Away from the crowd, Val Veny in Italy is a magical place with incredible views and pristine powder slopes.
An outstanding, exhilarating experience where you will zoom over mountain ranges in a chopper and get dropped on slopes only birds fly over. Ski or board kilometers of virgin off piste and marvel at the majestic empty mountains.
With such a wide range of itineraries, there are possibilities for intermediate to good skiers, from easy to hard. It is possible to start the day skiing spring snow on the south facing slopes, and finish the day powder skiing on the north facing side of the range. You have a choice of several routes to suit all levels from intermediate to experienced skiers.
A minibus will be arranged to leave Chamonix around 7.30 am for a 30 minute drive to Italy.
There are different itineraries, departing from Entreves and leaving from Lake Combal (1955m.):
From 2 to 4 non-glacier drops
1 glacier drop + 1 non-glacier drop
1 glacier drop + 2 non-glacier drops
2 glacier drops + 1 non glacier drop
Non glacier itineraries:
- Col des Pyramides (2873m)
- Mt. Fortin (2811m)
Itineraries on glacier areas:
- Aiguille des Glaciers (3706m)
- Aiguille de l’Aigle (3561m)
- Col de Tré la Tête (3660m)
- Col de la Scie (3626m)
- Col des Aiguilles grises (3810m)
FOR WHO - LEVEL
For good skiers and snowboarders with off piste experience.
It is compulsory to know how to control your speed and your turns in all snow conditions.
Don’t forget to bring:
• full basic ski equipment
• suitable clothing for cold and wind
• backpack with food and drinks (recommended to bring a backpack suitable for carrying skis)
• telescopic poles for snowboarders
• Valid ski pass (Courmayeur ou Mont Blanc Unlimited)
The guide will provide the safety equipment (transceivers, harness …)
You can also bring your own equipment.
Possibility to hire an Airbag on site (to be request upon reservation)
*Participants: Maximum of 4 people per helicopter (in addition to the guide and pilot)
*Period: January until mid may (according to snow conditions)
It is possible to mix skiers and snowboarders.
Optional lunch to be arranged at the time of booking (picnic or restaurant).
It is compulsory to have a Courmayeur ski pass or a Mont Blanc Unlimited pass.
Price starts at 440 € for two non-glaciers drops and with 4 people sharing the helicopter.
The price includes: the transfer from/to Chamonix and the toll to cross the Mont Blanc tunnel, the services of the private guide for the day, the safety equipment needed (transceiver and harness) and the helicopter drops. The Italian national tax of 10 € per landing is offered to you.
The price does not include the cost associated with lunch and ski pass.