heli skiing Piedmont?

Thanks to the weather devide between the northern and southern Alps and a height from over 1800m, best snow conditions exist already early in the winter. Rich snowfalls as well as southern and northern accumulations transform the region repeatedly into a real powder paradise. Therefore, the vallay offers first-class snow conditions throughout the wohle season.

How big is the area in piedmont?

The Area

The region offers probably the most potential for heliski in the whole  Alps. With an endless variation of descents that will astonish even the most seasoned of heli-skiers. As well as consistently enjoying the most snowfall, Val Formazza is one of the largest and most versatile heli-skiing area in the whole of the Alps, providing an incredible 120 square kilometers to explore.

Information about Covid-19

Dear friends and heliskiing fans,

all over the world the Corona situation is very tense and as we know the virus had spread rapidly also in Italy.

However, the good news is that heliskiing is still possible at some of our spots and we are allowed to operate our tours there, although the ski resorts are initially closed until February 15.

Your safety is important to us. That’s why we have prepared a comprehensive hygiene and safety concept.

The Italian government has initiated a variety of measures to prevent the further spread of the Corona virus.

What applies if you have booked a heliskiing tour with us and you are arriving from abroad?

Please read this short summary*:

Who is allowed to enter Italy?

  • The Italian government has grouped countries into several lists that have different restrictions.
  • Most of our guests come from countries that are listed in List C, This list includes, for example: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Sweden, and Luxembourg. Entry into Italy from these countries is generally possible.
    An overview of all lists and the country classifications can be found here.

What do you have to consider when you arrive from a country that is listed in list C?

  1. You must undergo a molecular or antigenic test, within 48 hours prior to entry.
  2. You have to fill-in and to carry the required self-declaration.
    You can download the self-declaration here.
  3. The local health authority must be informed. about your stay. Please provide your arrival and departure times. We’ll be happy to inform the corresponding health authority of your stay.
    Here you will find an overview of the contact details of the health authorities.
  4. Carry a facial mask with you when you leave your room / apartment

Self-isolation is not necessary as long as the Corona test is negative, and the above points are followed.

A summary of the requirements when arriving from a List C country can be found here.

What do the colors mean that the Italian regions are divided into?

  • Italy has divided its regions into colors, depending on the current corona situation. Yellow stands for a normal security risk, orange for a medium to high security risk and red for the highest security risk.
  • Currently we run our heliskiing tours in Aosta Valley (Courmayeur, etc.) and in the Lobardy (Madesimo, etc. exception: Livigno). Both regions have been classified as orange zones.
  • Currently we run our heliskiing tours in Aosta Valley (Courmayeur, etc.) and in the Lobardy (Madesimo, etc. exception: Livigno). Both regions have been classified as orange zones.
A summary of the requirements when arriving from a List C country can be found here.
  • Currently we run our heliskiing tours in Aosta Valley (Courmayeur, etc.) only, which has been classified as an orange zone.
  • What does orange zone mean?

    • Curfew from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am.
    • Traveling from one region/community to another is only possible for urgent reasons evidenced by an internal self-declaration.
    • Bars and restaurants are closed but take away is allowed until 10:00 pm; delivery services are unlimited.
    • Heliskiing is possible within the region / community area.

    * Despite the greatest possible care, we cannot guarantee the listed points above. Please get additional information from other sources.

    Since the regulations of the home countries, regions, residential districts, and cities are unfortunately not uniform, we would like to ask you to inform yourself if and which regulations apply when you return to your home country after your heliskiing tour.

    We’re happy to help you for further assistance.

    Prevention measures in heliski operation