Greenland might be the utmost heli winter sports experience— treeless landscapes, sturdy raw elegance and also an ends-of-the-earth feeling that’s unlike anywhere else. Large glaciated optimals as well as unrevealed runs come down right into ice-filled arms. Traveling out over gleaming icebergs on your way to the hills, you’ll often find the indigenous Greenlandic people on their canine sleds going across the ice floes, searching seals or whales or muskox. Polar bears are prowling these ice floes as well.
“It’s the just heli ski location in the world where you need to ski with a weapon,” claims Matt Edwards, lead overview for Expedition Engineering, an outfitter that has actually been pioneering heli ski tours to East Greenland since 2015. “Polar bears are sometimes hanging around the pickup factors,” he discusses, however he’s never needed to utilize the Remington.30-06 rifle he skis with.
On down days when the helicopter can’t fly as a result of weather, which averages regarding once per week, neighborhood dogsled drivers from the neighboring village can be worked with to take the visitors out for a tour. It is a completely disorderly as well as adventurous experience, as the pets are thrilled and frequently combat with other pet dog teams.
The combination of sensational surroundings, frozen wild animals, Greenlandic society and also first-rate experience winter sports has actually made heli-skiing in Greenland a true bucket listing experience.
Greenland is open for travel for fully-vaccinated international visitors. Expedition Engineering’s 8-day East Greenland Heli Ski journey, consists of a helicopter flight from Kulusuk to Tasiilaq, holiday accommodation, meals, ACMG overviews as well as avalanche security devices. Price is EUR 8500 (marked down from EUR 10,500), days are March 11-18, 2022.