Helicopters are still the preferred mode of uphill transport for those who have the opportunity. And, here in Chamonix, we have some great heliskiing options in our extended back yard. Despite not being able to take-off in France, Chamonix’s mountains share borders with Switzerland and Italy so, fear not, it’s very easy to arrange a day in a whirly bird. And it's no problem to ski down the French side of the fantastic peaks and glaciers in the area if that is what you fancy.
We have listed a couple of our favourite ‘drops’: