Guides UIAGM/IFMGA – AEGM
They are from the region and some come from different alpine countries. They spend most of their season in the Val d ‘Aran or other heliski bases around the world. Some are also helicopter pilots or professional rescuers. All have the UIAGM / AEGM certificate.
Pilots and helicopters
The helicopters are Ecureuil B3 + from the Spanish company Habock Grup Aviation. They are the best helicopters in operations and benefits in mountain, have a capacity of 5 passengers, (4 riders +1 guide).
Its pilots are based in Vielha and they fly their mountains during all year long doing aerial works and other operations.
George ROBBI together with Eduardo GONZALEZ are our avalanche specialists. These mountain and skiing passionates have spent more than 45 years managing avalanche risk. Their job is to make the snow profiles and transmit the information that concerns stability. Participate in the daily elaboration of our own avalanche bulletin. Their collaboration with our team allows us to know last hour changes.
In case of accident and depending on the seriousness, we have a direct link with the GRAE Pòmpiers Val d’Aran, which allows the intervention of a rapid infrastructure thanks to the provision of our helicopter. Depending on the severity of the cases, we will proceed to the application of established protocols. The evacuation in the heliport can be done: by vehicle, to the Vielha hospital (5 minutes) or, by helicopter, to the Toulouse hospital (30 minutes flight).
Your day begins with a presentation of the activity and its security rules. After completing the administrative forms and carrying out a practice, the participants board the helicopter to carry out the activity.
We are located in the heliport of Vielha, in the town of Betren.
Our infrastructure is organized in provisional modules waiting for the new remodeling of the heliport. We have a room for security briefings and for changing room for our clients, a material storehouse and a customer service office. In our base you can breathe the pleasant atmosphere of a heliski operation.
We offer a wide range of accommodation, from the small boutique hotel to the luxurious 5 stars.
We work with the best hotels in the valley for more than ten years, do not hesitate to specify your preferences, we will be happy to book your accommodation. By any direction or question you can communicate with us via our contact page.