WHAT A TYPICAL HELISKI DAY LOOKS LIKES FROM TIGNES:

Arrival into resort:

  • Check into Val Heliski  desk at ‘333 ski school’ located at  Immeuble Grand Tichot Val Claret, 73320. (must check in before 4pm on first Sunday of your holiday)
  • Sign a release of liability waiver – all members of your party must be present to sign the waiver
  • Final payment of your days heliskiing
  • Expert advice on weather conditions for your week giving you idea of your potential heli days and the best kit to wear
  • Opportunity to purchase  the following optional extras:

 

a.) Extra heli drops, guided days and tuition (depending on availability)

b.) Specialist off piste powder skis/boards

c.) ABS backpacks

d.) Val Heliski branded memory stick with edited Go pro footage of your heliski day

f.) Wax & edge of your skis/snowboard

g.) Lunch at our  Wilderness Yurt

 

Your heliski day:

AM:

  • 7.45am: Need to check into Val Heliski desk  at ‘333 ski school’ (15 minutes later if not requiring rentals)
  • 8.30am: Val Heliski VW Caravelle minibus will take you to the relevant heli port or La Rosière ski resort where you will meet your heli guide (depending on your package choice)
  • Kitting up, heli ski introduction with your guide, transceiver training and safety brief.
  • Assessment of groups ability on and off the piste with instruction on your technique
  • Number of Heli drops you booked including Savoyarde style picnic with wine between descents. (Link to page with area details)

PM:

  • Helicopter out of last descent back to France (to either our Yurt, our private helipad or your resort heliport) or ski/board back to France where our vehicle collects you
  • Optional late lunch at one of Val Heliski’s recommended restaurants or the Wilderness Yurt
  • Optional off piste skiing for the rest of the day in the local resort until 4pm
  • 4.30pm – 6pm: Apres ski party – Val HeliSki VW Caravelle minibus back to ‘Chalet Doudoune’ in Val d’Isere to watch video footage of your day on the big screen: (invite friends and family)
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