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Heliskiing on the Arlberg for freeride pros

Adventurous heliskiing in Lech Zürs

Landing on almost untouched ground by helicopter and leaving the first marks in fresh snow – what sounds like a Hollywood adventure becomes gripping reality in the cradle of alpine skiing. Heliskiing on the Arlberg is a different kind of enjoying freeriding fulfilment. This unique experience awaits you on two almost magical sites. The local ski schools bring you to the summit in no time.


Where helicopter skiing on the Arlberg is possible

Due to nature conservation there are very strict regulations for heliskiing in Austria. Lech Zürs features of only very few such sites in the entire country, inviting you to experience the finest powder and firn snow.



Heliskiing on the Mehlsack

The Schafberg in Zug invites good, experienced skiers to special rides in deep snow or in spring firn. Having arrived on 2,652 m, you ski pleasurably into the tributary valley Zug bei Lech via the routs in the direction of Älpele or to the Spullersee with its sunny slopes. Reaching the valley bottom the local junctions to Lech or the Zuger Bergbahn are an approximate 20-minute walk through the idyllic winter scenery.


Orgelscharte in Lech

Land on approx. 2,450 m below the Orgelscharte and ski into the Schneetäli. Your skiing skills need to be at least average in order to enjoy this downhill experience. Wonderful, sunny slopes await you until after Zug, displaying excellent firn show particularly in spring.

How to book heliskiing on the Arlberg

Downhill adventures with the helicopter – sounds like a dream than can be fulfilled easily. Three ski schools in Lech, Zürs and Oberlech offer helicopter tours in cooperation with Wucher-Helicopter – with experienced guides, optionally in small groups. Find more information about the most important ski schools in Lech Zürs here.

Fulfil your dream of heliskiing in Austria and enjoy your exciting winter holiday at Hotel Jagdhaus Monzabon. We’ll gladly accept your enquiry!


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