Heliski Gressoney Monte Rosa – First flight
- Duration: 1 day (8h)
- Group capacity: up to 4 for one guide
- Fitness condition: 2/4
- Technical level: 2/4
- Possible descents: Bettolina
Heliski Gressoney Monte Rosa – First flight
The first Heliski Day – Our program my first day of Heliski is the ideal starting point for those who want to experience this wonderful experience. Gressoney is located on the southern slope of Monte Rosa and is still for most of the little known skiers. For those who know it, it is the entrance to a paradise that offers new experiences every day. Our Heliski area extends from the Matterhorn, crossing the Breithorn massif to the peaks of the southern slope of Monte Rosa. The Heliski area has more than 20 landing sites, with more than 60 descents in breathtaking scenery; it is one of the most spectacular and varied areas of Heliski in the Alps. In Monte Rosa, independently of the snow, the avalanche and meteorological conditions, all find the perfect terrain for unique and exciting adventures.
Availability and prices
Prices per person destination (Bettolina). From 20 December to 15 May.
- 4 pax: €250.00 per person
- 3 pax: €330.00 per person
- 2 pax: €490.00 per person
- 1 pax: €975.00 per person
You will need to be a safe off-piste skier in all conditions, and fit enough to cope skiing off-piste up to 3.000 vertical meters a day. For group booking´s, we can take care individual of the skiing and group level.
Maximize your Heli-Skiing time with our small groups
Small group’s means less wait time between runs, so you can make the most of your time on the mountain. By using smaller, more agile helicopters, you can explore further and deeper into our majestic playground. We work with max. of four participants per mountain guide.
Why with us
Now for over 20 years, the team of HG and GM operates, we love skiing, riding and we have been working in this industry for decades, at first-class heli-skiing locations around the world. Gressoney our home base was long time ago the starting point of our story. We know what it takes to build an awesome heli-ski trip. Working exclusively with our Partners, Heli Guides and Guidemonterosa are able to provide tailor-made heli-skiing holidays, always maintaining our emphasis on flexibility and individuality. We focus on small groups in order to ensure high-end service. Our highly experienced IFMGA guides will select the best descents according to the snow conditions and your ability. Putting safety first, their goal is to help you fulfill your dreams and expectations.
- Mountain guide IFMGA or Ski instructor for 1 day of skiing
- 1 helicopter flight to Bettolina
- Option to make extra flights see the item “Additional flights.”
- Flight fee for the included flight
- Special prices for ski or snowboard equipment rental
- Special prices for the rental of the security kit (Apparatus for searching ravaglia in Avalanche) ARTVA, shovel and probe for a day
- Extra helicopter flights not included in the program
- Flight taxes (1o euro)
- Equipment rental, lunch, drinks, transfer if necessary and all other services not included
Meeting at the Office
The meeting point is at 09:00 in the morning at our office or otherwise by appointment. We will welcome you followed by a check of your equipment and material. Departure with the climbing up to the Colle Bettaforca. The guide will make an additional check of your ski level with a descent.
Afterwards you will decoller with the helicopter to reach the 3150 msl of Colle Bettolina. After landing the guide will take you on a wonderful descent in the Verra Valley to Saint Jaques.
In Saint Jaques you will have a moment of refreshment and have lunch in one of the best restaurants recommended by your guide.
Back to Staffal
You will return in the afternoon to Gressoney through the Frachey facilities up to Colle Bettaforca. The return is scheduled for a maximum of 4.30pm at Staffal.
At Gressoney we can provide our customers with a large category of choice for stays from * up to ****. To fully enjoy your day of Heliski we suggest you travel and sleep in Gressoney the day before. We will be happy to organize your stay. Contact our office directly with your requests at info@horizonadventures
Our office is located in the Hotel Nordend near the Bar Ristorante da Giovanni, it is 3 minutes walk from the start of the impinati. Fraz. Tschaval 5, 11020 – Gressoney la Trinité, (AO) Italy.
Airbus helicopter AS 350 Ecureuil B3
€ 115.00 – € 187.50 per person per flight depending on the place of landing (plus flight tax of € 10.00 per flight and person – flight prices also depend on the size of the group). Vertical difference, depending on the place of landing, is between 1000 m and 2300 m.
Thanks to the altitude of the area and the frequent influence from the south the Monte Rosa massif can expected heavy
snowfall all winter long. From December to mid-March you can find here mostly powder snow conditions. Till early May we
can still ski in mostly perfect condtion.
You will need to be a safe off-piste skier in all conditions, and fit enough to cope skiing off-piste up to 3,000 vertical meters a
day. For group booking´s, we can take care individual of the skiing and group level.