Base elevation: 1208m
Highest point: 3800m

Longest run: 2000vm
Piste km: Courmayeur 45 km,
La Thuile 160 km

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

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

International Airport:
Geneva GVA, Turin TRN

COURMAYEUR

This historic village is located on the southern side of Mont Blanc. Courmayeur offers an enormous range of spectacular descents with shining ice, glaciers, untouched snowfields and with vertical drops of up to 2000m. Panoramic views, great hospitality, a superb local cuisine and wines complete your perfect skiing days in Courmayeur.

TRAVEL PROGRAMS IN COURMAYEUR

DAY TRIPS COURMAYEUR

DAY TRIPS COURMAYEUR

SHORT BREAKS AND WEEKEND TRIPS COURMAYEUR

SHORT BREAKS AND WEEKEND TRIPS COURMAYEUR

WEEK TRIPS COURMAYEUR

WEEK TRIPS COURMAYEUR

SPECIALS AND OFFERS COURMAYEUR

SPECIALS AND OFFERS COURMAYEUR

GALLERY COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC HELISKIING

BEYOND WORDS

Frequently Asked Questions

What's special about Heliskiing at Mont Blanc and Courmayeur?

Heliskiing in immediate proximity to the highest mountain of the Alps, the Mont Blanc with 4810m: This is only possible on the Italian side of the mountain in Courmayeur.

Why should I experience a Heliski trip in Courmayeur?

Courmayeur offers a varied heliskiing terrain which is on top one of the most beautiful high alpine landscapes in the Alps. With the hospitality and the charming character you will not only enjoy the nature and the mountains. The Italian kitchen and the regional wines won’t let any wishes open either.

Which technical conditions do I need to do heliskiing? How skilled should I be at skiing or snowboarding?

General Information

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.

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

Why should I book with Heli Guides?

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 in Courmayeur and the Mont Blanc area?

The best season

Due to the impacts from the north and the south and the frequent accumulation of snow on the Mont Blanc massif there is always to expect productive snowfalls. From beginning of January to beginning of April you will often encounter the desired powder snow and 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 – depending on snow conditions and your skills. Our primary goal is your safety and maximum enjoyment.