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Discover some of the most remote areas of the Alps on a heli skiing tour leaving from La Plagne. An unforgettable experience, heli skiing allows intermediate and advanced skiers with the opportunity to explore otherwise unreachable areas of the mountains. Experience the beauty of the Alps from above with descents of up to 2,500 meters and routes which last for as long as an hour and a half, off-piste skiing in the most remote parts of the mountain range is a truly unique and incredible experience.
Heli skiing is a great activity for groups of friends to take part in together. Generally, each helicopter has the capacity for four skiers but there is no limit to the number of participants on the tour as long as there are sufficient guides to lead you down the routes. All extra equipment needed, including shovels, as well as an in depth safety briefing, will be provided by your guide before the tour sets off.
Contrary to common belief, you don’t have to be an expert skier to take on the backcountry slopes. Open to skiers of an intermediate level and above, heli-skiing is accessible for everyone who can ski down red and black runs and are familiar with skiing in deeper powder. Take to the skies and experience the magic of this area for yourself alongside your friends and family.
With over 32 dropzones in the mountains around La Plagne and a magnitude of different routes, there are trails to suit varying levels of skiers and snowboarders. The experienced tour guides will tailor the day dependent on your ability and strengths to ensure your heli skiing tour from La Plagne is as enjoyable as possible. Heli skiing tours are weather dependent so bear this in mind when booking your tour.
If your heli skiing tour leaves you wanting more, fear not as La Plagne has some of the best off piste skiing in the French Alps. With steep descents overlooking incredible scenery, off piste skiing in the area is superb. Make sure you explore the area with an experienced guide as the routes can be prone to avalanches. For more information on off piste skiing in La Plagne take a read of our off piste page here.