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Val Heliski Hosts Ski Club of Great Britain

Val Heliski Hosts Ski Club of Great Britain

Last week, Val Heliski hosted an amazing day with a dozen keen skiers from our friends, the Ski Club of Great Britain. The fresh snow made conditions ideal for heliskiing in Courmayeur, where the group did two descents. A VHS representative met the group at the base...

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Snow Report

Can you believe it's April already? We think the season's been flying by...literally. If you haven't heliskied with us yet, don't hesitate any longer. This is the time to take the leap and make your ski season one to remember! The temperatures are gorgeous, the snow...

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Snow (and fun!) Report

Snow (and fun!) Report

In true celebration style, we had a group of heliskiiers go up on St. Patrick's Day, which was just this past Monday. The conditions in the Col de Petit St. Bernard were spring-like, which made for sunny, pleasant descents. The snow was easy to ski and the shady...

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Snow Report

...and the sun keeps on shining! There isn't much to report on this week, as the conditions haven't seen too many changes since they were last reported on. There are rumors of flakes falling this weekend in Les 3 Vallées, which are needed to replenish the melting...

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Snow Report

Snow Report

If you got first lifts--or first helicopters--this morning somewhere in the Alps, chances are you're in for a pretty amazing day of skiing. Thankfully, the base that has been building up in Italy all winter will provide excellent heliskiing conditions for the...

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Snow Report

Snow Report

If this weather is any indication, spring is well on its way--and we're not complaining. Hopefully you're reading this snow report from a chairlift (read: helicopter) and you're well on your way to getting out on the snow before the temps get the best of it. As for us...

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Snow Report

March is here and it's neige-ing in Les 3 Vallées! The centimeters of snow are adding up and, despite some low visibility higher up, the conditions are excellent. We can't believe how the season is flying by so fast. The Aosta Valley will see clear skies from Friday...

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Snow Report

Snow Report

The slopes have been bustling with holidaymakers during these few weeks of half-term, which means we've been working overtime to get you away from the crowds and into a helicopter. Today is gorgeous throughout France and Italy, and Saturday seems like the next...

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Snow Report

It can be uncommon for skiers and boarders to consider how much the weather can vary in France and Italy: these Alps may share a border, but they can have very different conditions at any given moment. Italy continues to experience some of the best snow conditions in...

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Snow Report

Snow Report

Today couldn't be better for heliskiing, and that's exactly what we're doing! We have a trip departing from Val d'Isère today heading for the clear and sunny skies and warm 12°C weather. The recent snowfall has left a fresh coating on the already near-perfect snowpack...

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Snow Report

If you're waking up with a grin on your face, it's probably because you're in the 3 Vallees! The area has about 15cm of fresh snow, but high winds resulted in many lifts--including the major Ariondaz lift in Courchevel 1650, the Saluire cablecar that usually gives...

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Snow Report

Snow Report

...and a little shout-out! Check out this pretty cool article on My-Courchevel about why heliskiing is so hot right now--because it's accessible, awe-inspiring, and always convenient with Val HeliSki. Contrary to weather predictions, today has turned out to be an...

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Val heliski press

We have received some fantastic press at Val Heliski and have had many articles written about us.  Click here to see for yourself.

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Splitboarding Course Shout Out

Val Heliski is offering two 5-day splitboarding courses this spring, both taught by James Stentiford, the "unquestionably most skilled and experienced backcountry snowboarder the UK has ever produced" (Ed Leigh). Boardsource.com describes the courses as a perfect...

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Snow Report: Bring Down the Pow!

Snow Report: Bring Down the Pow!

It's dumping snow in the Espace Killy as we speak, as witnessed from Tignes: Much to the delight of skiers and snowboarders throughout the Tarantaise, we've had several snow events this week that have boosted overall coverage and helped the snowpack. France is...

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Snow Report

Snow Report

Rumor has it that there might be snow in Les 3 Vallees this week! Temperatures are dropping, which means it should feel a little more like January and a little less like March in the Savoie region. We'll see if Mother Nature can come through as promised! It's...

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Heliskiing IS for you!

One of the common misconceptions about heliskiing is that it's an activity that requires a master level of ability. However, many of our clients are regular skiers and boarders who are eager and confident! Some off-piste instruction prior to your heliski day will help...

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