HeliskiGuides Sweden was founded by Stefan and Pia Palm in 1994 (the name at the time was Skidåkning & Berg.) Stefan is UIAGM/IFMGA certified mountainguide. He has a long experience in heliskiing and skitouring from different parts of the world. He has been guiding groups in Iran, Greenland, India, Chile, Japan, Iceland, Russia, Uzbekistan, New Zealand and Turkey - only to name a few.
Pia is internationally certified ski instructor, a certified massage therapist and yoga instructor RYT 250hrs. Now she is the pffce and doing all logisitics and managing all paperwork, so it might just be her answering your emails. If she is around when skiing with HSGS, do not hesitate to add a little bit of coaching in your spare time! She is spot on and can give the small hints that changing your skiing.
Don't hesitate to contact us for more information on skiing all over the world! All our contact info HERE!
We have a Travel Guarantee with Swedish Visita which covers all expenses for our customers and provide travel cover in several circumstances.
We are also compensating for our carbon emissions by buying CO2 certificates in order to stay climate neutral.
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All our guides in Lapland are UIAGM/IFMGA certified mountainguides and have a vast experience of heli-skiing worldwide. Our guides have a passion for skiing and travels around the heliskiing world with our clients. But they always come back for the spring season in Lapland, Sweden.
Anjan Truffer: Anjan grow up and still lives in Zermatt and also works as a leadguide at the Valemont lodge in Canada. One of CMH's private lodges. Anjan has come to guide in Sweden for many years, he is a great asset to orks also in Chile, Turkey and India. He is guiding skiing and climbing all over the world. Speaks: English, German, French and Spanish. With a Zermatt accent.
Dick Johansson: Dick runs Abisko Mountain Lodge in Abisko and has lived for the last 30 years in the area around Kiruna. He is a former police officer and now he works as a full-time mountainguide. Dick has worked with us almost since the start. Speaks Swedish, English.
Hiro Ishisaka: Hiro was born in Nagano, Japan and is now a UIAGM/IFMGA mountainguide based out of Sapporo. Hiro and I have worked together for the last 18 years world wide climbing and skiing Hiro was the first Japanese guide to come and ski Lapland/Sweden. Hiro is the guide that will take care of our Japanese clients. Speaks English and Japanese.
Xavier Cret: Xavier is from La Grave in France and was the first foreign guide to come and work with me in Sweden in 2004. He is now tliving in Albertville and is attached to the guidbureau of Courchevel, he likes to come and guide with us up north in the winter. He is passionated about skiing and snow textures. Speaks French, English.
Mattias Erlandsson: Mattias is swedish and passed his younger-adult years in St Anton. He is a IFMGA guide and operates mostly from Chamonix as a base but travels the world with clients too. In his sparetime? Climbing and good coffe. He speaks swedish, english and french.
Anders Swenson: Anders grew up at the swedish westcoast by the ocean so being on the water is his element. 15 years ago he and his famliy built a house in Valais, Switzerland. He works for the Verbier Guide Bureau, ISM climbing school and runs his own business as well. On his days off? Climbing, roadbiking with good coffe an maybe a glas of red wine. He speaks swedish, english and french.