Highland Abkhazia is our main winter playground. Magnificent snow, moderate heights and a variety of terrain make this area one of the best for Heliskiing in the Caucasus! We usually land at an altitude of 2200-2700; takes off are at 1300-1800 meters. The average vertical drop on the program for one descent is about 800m. We use European helicopters SA 341 HT MK2 Gazelle and Alouette III SA-319.
Our programs are available any day from December 15, 2018. to April 15, 2019
This season we offer:
1. Abkhazia Classic – a time-tested one-day program 780 EUR / 4 descent; extra run / 135 EUR Skiing occurs in the “neighboring zone”. At our disposal we have stunning mountain ranges located to the west of Lake Ritsa (Telebashe, Ah-Ag, Arabica, Stone Treasure). It is a compactly located, but at the same time very diverse and saturated mountaineous area.
2. Safari – a one-day program for fans of diverse riding. From 1850 EUR / from 3 hours of flight time. The huge skiing zone stretches more than 100 km southeast of our base, down to the Kodori Gorge. We will discover new slopes and most of the times our tracks will be the first in history. Private helicopter Aluette III SA-319 and two guides per group, enhanced lunch, and most interesting descents in the Western Caucasus!
3. Five days heliski from Monday to Friday inclusive. 3350 EUR / 5 hours of flight time / 5 days stay in a 4 * hotel. A large skiing area, which includes mountains both to the west and to the east of the lake Ritsa (Tele-Bashe. Ah-Ag, Arabica, Stone treasure, Ancho, Acetuksky ridge, Bzypsky ridge). Accommodation in a 4 * hotel by the sea in Gagra. European service and Abkhazian hospitality!
4. Skitouring with heli access. The opportunity to quickly and beautifully be in an inaccessible mountainous area, face to face with the untouched nature of the Western Caucasus. 1 Heliski descent / 1 day of ski-touring with a guide / helicopter transfer / 430EUR.
If you are ready to rent the entire helicopter, we are ready to discuss the implementation of unique programs according to your wishes. This may be riding in new areas, a movie or photo shoot, a birthday party or a corporate event, etc.