The heliski area is on the East Coast in a region called Angmagssalik. The mountain ranges are between large fiords coming off the Greenland ice cap. The highest peaks in the region top 2000 meters but generally most of the mountains are around 1000 meters but rise immediately from the ocean. The fiords are mostly ice filled and the surrounding ocean is pack ice making the region only accessible by boat in the summer months after the ice breaks up.
The skiing is on the satellite islands formed as the ice has retreated, runs are between 800 meters and 1100 meters long. The terrain is spectacular, skiing down towards large ice bergs and picking up from each run on the waters edge is unique to this region. Usually we work our way back up the fiords or explore different islands and sometimes check out small Inuit Villages in the region.
Spring is the best time to visit these regions as there is more snow on the glaciers and the snow pack is usually well settled meaning less avalanche problems. This is especially important when we are skiing new regions along way from anywhere.