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Three Days of Heli-Skiing in Europe

None 11 Photos Ultimate Heliski/Board Weekend
There’s no time to waste.

Seriously, none.

Because this is the Ultimate Heliski/Board Weekend, wherein a helicopter will deposit you among European mountains over the course of a particularly exhilarating three-day weekend, now booking for a February 6 departure. (See the slideshow.)

You’ll have about 60 hours. And this is how you’ll spend them.


6:59am: Already know how to ski.

7am: Catch a flight from Heathrow to Geneva.

9:45am: Meet the waiting helicopter. It’ll bring you straight to the Alps on the French/Italian border to begin a day of multiple drops.

2:30pm: More helicopter, but this time, you’re going to lunch. In France. Snack on local specialties like beef pavé and duck foie gras at the La Fruitiere restaurant.


9am: Ride the lift up to the summit of Val d’Isère for tree and bowl skiing and picturesque views of the Tignes Dam.

1pm: Après lunch, explore some technical off-piste slopes with an instructor and maybe a brandy-toting Saint Bernard as your guide. But definitely an instructor.

4:30pm: Grab a drink at Hôtel Le Brussel’s. You earned it.


9:30am: Squeeze in two more heli-drops and some lunch on the mountain before you take...

4pm: Right, a helicopter. This time it’s back to Geneva Airport.

So no jumping.


Ultimate Heliski/Board Weekend
via Val Heliski
Val d’Isère


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