VAL MALENCO LOMBARDY (ITALY)

Base elevation: 1000m
Highest landing: 3300m

Longest run: 1400vm
Piste km: 60km

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

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

International Airport:
Milano MXP, Bergamo BGY

Near Chiesa to Heli skiing Val Malenco

In the Lombardy, located at the southern side of Piz Bernina. Val Malenco is known for its excellent opportunities of lovely descents in an unforgettable and unique landscape. The area around Chiesa Val Malenco is divided into heliski sectors. Therefore, we do have the flexibility for descents in all exposures and steepness. Another highlight in Val Malenco is the culinary side with its fine wines and food from the Lombardy.

Powder packages, dates & prices Heli skiing Val Malenco

SHORT BREAKS AND WEEKEND TRIPS

SHORT BREAKS AND WEEKEND TRIPS

Impressions and Pictures the Heli skiing days Val Malenco

Frequently Asked Questions

Ski trips in the Alps - Where to go to freeride and heliski?

Ski trips Italy, Val Malenco – You should get to know this region

The areas in the Lombardy, such as the Val Malenco in the south of the Bernina Range, offer ideal possibilities for a heliski weekend. Being just a short journey away from Switzerland, Austria and Germany and with its endless descents, Val Malenco offers a real alternative to Canada. There are possibilities for descents in all exposures, steepness and it contains everything you need for a perfect ski trip in Italy. Delicacies and first-class wines from the Lombardy round off your heliski days in the Val Malenco.

What requirements does Heli skiing Val Malenco have?

The area around Chiesa Val Malenco is divide into heliski sectors. Thanks to this we do have the flexibility for descents in all expositions and steepnesses. Heli Guides und Guidemonterosa operate together with the community, the ski resort and our helicopter partner Elitellina. We start here to different day trips or multi day events.

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

When is the recommended travel time for this trips?

The best time to visit

The Val Malenco gets snow from the south and the north, which is a perfect precondition for good snow conditions early in the season. From December to end of March you will often encounter here the desired powder snow. You can ski until beginning of May with ideal conditions of firn.

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 possible at our spots and we are allowed to operate our tours there, even though some of the ski areas are still closed.

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.resp.here.

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

  1. Traveling to/from these countries is allowed without the need to certify the motivation for the trip.
  2. You must undergo a molecular or antigenic test, within 48 hours prior to entry.
  3. You have to fill-in and to carry the required self-declaration.
    You can download the self-declaration here.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 yellow 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 yellow 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.
    • You can consume food and drinks in restaurants, pizzerias, bars and from catering providers. Take away is allowed until 10:00 pm; delivery services are unlimited available.
    • Heliskiing is possible within the region area.A detailed overview of the specifications in a yellow zone can be found here.What do you have to consider if you travel by car via Switzerland or Austria?

        Transit through Switzerland
      • Entry from a Schengen country for the purpose of passing on to another Schengen country is possible for all persons in general. For persons coming from a non-Schengen country, special regulations apply in some cases.An overview of transit through Switzerland can be found here.
      • Transit through Austria
      • - Currently, transit passengers or persons passing through Austria without a stopover may enter (or re-enter) Austria without restrictions. For stopovers in Austria, stricter regulations apply. An overview of transit in Austria can be found here.

    * 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