USEFUL INFORMATIONS ABOUT THE REGION, WEATHER, HOTELS AND HELISKIING

DESCENTS IN THE MONT BLANC SKI AREA

THE HELISKI AREA IS LOCATED SOUTHWEST OF COURMAYEUR AND SOUTH OF MONT BLANC. WILD, ALPINE AREAS WITH A BIG NUMEROUS OF HELISKI OPPORTUNITIES ARE WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED. IN THE BORDER REGION BETWEEN FRANCE AND ITALY, RUNS WITH VERTICAL DROPS OF 1000 M TO 1600 M ARE OPEN TO US A BIG VARIETY OF OFF FREERIDE TERRAIN. THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN STATION IN THE AREA IS THE SKYWAY MONTE BIANCO CABLE CAR TO PUNTA HELBRONNER TO NEARLY 3500. IT OPEN TO US A FANTASTIC SKI AND SNOWBOARD POWDER RUN ARE IN ONE OF THE MOST MAJESTIC ALPINE REGION.

COURMAYEUR AOSTA VALLEY – THE REGION

COURMAYEUR (1,224 M) IS PART OF THE AUTONOMOUS REGION OF AOSTA VALLEY. LOCATED AT THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF MONT BLANC (4,810 M) THE HIGHEST PEAK IN THE ALPS AND WESTERN EUROPE. COURMAYEUR IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE SECRET CAPITAL OF ALPINISTS DUE TO ITS LOCATION AND IS ONE OF THE OLDEST AND MOST FAMOUS TOURIST RESORTS IN THE ALPS. WITH LOCAL PRODUCTS FROM THE AOSTA VALLEY SUCH AS CHEESE, HAM AND WINE SPECIALTIES, WHICH ARE STILL PRODUCED TODAY ACCORDING TO ANCIENT TRADITION, THE ENJOYMENT IN THE REGION IS ALSO GUARANTEED NEXT TO THE SLOPES!

ACCOMMODATION

RELAX AFTER A FANTASTIC POWDER DAY IN THE VALLE BLANCHE. WE WILL RECOMMEND AND BRING YOU IN THE BEST HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS OF COURMAYEUR. IN THE HOTEL AND WITH A UNIQUE VIEW TO THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN THE ALPS HERE YOU WILL ENJOY THE DELICIOUS ITALIAN CUISINE AND THE LOCAL WINES FROM AOSTA VALLEY. COURMAYEUR AND HIS HOSPITALITY HAS A LONG ALPINE TRADITION AND SURPRISE ALWAYS WITH NEW ATTRACTIONS. HERE YOU WILL FIND MORE INFORMATION.

WEATHER IN COURMAYEUR

DUE TO THE INFLUENCE FROM WEST, NORTH AND SOUTH THE REGION IS KNOWN FOR ONE OF THE MOST SNOWIEST ONE IN THE WHOLE ALPS. UNFORGETTABLE HELISKI AND FREERIDE CONDITION IN THIS SPECTACULAR REGION CAN BE FIND HERE FORM LATE DECEMBER UNTIL MID OF MAY. NOT TO FORGET THE OTHER SIDE OF MONT BLANC WITH CHAMONIX THE FREERIDE CAPITAL OF THE ALPS WHICH ONLY A 25 MIN DRIVE A WAY.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What's special about Heliskiing at Mont Blanc and Courmayeur?

Heliskiing in immediate proximity to the highest mountain of the Alps, the Mont Blanc with 4810m: This is only possible on the Italian side of the mountain in Courmayeur.

Why should I experience a Heliski trip in Courmayeur?

Because it is a powder world

Heli skiing Mont Blanc at Courmayeur offers a varied terrain which is on top one of the most beautiful high alpine landscapes in the Alps. With the hospitality and the charming character you will not only enjoy the nature and the mountains. The Italian kitchen and the regional wines won’t let any wishes open either.

Which requirements do I need for a heliski experience? How well should you be able to ski or snowboard?

Trust your skills

To participate in the offered ski and heliski trips, certain conditions regarding your ability should be fulfilled. Many skiers and snowboarders are unsure whether they are good enough skiers or snowboarders – and thus the conditions are met. More information on the subject – requirements for heliskiing- can be found here: Informations about Heli-Skiing Requirements

Why should I book with Heli-Guides?

Good reasons for Heli-Guides

We are specialized in heliskiing, rely on our own helicopters, our own guides and we are familiar with the region. Thus we offer the maximum degree of flexibility and individuality. Our destinations in the Alps are easy to reach and we offer plenty of powder fun for single travelers or in small groups, incredible variety of terrain, exceptional accommodations and culinary highlights.

When is the best travel time for Heliskiing in Courmayeur and the Mont Blanc area?

The best season

Due to the impacts from the north and the south and the frequent accumulation of snow on the Mont Blanc massif there is always to expect productive snowfalls. From beginning of January to beginning of April you will often encounter the desired powder snow and ideal conditions of firn.