Base elevation: 1450 m
Highest point: 3350 m
Pistes km: 160
Longest run: 1550 vm
Season: Dec. – April
Terrain: Glacier, Alpine, Forest
Group size Heliski: 4 pat.
Geneva GVA, Torino TRN
The small village La Thuile in the Italian Aosta Valley has always been an important connection point for the French Tarentaise Valley. Our heliski area reaches from Ruitor on 3.480m to Courmayeur and the Mont Blanc massif. The area allows to experience a distinctive and extensive heliski La Thuile program and makes the heat beat faster even for experienced heliskiers.
Our heliski area reaches from Ruintor on 3.480m to Courmayeur and the Mont Blanc massif. The area allows to experience a distinctive and extensive heliski La Thuile program and makes the heart beat faster even for experienced heliskiers. Descents to the French side towards La Rosiere are also possible from some landing places. Almost every spot in the area offers a unique panoramic view to the Mont Blanc, Grand Combin and the Monte Rosa massif. The ski resort Espace San Bernardo La Thuile (I) and La Rosiere (F) with its over 160 piste kilometres is well known for a fully developed freeride area. Skiing days can be died away in first-class restaurants in La Thuile with a good bottle of wine.
Southern and western accumulations transform the area already in the early days of the season into a real powder paradise. From mid-December to mid-March you will encounter the desired powder snow. Thanks to the heliskiing possibilities you can ski and snowboard here often until mid-April with ideal conditions of firn.
Arrival and meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the hotel. Welcome meeting with the guide, preview of the program for the next days, material check and afterwards dinner.
Second till fourth day:
Everyday depending on snow-, weather- and avalanche conditions there is the opportunity for heliski. For example we use an extraordinary and alpine terrain. Even runs down to France nearby the ski areas of Val-d’Isère and Tignes are possible. The entire area offers a unique and unbelievable view to the Mont Blanc. Or you can have a look at the Grand Combin and the Monterosa Range. In case of bad weather we will go skiing off-piste in the nearby areas. After the last skiing day returning of rental equipment and travel back home.