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Petit Combin heliboarding day, Valais

Petit Combin heliboarding day
Petit Combin heliboarding day

Enjoy a unique snowboarding experience with this heliboarding day tour in the Petit Combin. Discover the best runs of this beautiful mountain along with IFMGA certified guide Gilbert.

Alps

1 Day

Jan - Apr, Dec

High

Intermediate


Description

Lying on the border between the Val de Bagnes and the Grand St. Bernard Valley, in the canton of Valais, the Petit Combin (3672 m) offers amazing possibilities for a great heliboarding day.

The Petit Combin belongs to the Grand Combin massif and from its summit there are spectacular 360-degree panorama views, from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn. Petit Combin is a very popular destination for heliboarding and heliskiing in Europe.

During this day, I will take you to enjoy the many and varied runs available on these mountain. This is the perfect trip por snowboarders and skiers looking for unique descents in the Alps.

The standard runs lead down to the village of Bourg St.-Pierre via the Boveire glacier or to the Fionnay village by the Corbassière glacier. They don’t offer any particular difficulties. Also when there is plenty of snow as to bridge over the crevasses, the Follats Glacier run becomes very popular.

The most challenging route of the Petit Combin is the north-east face, therefore it is the is less-frequented and less-often viable. There are also some skinning options for those who enjoy touring, in the Col l’Ane and in the Col des Otanes.

Please note this is an exclusive programme and I will take care of absolutely everything: I will pick you up in your hotel and then take you to the heli-place. I will also have a transfer ready to pick us up at the bottom of our run

So are you in for such a great heliboarding day? Send me a request and book your trip! We will enjoy amazing runs on the beautiful Petit Combin in Valais. You can also check out my heliboarding day tour at the Trient Glacier.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Transportation start and back

- Helicopter drops as described

Price details

Supplement per person for each extra heliski drop (2000 vertical meter): 1 person 1000 / 2 persons: 500/ 3 persons: 340 / 4 persons: 320.-

Other details


Details

More info

  • 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.
  • This program includes Video or photos of your experience.
  • Full safety equipment with ABS air-bag, transceiver, shovel, probe and harness are also included in this program.
  • This program has a new feature: CO2solidarity -voluntary compensation of greenhouse gas emissions-. And a Cancellation insurance : valid with a medical certificate, included.

Meeting point

The meeting point is usually the heliport of Le Chable or the bottom of the Savoleyres cable car.

About the guide

Guide profile image

-Gilbert

4.80

(22)

Mountain Guide

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.

Languages

German | French | English

Certificates

IFMGA

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What people are saying about -Gilbert

dan

5.00

Gilbert was great company and found a really cool location despite difficult conditions off piste

5.00

Cher Gilbert, Juste un petit mot pour vous remercier au nom de mon fils Axel pour cette merveilleuse journée que vous lui avez fait passer dans nos belles montagnes valaisannes. En plus avec un groupe sympathique, c’est une journée qui restera gravé dans sa mémoire avant qu’il ne reparte hier soir pour reprendre le cours de ses études. En vous réitérant mes remerciements, Meilleures salutations,

5.00

Some times u meet people you call "mentors" in your work, or in your life. Very proud of the book of my friend and free-ride instructor for the last 8 years! In the book marked the steepest couloir I ever ride in my life (couloir d'Arpette). Thank you Gilbert

5.00

Hi Gilbert, thanks again for a top day heliskiing with you and your team.

5.00

Bonjour Anne-Françoise, La sortie de samedi dernier m’a entièrement ravi : excellente ambiance, baptême de l’air paisible, parcours de toute beauté sous l’œil attentif et encourageant de Peter, bref un grand moment de ski, en prime sous un ciel parfaitement dégagé ! Bravo pour l’organisation, en ce compris la navette de retour et la livraison sur place des packs de sécurité. Merci pour tout et….à la prochaine !!!


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