SKIING BY HELI-SKI ON THE PLACES OF THE 1st WORLD WAR.
Cortina d’Ampezzo is located in the places of the great war
the heart of the Venetian Dolomites, nestled in a wide valley, surrounded by high and beautiful mountains that entered in 2009 to become part of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage, unique with their rocks of a thousand shades of pink.
The use of the helicopter in the Dolomites is authorized only in some limited and well defined places. The Marmolada glacier at 3300 mt. offers the possibility to practice heli-ski, offering fantastic descents along its majestic glacier of fresh snow, covering over 1500 meters. Difference in height. It is however also possible to go down the perfectly beaten track of over 12 km.
The opinion of the technician
Starting point: Fiames heliport
Landing point: Cima Marmolada – Punta Rocca 3.250m
Return point: Fiames heliport
Difficulty: medium, good skiing level
Clothing and equipment: normal for skiing
These excursions are organized with an Alpine Guide or Ski Instructor
Starting point: heliport in Fiames
Landing point: the top of Marmolada i.e. Punta Rocca at 3250 m.
Flight back to heliport in Fiames
Skill: middle-high skiing level
Dress and equipment: usual
These trips are accompanied by and alpine guide or ski teacher.