January – April; end of March - July
The type of ski and snowboard freeride. Heli-skiing is off-trail, downhill skiing or snowboarding that is accessed by a helicopter, as opposed to a ski lift.
Depending on the helicopter’s type it’s capacity may vary. The group is always accompanied by a professional guide, who knows all the specific of the area and slopes. It’s required to have experience and good technique in skiing/snowboarding along the virgin slopes of different types.
As safety first and there is a danger of falling into an avalanche each participant of the tour must have an avalanche transceivers or avalanche beacons , an avalanche probe, a shovel and other necessary equipment for quickly search of people in case of avalanche.
Winter schedule from January through April
Spring – Summer schedule from end of March through July
8:30 – take off from the landing site (depends on destination)
Alma Arasan gorge helicopter landing site of the Ministry of Emergency Situations
Medeu dam helicopter landing site
Duration of the flight is 2 hours which is equal to 4-5 descents
Eurocopter AS 350 B3_UP AS 001
AS 350 Ecureuil — multi-purpose helicopter, manufactured in France by Aerospatial (now Eurocopter France) on a base of multi-purpose helicopter AS 318 Alouette II. It’s a single-engine light utility helicopter adapted for flights in extreme conditions including high mountains area, hot climate and for cargo transportation.
Capacity – pilot +3 riders and guide.
Helicopter Mi-8МTV-1 is the following modification of Mi-8MT. It has the engines ТВ3-117ВМ, an improved characteristics of load capacity in mountains area and high temperatures of atmospheric air.
Capacity 12-14 riders + 2 guides and crew – 2 pilots and board engineer.