Great Canadian Heliskiing entrance accessibly located on Trans Canada Highway
Our Drive-In Access

And that comes with a lot of benefits.  Accessing many heli-ski operations often means nearly a full day of logistics,…

Heliskiing deep powder snow
The Snowiest Place in Canada

In fact, the Powder Highway’s northern apex of Rogers Pass (on which Great Canadian Heli-Skiing sits) consistently receives the most reliably enormous snowfalls in all of…

Snowboarder heliskiing powder in alpine terrain
What is Unlimited Vertical?

With the technicality out of the way, at its heart, the word “vertical” is the foundation of the heli-ski adventure. Before heli-skiing was born, skiers had two options…

Why Heli-Skiing Makes for the Best Christmas Ever this Season

No matter how you like to spend the holidays, there’s no doubt that the unprecedented circumstances of 2020 mean that Christmas is likely to look a little… different…

What Is “Private Heli-Skiing”? Great Canadian’s 3 Unlimited Private Packages

These are a couple of the reasons Great Canadian Heli-Skiing pioneered the concept of boutique heliskiing. All of our groups are based on the promise of…

The Birthplace of Heli-Skiing

When the Austrian-born Gmoser immigrated to Canada in 1951 and eventually landed in Banff, he became part of the second generation of mountaineers that shaped the origin story…

4 skiiers stand at the top of a run in the sunshine
The Top 6 Benefits of Small Group Heli-Skiing

The Top 6 Benefits of Small Groups: 1. Enhanced Safety: With small group heli-skiing, there is only ever a maximum of 3 people between you and your guide.

Skiier in a yellow jacket skiing past snowy trees
10 Heli-Skiing Myths, Answered

Common Heli-Skiing Myths: 1. You have to jump out of a helicopter. False! Sorry to the James Bond wannabes, but you don’t get to  jump out of…

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