USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT THE REGION, WEATHER, HOTELS AND HELISKIING

DESCENTS IN THE LOMBARDY

Unknown areas with alpine terrain and tree trails are waiting to be discovered! Numerous runs in the finest powder snow – off the piste and conventional freeride offers – are part of our heliskiing offer in Livigno. In the border region between Italy and Switzerland we use about 120 km of pistes for our activities. The highest mountain station is located on the Pizzo Groppera (2948 m) and provides fantastic descents along with a beautiful mountain panorama. With the helicopter we reach downhill possibilities with up to 1000 vertical meters in the finest powder. Experience the Eastern Alps around Livigno with heliski under the best conditions!

LIVIGNO LOMBARDY – THE REGION

Livigno (1,816 m) is part of the duty-free region of northern Italy. The Lago di Livigno, which dams the river Spöl on the Italian-Swiss border, belongs to a special highlight of the region. The mountainous area around the Livigno Alps includes impressive peaks such as the Cima de’ Piazzi (3,439 m) or the Piz Paradisin (3,305 m). This area of the Eastern Alps offers excellent heliskiing and freeride potential. Livigno is popular for its winter sports. With local products such as cheese and sausage specialties, which are still produced today according to ancient tradition, the enjoyment is also guaranteed next to the slopes!

ACCOMMODATION

Away from the deep snow adventure awaits the appropriate relaxation. In the hotel with a view of the snowy landscape enjoy the cuisine of the Lombardy or use the wellness area – the recreation is always waiting for you. Outside of the hotel, it is worth having a closer look at the place. Livigno and its accommodations are specialized in winter holidays. Here you will find more information.

Weather IN LIVIGNO

Due to the special meteorological divide between northern and southern Alps, heavy snowfalls are always to be expected in winter. Perfect snow conditions are therefore to be found early in the season. Whether for heliski, freeride or ski tour: in Livigno we can ski and snowboard until May with the best powder and firn conditions. Due to the excellent conditions we can fly with our helicopters to the best heliski spots and always select excellent runs.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why Heliski in the Lombardy?

What is special about Heliski Livigno

Heliski tourism is still in its infancy in the region. At the same time, the size of the heliski area and the landscape speak for themselves. The seclusion, snow reliability and the never-ending potential of powder runs will satisfy every desire you may have.

What requirements does Heliskiing have? How skilled should I be at skiing or snowboarding?

Trust your skills

To participate in our skiing and heliskiing trips, you should bring some preconditions regarding the skiing skills. Many skiers and snowboarders are insecure, whether they are good enough to fulfill the requirements. Surely you should bring some experience in skiing or snowboarding to do heliskiing, but you do not need to be a pro to enjoy a nice heliski adventure. Thanks to today’s ski-technique with the wider and lighter ski and thanks to the varied, versatile and gently terrain, there a plenty of possibilities to heliski. You should consider that each trip individually places both physical and technical demands on the participants. You will find detailed information on this issue in the respective PDF of each event.

Your find more information to the topic –Requirements for heliskiing- here:  Voraussetzungen bei Heliski oder Heli Boarding

Why should I book with Heli Guides?

Good reason for Guidemonterosa S.R.L. and Heli-Guides

We are specialized in heliskiing, trust on our own helicopters, own guides and are familiar with the region. Therefore, we offer a maximum level of flexibility and individuality. Our destinations in the Alps are easy to reach and offer plenty of powder fun for individual travelers or small groups, an incredible variety of areas, unique accommodation and culinary highlights.

When is the best travel time for Heliskiing in Livigno?

The best time for Heliski Livigno

Livigno regularly gets snow from both north and south. From December to mid-March you usually find here the long-awaited powder snow. Until the beginning of May we can ski in Livigno, often with ideal firn conditions.

How safe is Heliskiing?

Safety first

The health and well-being of our customers has the utmost importance during our heliskiing and skiing trips. Our pilots have many years of experience. Your trip will always be accompanied and lead by a proved mountain guide or aspirant guide. Weather and snow conditions are permanently observed and analyzed. You will benefit from our know-how, our knowledge about the area and from a maximum of individuality and flexibility. Experienced, certified mountain and skiing IFMGA guides and aspirants choose the best descents – due to snow conditions and your skills. Our primary goal is your safety and maximum enjoyment.