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6-day heliski safari from Zermatt to Chamonix

Join Gilbert, an IFMGA certified guide, on this 6-day heliski safari from Zermatt to Chamonix. Enjoy the best powder lines in the Alps with these Heli rides!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration6 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripNot specified

Description

The Haute Route from Zermatt to Chamonix probably has some of the best ski runs in the world, this 6-day heliski safari from Zermatt to Chamonix will take you to them with style!

Although the Haute Route was first completed as a summer hiking path in the 19th century, it soon became a ski touring attraction.

This wild area in the heart of the highest mountains in the Alps is the perfect place to enjoy a week of the most perfect skiing.

You’ll be staying in comfortable 3 stars Swiss hotels, which means the best hospitality in the Alps. So you’ll be perfectly rest to jump into the helicopter and choose the best lines between Zermatt and Chamonix. And because there is no hiking involved, you’ll be in perfect shape to enjoy the most out of the ski lines!

Sounds like an amazing week? It will be! Send me a request now and we’ll start planning your visit to this amazing spot in the Swiss Alps. You’ll spend an unforgettable week!

And if you’re looking for other heliskiing options, please take a look at my Heliskiing with a guide in Arolla or Verbier and my Private Heliski in Verbier with a guide

Disclaimer

In case of bad weather condition for heliskiing, the cost of the helicopter will be reimbursed and the guide will take you off-piste skiing in the resort instead. You will ski every day!

More info

- A video or photos of the trip are included in the price. - Full safety equipment with ABS air-bag, transceiver, shovel, probe and harness are included. - If you are interested in doing several extra runs, please mention this when you make your reservation. - The average ski run is roughly 2000 vertical meters and it takes around 90 to 180 minutes to complete it, depending on your ability and on the itinerary.

Meeting point

Geneva or Sion Airport.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Meet at Geneva or Sion Airport at around 5.00 pm. Transfer to Zermatt.
Instruction on how to use the safety equipment with ABS air-bag, radio, transceivers. Briefing on the 6 days heliskiing.

Day 2: Mont-Rose

Helidrop on  Mont-Rose (4000 m). nd descent on Zermatt (second drop or off-piste skiing possible in Zermatt).

Day 3: Tête de Valpelline

Klein Mattherhorn, descent on Champoluc, helidrop on  Tête de Valpelline (3800 m). And descent on La Sage (one of the most beautiful descent in the alps). Night in Arolla / La Sage.

Day 4: Pigne d'Arolla

Helidrop on Pigne d’Arolla (3796 m). Descent on Arolla (second helidrop or off-piste skiing in Arolla possible). Night in Arolla / La Sage.

Day 5: Rosablanche

Helidrop on  Rosablanche (3336 m).  and descent on Verbier (off-piste skiing in the area of Verbier 4 Vallees). Night in Verbier.

Day 6: Petit Combin

Helidrop on Petit Combin (3600 m).  (second helidrop or off-piste skiing in Verbier possible). Night in Verbier.

Day 7: Trient and departure

Helidrop on  Trient (3280 m). Descent on the village of Tour (Chamonix). Return to the airport.


About the guide

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I have been the owner of the mountain guide office since 2004. My father was a mountain guide and I grew up in the Val d’ Hérens. I live now for many years in Verbier. I graduated from the l'école hôtelière de Lausanne in 1993 and then began my mountain guide training. Well travelled I have guided through the mountains of the Andes, the Himalayas, Alaska, Turkey and Greenland. I'm also a Swiss Snow Sports graduate and a dual paragliding pilot.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 20413 each

Group of 2

CHF 10207 each

Group of 3

CHF 7629 each

Group of 4

CHF 6598 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Lifts tickets

• Transport during the trip

• Luggage transfer during the trip

• Helicopter drops as described

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).


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