Why Kamchatka is one of the best heliski destination in the world? During a Kamchatka heliski trip, it is possible to ski inside an active volcano and pass through its fumaroles. As well as being dropped off on the ridge with a mountainous landscape on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other and ski down until a beach where the helicopter awaits you. From April, it is common to see some of the famous brown bears of Kamchatka! Kamchatka is a volcanic peninsula located in the far east of Russia in front of the Pacific Ocean. Its population of 330,000 inhabitants concentrates within the three cities of the peninsula. The territory covers an area of 270 000 square kilometers, as much as Italy, which leaves huge spaces for a wild Kamchatka untouched nature. The Mountains and volcanoes of this part of the world have shown to be a perfect playground in the practice of heliskiing. Slopes are diverse and will satisfy all types of skiers. To get the most out of your experience, it is highly recommended to be at ease with all types of snow (especially powder snow) and on various terrains. Skiing in Kamchatka means skiing in a rude but majestic environment. Kamchatka active volcanoes Skiing on this terrain will make you feel something unique and precious: peacefulness and a powerful sense of freedom. Kamchatka is home to a fully preserved wilderness as far as your eyes can see. It is a mix of intense elements, an astonishing universe where you leave your print, during the time of a ski descent. There, you feel really small but overall really alive! The Kamchatka Heliski experience by OriginAlps OriginAlps offers all-inclusive Kamchatka heliski trips from Petropavlovsk airport. A unique adventure that will stay engraved in your memories. As soon as you land at the airport, a helicopter transfer will bring you to the lodge located in total wilderness. This new lodge is open from 2019 and hosts only one group of 10 to 12 people per week with 3 guides. Masha, the lodge manager and her team will assist and care for you during your stay to deliver an unforgettable experience. You may relax and enjoy the pool with natural hot springs water, sauna and massage room while the Chef prepares Kamchatka delicacies for your delight. Or maybe you would prefer to have a dive bath into the hot springs nearby the lodge. Different types of rooms are available from Standard, Deluxe to Master Suite. Throughout the week, a helicopter will be at your disposal, ready under your balcony to take you heliskiing in this awesome playground. MI-8 helicopter and the team ready to take off for a new run… OriginAlps’ Lodge in Kamchatka “Masha and her team hosted me in an amazing lodge located at a 30 minutes flight by helicopter from the airport and at 2 hours ride in snowmobile from the first road! A place cut off from the world where you can enjoy wonderful and high end facilities. It’s the ideal starting point for heliskiing session. The change of scenery is absolute! » Luighi, OriginAlps Co-founder. When is the best time to ski in Kamchatka ? From mid March to mid May. This is the best period for heliskiing based on snow condition and to have more stable weather conditions in Kamchatka. Skiing next to the Pacific ocean Watch the movie of the Kamchatka Heliski experience by OriginAlps and get more information about the Kamchatka heliski trip by filling the contact form below to receive your brochure at home !