Heliski

Dedicated to those who are looking for a challenge.

Heliski on the Matterhorn

Cervinia, Breuil, Valtournenche, Zermatt

Skiing using only a helicopter to get you to the top!

An unforgettable experience in pristine snow conditions.

Cervinia is without a doubt one of the best heli-ski places in the world.

From 1500 meters  of the Valtournenche,  3600 meters Plateau Rosa, to 4600meters Monte Rosa, there is every vertical untouched slopes you could dream .

Heli ski is only done accompanied by  a certified Cervinia Alpine guide  and in total safety.   This wonderful experience is suggested for the more accomplished  physically fit skiers.

Here is a list of just some of the adventures you may want to try, depending on snow and weather conditions.

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Eliski sul Cervino

Roisette › 3.300 mt.


Departure: from Breuil Cervinia 


Difficulty: medium


Exposure: Southern facing


Panorama: Monte Rosa – Valtournenche – Val d’Ayas


From this peak, situated between Valtournenche and Valle d’Ayas, a magnificent view is offered over the Mt Rosa mass. Landing just under the peak (3,300 m) and after the first few curves on a difficult slope, it becomes a fast-running descent arriving in the beautiful basin of Cheneil (2,100 m), where time seems to have stopped.

In this area, it will be possible to taste the local aosta valley cuisine. Also, when snow conditions permit, it is possible to ski down to Maën (1,300 m), zig-zagging through the pines and old villages. Return to Cervinia by mini-bus.

Château des Dames › 3.200 mt.


Departure: from Breuil Cervinia – Colle di Vofrède

Difficulty: Medium


Exposure: Northern facing


Panorama: Cervino – Breuil basin


Thanks to the almost completely northern facing exposure, this descent is characterised by consistent powder cover. A classic descent but also one of the best, it is particularly appreciated by snowboarders.

Landing at the Vofrède pass (3,200 m), it offers various possibilities, including of a difficult level. After the last canal admire the great Cervino then continue on to the trout lake (1,900 m).

Colle del Breuil › 3.300 mt.


Departurefrom Breuil Cervinia


Difficulty: Medium



Exposure: Southern facing


Panorama: Cervino – Breuil basin


Itinerary: via Refuge Oriondé, Cherillon and Montabel glaciers

Landing at the foot of Mt Cervino (3,300 m) and after having crossed a few gorges, arrival at the Refuge Oriondé. From here skis run fast over the glaciers of Cherillon and Montabel, and then down to the cross country skiing track in Cervinia (2,000 m).

The southern exposure quickly transforms the snow into spring conditions making it an ideal descent for the less experienced powder snow skier.

Porta Nera › 3.750 mt.


Departure: from Breuil Cervinia – Polluce Roccia Nera

Difficulty: Hard


Exposure: Northern facing


Panorama: Alps

Itinerary: Furri Zermatt 1,850 m via Schwarzergletscher and Gornergletscher


A magnificent descent on the Mt Rosa mass. Landing between Roccia Nera and Pollux (3,750 m) the descent is along the glacier Schwarzegletscher until it joins with the largest Mt Rosa glacier, the Gornergletscher.

The completely northern facing exposure means the snow remains powdery also in spring and it is truly fantastic. Curve after curve crossing near ice crevices that nature has transformed over time into wonderful sculptures. Arriving at Furi (1,850 m) in Switzerland, you can taste the specialty of Zermatt, Rösti”. Return to Cervinia via the lifts, with the possibility to visit the ice sculptures in the ice caves at the exit of the Piccolo Cervino lift.

Monte Rosa › 4.300 mt.


Departure: from Breuil Cervinia – Colle del Lys

Difficulty: Medium

Exposure: North-eastern facing


Panorama: 360° Alps

Itinerary: Colle del Lys, Furi Zermatt via Schwarzergletscher and Gornergletcher


Highest heli-skiing in Europe! Landing at the Lys pass (4,300 m) just under the Refuge Capanna Margherita, where the sensation is of being able to touch the sky. Descent along the glacier Grenzgletscher to where it meets with the largest Mt Rosa glacier, the Gornergletscher.

At the end of this panoramic descent, of north-western exposure, you reach a plain and pass through an enchanting ice canyon where the blue of tiny lakes seem to blend with the sky. Continuing on to Furri (1,850 m) where a Swiss cheese “fondue” or “raclette” awaits. Return to Cervinia via the lifts, with the possibility to visit the ice caves, the highest in the world (3,883 m) at the exit of the Piccolo Cervino lift.

Verra Glacier › 3.850 mt.


Departure: from Breuil Cervinia – Col di Verra

Difficulty: Medium


Exposure: Southern facing


Panorama: Polluce – Castore – Mt Rosa


Itinerary: Verra plain via Refuges Lambronecca and Mezzalama, Verra glacier

Landing on the Mt Rosa mass between the famous twins: Polluce (4,091 m) and Castore (4,228 m). After admiring the panorama the fantastic descent starts along the Verra glacier, passing by both the Refuge Lambronecca and the historic Refuge Mezzalama, continuing on to the blue lake and finishing this enthusiastic, long descent, with southern exposure, between the trees of the Verra plain (2,500 m).

From here it is possible to call the helicopter to re-experience another emotional descent choosing from the Roisette, the Porta Nera or Mt Rosa…or descent to Champoluc (1,700 m), return to Cervinia in mini-bus.

Dome de Tsan › 3.350 mt.


Departure: from Breuil Cervinia


Difficulty: Hard

Exposure: Southern facing


Panorama: Cervino and Breuil basin

Itinerary: Lake Cignana 2,100 m, via glaciers “de tsan” and “de Roisette”



Landing on the glacier “de Tsan” (3,350 m) then continuing onto the glacier “Roisette”. This wild descent is characterised by narrow canals and wide valleys, particularly suited to the outrageous snowboarder. Arriving at the Lake Cignana (2,100 m) where the helicopter picks up and continues on to “Château des Dames” or “la Roisette”.

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Video: Cervinia Valtournenche under the snow

  We thought to share with you a nice video of shot around the Cervino Ski Area, filmed after january's heavy snowfalls by Alex Graziana and Patrick Follin, photographers and videomakers from Valtournenche. You can find them on www.facebook.com/alexpapuphoto/

Saint Hubertus is awarded Italy’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel 2017

Saint Hubertus Resort has been awarded as Italy’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel 2017 during Word Ski Awards 2017 gala dinner and ceremony in Kitzbühel, Austria. Our Resort was chosen over a shortlist of highest level nominees, which comprised some of the best hotels and resorts of all the Alps.

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