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Flexible Packages

TAKE A SNOW DAY, OR TWO TO TEN.

Your schedule is our schedule. We offer 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10-day packages that start on every day of the week to make it easier for you to join us.

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YOUR EXPERIENCE

IF OUR GROUPS WERE ANY SMALLER, YOU'D BE FLYING THE HELICOPTER.

Great Canadian Heli-skiing was born in 1988 when a guide and few heli-skiing guests wanted to recapture the spirit of adventure by pioneering small groups.

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OUR STORIES

BETTER, NOT BIGGER.

Great Canadian Heli-skiing was born in 1988 when a guide and few heli-skiing guests wanted to recapture the spirit of adventure by pioneering small groups.

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Conditions + Terrain

YOU DIDN’T PAY TO GO HELI-SIT-IN-THE-LODGE-ING.

The Purcell and Selkirk ranges are our playground and they offer every type of skiing imaginable; pillows, glades, and wide-open powder fields.

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Best Stories Ever

  • by Social Media
  • Sunday December 23, 2012

Guides Training Behind the Scenes

[caption id="attachment_1468" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Your chariot awaits![/caption] Clouds hang low in the sky and dump snow on an already saturated landscape.  Heli One is brushed off, the back seats removed, and sits open and waiting on the pad in front of the Guides Cabin.  Now why would we do such a thing when there's epic powder to be slain?  On the small plaque outside the Guides Cabin door there reads the words "Service and Safety Since 1988."  Part of preparing for the upcoming season is practicing the hard skills of rescue and recovery.  In the early season we purposefully schedule non-skiing days to practice and hone our skills so that you can be confidant in our abilities to keep you safe as you adventure in the mountains with us.[caption id="attachment_1463" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lady guides have the most fun![/caption]Practicing patience and good humour is as important as any other wilderness travel skill.  The female guides who work for Great Canadian Heli-Skiing add not only good looks to the operation, but share a sense of humour that makes every day full of smiles.[caption id="attachment_1460" align="aligncenter" width="831"] Who says first aid training is boring? Not Sue![/caption]Things are so good this year that even the lead guides are smiling.  You know that something magical is in the air when standing around outside in the snow (without skis on) can produce laughter from everyone around.  The Great Canadian Heli-Ski family is definitely the place to be![caption id="attachment_1469" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Even lead guides crack a smile now and then![/caption]With early season nearly over and the REAL season about to begin, you can feel confidant in the skills and experience our guides have and continue to build on daily.  Time in the mountains is time well spent.  But with good friends it's even better.[caption id="attachment_1466" align="aligncenter" width="682"] The Guides Cabin is the hub of information, communication, and planning for guides, dispatch and pilots. Though serious at times, familiar faces often gather here and laughter is never far behind.[/caption]