Originally Posted by SpikeDog
Watch out for the heli skiing deal. Seems pretty cheap, but you climb to the top and get helicoptered from the bottom back to the base area. They've got it bass-ackwards over there.
Well, heli-SKIING is illegal in France. You can use helicopters to ferry you around, but not to get up a mountain to ski. So VdI guides hire helicopters if they ski into the "Fourth Valley" (Bonneval) to get back up, since there is no road or lift connection. Actually, I'm with the French there.