This Amazon Employee Delivers Packages on Skis

This is one mode of Amazon delivery you don’t see too often.

Meet Helmut ‘Heli’ Edelmaier. He’s not your typical Amazon delivery driver. Instead of fighting traffic to deliver goods, he straps on his skis and zips around the mountains in Austria to deliver packages. Because people in the small Austrian village of Tauplitz want access to Prime delivery, too!

And, Heli’s been doing this for the last 15 years.

Check out this video of Heli doing what he does best — brightening people’s days with his efficient on-ski delivery. From small villages connected by chairlifts and rural mountain chalets, Heli is the go-to delivery guy. When asked what he does in the summer, Heli simply replied he waits until it snows.

Maybe the best mode of transport yet?

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Heather Hendricks

Heather Hendricks is a writer at GearJunkie.

She’s been writing about snowboarding, women’s gear, travel, and mountain towns for more than 15 years. Prior to that, Heather worked at TransWorld SNOWboarding Magazine as a Contributing Editor and Special Projects Manager. She also worked as a Gear and Travel Editor at Teton Gravity Research. And she worked as an Online Editor of Snowboard Mag.

Based in Colorado, Heather likes to live by the seat of her pants, and is always up for a road trip or spontaneous adventure. She’s currently learning to fly fish, how-to-be a new dog mom, and is van-living and loving it.

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