LA THUILE AOSTA VALLEY (ITALY)

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.

International Airport:
Geneva GVA, Torino TRN

Heliski La Thuile

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.

Travel packages and prices Heliski La Thuile

DAY TRIPS LA THUILE

DAY TRIPS LA THUILE

SHORT BREAKS AND WEEKEND TRIPS LA THUILE

SHORT BREAKS AND WEEKEND TRIPS LA THUILE

WEEK TRIPS LA THUILE

WEEK TRIPS LA THUILE

GALLERY HELISKI LA THUILE

Frequently Asked Questions

Heliski La Thuile - why is the powder adventure worth it?

What’s special about Heliski La Thuile

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.

When is the best travel time for Heliski in La Thuile?

Use the winter – The time to visit

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.

What's you´re experience in la Thuile?

For example: Weekend tour

First day:

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.

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