Base elevation: 1820m
Highest point: 3133m

Longest run: 1000vm
Piste km: 120 km

Season: Dec. – May
Terrain: Alpine, Forest

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

International Airport:
Milano MXP, Innsbruck INN, Bergamo BGY


Livigno is located in the province of Sondrio/Lombardia, close to the Italian-Swiss border southeast of St. Moritz. The remote location of Livigno is not only the reason for its duty-free status but is also a guarantee of intensive snowfalls. Fantastic ski days are promised, with a wide variety of slopes offering differing steepness and exposures. With its traditional Italian cuisine and the wines from Valtellin, Livigno offers a unique ski and heliski adventure.







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Frequently Asked Questions

What's special about Heliskiing in Livigno?

Livigno, the duty free region southeastern from St. Moritz, is popular and well known by freeriders already for many years due to guaranteed and intensive snowfalls and its variety. Being located close to Austria and Germany and having plenty of possibilities for landing and descending in each exposures and slopes on disposal, it is a ideal weekend destination. The alternatives bad days to freeride are varied – thanks to the ski resorts Motolino and Carosello in Livigno. A skiing day can end in Livigno with culinary highlights and wines from Lombardy and Italy.

What requirements does Heliskiing have? 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.

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

Why should I book with Heliguides?

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 Livigno?

The best time to visit

Thanks to the altitude of the areas in Livigno there is a high chance for snowfalls. Snow gets to Livigno on a regular basis through the north and the south. From December to mid-March you will often encounter the desired powder snow. Until beginning of May we can ski in Livigno often with 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 – due to snow conditions and your skills. Our primary goal is your safety and maximum enjoyment.