Heliskiing Bernese Oberland

Switzerland: Bernese Oberland

You don’t have to be a pro to experience the joy of heli skiing. Head to Bernese Oberland and find out what it’s all about!

About the operator

Swiss Helicopter - Switzerland's leading helicopter company

With some 40 modern helicopters at 14 locations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, we are always within your reach. Swiss Helicopter is synonymous with Swiss quality and precision, expert service and reliability, in all areas and to suit almost every budget. Our helicopters carry out scenic, VIP and taxi flights as well as cargo transport assignments every day.

This is the foundation on which the company has built up a loyal and widespread client network throughout Switzerland and beyond.

Take off with us!



How to book?

How does it work to book a heli package with LUEX?

Just answer the following questions and we will set you up for your perfect heli trip in the Alps:

  • How many days do you want to fly?
  • One or two flights per day?
  • Which hotel would you prefer?
  • How many days do you want to stay in the hotel?
  • Exact travel dates?
  • Meal plan: Half board or breakfast only?
  • How many people in the group?
  • Backcountry Riding Level: Complete Beginner - Intermediate - Expert?
  • Any extra services (eg airport transfer, mountain guides for freeriding, spa packages, ice climbing etc)
    • After you answered the questions above I will draft your personal package and set you up for our online booking channel. You can confirm and pay online. Very easy!
    • Also we can easily arrange extra services such as additional days for freeriding with mountain guides, ice climbing, airport transfers and more. Any services needed? Just let us know!



Additional information

Checklist for Heliskiing

  • Warm clothes
  • helmet
  • Caps
  • Google
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream
  • Ski, ski poles
  • Telescope poles for snowboarders
  • Climbing harness
  • Avalanche transceiver
  • Small backpack with warm drinks & chocolate bars

 


Heliskiing convenient for snowboarders

  • Sustenlimi
  • Petersgrat better than Ebenefluh
  • Rosenegg is a challenging descent for skiers & snowboarders. Only for powder experienced persons.



Take-off Points and Heliport

Gsteigwiler
Buchenstutz 136, CH-3814 Gsteigwiler-Interlaken

Männlichen

In Ski Resort Männlichen/Kleine Scheidegg. You have to buy a lift ticket to get to the peak. (2229 m altitude)

Schattenhalb
Geissholz 198a, CH-3860 Schattenhalb/Meiringen

 

 
Heliskiing fleet

Ecureuil AS 350B3
Single-engine multi-purpose helicopter and the holder of altitude world record of helicopters. At Swiss Helicopter we have 13 of this type helicopters.

  • Country of manufacture: France
  • First flight: 1998
  • Turbine: Arriel 2B
  • Power: 847 hp/632 kW
  • Empty weight: 1,280kg
  • Max. lifting capacity at sea level: 1200kg (1400kg)
  • Persons: 5 pax and 1 pilot
  • Kerosene consumption: Approx. 180 l/h
  • Max. flight duration: 2 h 50 min.
  • Range: 600 km
  • Max. speed: 287 km/h
  • Cruising speed: 225 km/h
  • Max. operating height: 7000m altitude
  • Rotor rotation speed: 390 r/min

 

Ecureuil AS 350B2
Single-engine multi-purpose helicopter. At Swiss Helicopter we have 1 of this type helicopters.

  • Country of manufacture: France
  • First flight: 1975
  • Turbine: Arriel 1D1
  • Power: 742hp
  • Empty weight: 1249kg
  • Max. lifting capacity at sea level: 1000kg
  • Persons: 5 pax and 1 pilot
  • Kerosene consumption: Approx. 160 l/h
  • Max. flight duration: 2 h 15 min.
  • Range: 660km
  • Max. speed: 287 km/h
  • Cruising speed: 220 km/h
  • Max. operating height: 6100m altitude


Lama SA 315B
Single-engine multi-purpose helicopter, the "workhorse". Swiss Helicopter has 4 of this type helicopters.

  • Country of manufacture: France
  • Erstflug: 1975
  • Turbine: Artouste III B
  • Power: 870 hp
  • Empty weight: 1100kg
  • Max. lifting capacity at sea level: 900kg
  • Persons: 4 pax and 1 pilot
  • Kerosene consumption: Approx. 200 l/h
  • Max. flight duration: 2 h 30 min.
  • Range: 425km
  • Max. speed: 210 km/h
  • Cruising speed: 170 km/h
  • Max. operating height: 7000 m altitude
  • Rotor rotation speed: 353 r / min.


Bell 206B Jet Ranger III
Single-engine multi-purpose helicopter, the proven one from the 1960s. Swiss Helicopter has 3 of this type of helicopters.

  • Country of manufacture: USA / Italy
  • First flight: 1974
  • Turbine: Allison 250-C20B
  • Power: 420 hp
  • Empty weight: 820kg
  • Max. lifting capacity at sea level: ca. 600 kg.
  • Persons: 4 pax and 1 pilot
  • Kerosene consumption: Approx. 100 l/h
  • Max. flight duration: 2 h 45 min.
  • Range: 500 km
  • Max. speed: 240 km/h
  • Cruising speed : 185 km/h
  • Max. operating height: 6000 m altitude
PP/Night from US$ 265