Nature is tough. The weather and snow conditions are far from improving. Everyone must accept the reality. HeliSkiSafari 2017 comes to an end with a road transfer back to Andermatt, where the group dissolves, optimistically hoping for better conditions in 2018!!!
The morning briefing is quite a disappointment. The weather and snow conditions offer no possibilities on skis. Fog, rain… The group takes a long walk to the Bürgenstock to contemplate the impressive views of the Lucerne lake. In the afternoon it was decided to transfer in the van to the following pre-scheduled overnight destination – […]
The 7:30 am morning briefing is encouraging. The weather conditions have improved. Blue skies are expected throughout the day. However the snow conditions remain uncertain as the rain may have damaged the snow to relatively high altitudes. At 9:00 am the helicopter picks up the group for another stunning flight up to boarder between the […]
7:30 am, the group meets for breakfast and the morning briefing. The weather and snow conditions are not optimal, to say the least. The cloud cover is thick, it rained much too high during the night and the previous day. It is still raining, on and off. The helicopter is grounded. The group takes the […]
Day 2 is a “down day”. The weather grounds to group in Andermatt. The heli can’t fly, and the rain at low altitudes is not motivating for a ski-tour. The group enjoys the sports and SPA amenities the hotel has to offer, and discovers the village of Andermatt. For dinner, Bini the guide takes the […]
7:30 am, the group meets for breakfast and the morning briefing. Once fully equipped in the impressive ski-room of the hotel, the group sets off on a 10-minute drive to a nearby village where the HeliSkiSafari helicopter and pilot are eagerly waiting. A stunning panoramic flight up to the Planürahutte (2940m) brings the group to […]
The second edition HeliSkiSafari is about to begin. The 2017 edition plans for a “loop” through the central part of the Nothern Alps. The start and end point of the adventure: Andermatt. At 5pm in the impressive bar of The Chedi Hotel Andermatt, the group of 8 passionate skiers gathers and meets with HeliSkiSafari mountain […]