Only in April we’ll start the “End of the Season Special” in Val Formazza – the “little Canada of the Alps”. There are various travel dates for 2 or 3 travel days. In one of the exclusive programs you can even choose a super private group (1 helicopter, 1 guide)! You’ll find our programs here:
Heliski 2 days Val Formazza 01_22
Heliski 2 days 5000 hm Private Group Val Formazza 02_22
Heliski 3 days 8000 hm Val Formazza 03_22
Heliski 4 days 8000 hm Private Group Val Formazza 04_22
There are several reasons to visit the best heliski and freeride areas of Switzerland. Like a big vertical drop of up to 2500 m. Big terrains with wide open slopes, steep couloirs and all in some of the most beautiful mountain regions of the Alps. We can arrange your individual helicopter skiing day – according to your wishes in your desired area in Switzerland.
The spots in Switzerland will not be selected by us in 2019. Numerous programs in the Italian Alps on the border to Switzerland can be found on the other destination pages. If you have any questions, we are happy to help you over the phone or use our contactform.
Yes, there are! Switzerland has 42 mountain landing places for touristic purposes. Theses places are located all over Switzerland, up to a height from 4200m. Only a part of those landing places are usable for heliski purposes. We have put together the most beautiful spots. Reasons to visit the best heliski areas in Switzerland are obvious: Height differences up to 2500m, wide and open slopes, steep couloirs and all that in one of the most stunning mountain areas of the Alps.
Freeride Switzerland, Deep-snow skiing and trip – Where?
There are many reasons to go to ski in the best heliski areas in Switzerland. Engelberg, Zermatt, Verbier the large and wonderful mountain areas offer lots of nice descents. It is possible to go for a day trip. This includes: Guiding and support IFMGA mountain guide 1 skiing day 1 or 2 helicopter flights depending Heliski option for additional helicopter flights
Switzerland offers a variety of first-class freeride and ski spots. We have put together for you a small but excellent selection of our favourite spots. Davos, Disentis and Loetschtal – all these areas have their own and unique flair and offer everything you need for a perfect freeride weekend.
Here you can find some more general informations about: Heliski Requirements
Austria, especially the Arlberg, offers an enormous range of first-class freeriding spots. For the ones who want to do heliski, Lech offers the only opportunity in this country. The culinary side with its typical cosiness completes the freeride experience.
The spots in Montafon, Arlberg and Lech will not be accessed by us in 2019. Numerous programs in the Italian Alps on the border with Austria can be found on the other destinations. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or use our contact form.
Possibilties for Heliskiing Austria
Due to the regulations in Austria, the Arlberg/Lech is the only heliski possibility in Austria. Everybody, who wants to experience this adventure, the Arlberg with its 2651m Mehlsack offer ideal entry opportunities. Uncountable freeride possibilities in Austria should not remain unmentioned.
For decades, the Arlberg is one of the snowiest ski areas in austria and the Alps. That is why it is a garantor for good powder conditions from December to end of March.
How safe is it?
The Arlberg has always been the mecca of freeriding in the Alps. There you can start for a heli skiing austria journey. The freeride options here in St. Anton, St. Christof, Zürs, Lech and Warth seems to be endless. Enjoy with your private guide your personally freeride experience in this are whether for a day or a whole week. You will need to be a safe off-piste skier in all conditions, and fit enough to cope skiing off-piste up to 6,000 vertical meters a day. Depending on the program additional fitness for small hikes up to 30 min. For group booking´s, we can take care individual of the skiing and group level.
Experience the extraordinary this summer: When the sun’s rays make the peaks sparkle and Mont Blanc stands out majestically. Then you are part of Panoramic Flights! Explore the region with our wonderful helicopter panoramic flights around the White Hearts, Mont Blanc & Co. From now on a MUST DO for all vacationers in the region of Aosta Valley, Chamonix and the nearby Alpine region.
Discover the Aostatal and the Mont Blanc from now on out of the air! Exclusively we offer this over 4 different destinations: You can take off from as little as €350 here!
Exiting news for wintersport-fans! The new programs of the Heli Guides AG are online. We have extended our programs in the destinations further, above all in the Italian Alps. Especially in these difficult travel times, where by Corona / Covid – 19 overseas flights and travel in Canada, Alaska or Kamchatka become impossible, the Alpine region offers more than an alternative! Not only the short journey from the D-A-CH region and other European countries speak for our new travel programs. Whether in the Valgrisenche, the origin of European heli travel or our strong spot in Courmayeur, right next to the freeride mecca Chamonix – you have the choice! We now offer free date selection and exclusively – on fixed dates – open groups. In addition, we offer great novelties:
With Cervinia and St.Moritz we exclusively offer two brannew travel destinations with loads of powder fun.
Book now and take off
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 is 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 can enter Italy?
What do you have to consider when you arrive from a country that is listed in list C?
Self-isolation is not necessary if 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?
An overview of the classification of regions and colors can be found here.Currently we run our heliskiing tours in Aosta Valley (Courmayeur, etc.) which has been classified as a orange zone.
What does yellow zone mean?
What do you have to consider if you travel by car via Switzerland or Austria?
* 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 are happy to help for further assistance.
Here you can find further information about the preventive measures of Heliski AG.
For those who are always looking forward to new areas and who love to travel across the world, there are always for powder-fun more countries to visit and new discoveries to enjoy. And we have found the right thing for you:
Powder South Heli-Ski Guides, Partner von Heli-Guides.
With Powder South, numerous new and beautiful areas are now accessible and within reach for you with the helicopter:
– and also Antartica!
From July to October in the Chilean Andes mountains and in the region, wherever you can find deep snow and firn. Whether for 3 days or a whole week, semi-private or private programs, you will definitely find the right one.
For example, you can enjoy – since this year – the private week Puma Lodge Heli Skiing in Chile. The 5 star Puma Lodge is in the Rio Los Cipreses National Reserve in the Andes mountains and is the perfect base for the heliskiing days.
The program offers:
-6 full days of Heli-Skiing / Heli-Snowboarding
– Experienced and professional UIAGM / IFMGA certified Heli-Ski Guides (4:1 guide ratio)
– Lodging in the 5 Star Puma Lodge
-Breakfast, daily heli-picnic, and dinners included at Puma Lodge
– Final night in 5-star Ritz Carlton in Santiago with breakfast included
– Safety equipment, transceiver, probe, shovel, and ABS (Avalanche Airbag System)
– Powder Skis and/or Snowboard equipment
– Ground transportation, pick-up and drop-off included
Breathtaking nature, endless snow, 10 hours helicopter flight and, after a good day of heliskiing, the opportunity to relax in the beautiful Puma Lodge.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VycQxrZLBJM
Are you feeling like flying there with us? Our team is available for you: We would be happy to guide you through your booking!!
We are starting the season with an exceptional offer: Be there when we open the season on December 17th, 2020! We are ringing in the upcoming season with 3 days of skiing and 4 nights. This exclusive event is limited to 12 participants! For only 1899 € you can start this unforgettable weekend with us. The entire program and further informations can be found here. In addition to lots of deep snow and fine skiing moments, we also offer a few other special features: • 4 nights accommodation in the 4-star Hotel Andossi including wellness area • Culinary delicacies from the Valchiavenna tradition • Aprés – ski on the first day of heliskiing in the legendary Bollicine wine bar • Local finger food and drinks We start with a get-together including a welcome drink. Discussion about the next 3 days of travel and get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere. Note that you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Lepontine Alps directly from the hotel. On the heliski days, our mountain guides will introduce you to the region and familiarize you with the conditions. Together we experience great descents around the Splungenpass, Madesimo near St. Moritz. Discover deep snow passages, which are accessible far away from the crowds. After a lot of flights and slopes, the accommodation with its wellness area offers the right place to rest and relax. Here a few impressions:
We start with a come-together including a welcome drink. Discussion of the next 3 days of travel and getting to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere. By the way, from the hotel you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Lepontine Alps. On the heliski days our mountain guides will introduce you to the region and familiarize you with the conditions. Together we will experience great descents around the Splungen Pass, Madesimo near St. Moritz. Discover deep snow passages, which are accessible far away from the masses. After every amount of flights and slopes, the accommodation with its wellness area offers the perfect place to rest and relax. Here are a few impressions:
We pay attention to the actual hygiene and distance rules. We offer a free COVID-19 cancellation if the travel destination is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at the start of the journey and the governments – at the place of departure or destination – have issued a travel ban or a travel warning.