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Flexible Packages

TAKE A SNOW DAY, OR TWO TO SIX.

Your schedule is our schedule. We offer 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6-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 re-capture the spirit and feeling of adventure lacking from operations whose only goal was to get bigger.

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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 re-capture the spirit and feeling of adventure lacking from operations whose only goal was to get bigger.

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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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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO.

Find our location, learn what to bring and check our availability.

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Best Stories Ever

  • by Social Media
  • Wednesday July 26, 2017

Smokey Summers at Great Canadian Heli Skiing

Summer 2017 in British Columbia has proven to be filled with more smoke and haze than sunshine and rainbows.  This is because the province has seen a record breaking number of fires, and a provincial wide state of emergency was declared earlier this month.  Evacuations have been called in communities Williams Lake, 100 Mile House and Cache Creek to name a few.Luckily ,our town of Golden and Heather Mountain Lodge have seen no serious fire threat, and the smoke has cleared, but we did see some drama playing out in our area.  Our lodge and staff were a huge part of the firefighting effort. Last week, the lodge was used as a staging area for fire crews and helicopters to fight fires in Glacier National Park.  When a fire flared up across the valley from our lodge in early July, Social Media host Muzza was there to capture the smoky skies and water bombers. This fire posed no threat to us, but the views do show how dramatic these fires can be.  Happy to now have things back to normal and see the amazing response of the fire fighting efforts! BC FireFighters At Heather Mountain LodgeExecutive Chef Josh Gaudet and his team were kept busy last week feeding the crews that fought the fires. The crews said it was some of the best eating they've seen.Forest Fire Water BomberA small fire was quickly extinguished across the valley.  What a sight!Staging at Heather Mountain LodgeThe helipad looking a bit different these days.  Seeing those whirly birds reminds us of winter!Forest Fires British ColumbiaOur heartfelt thank you goes out to those fire crews spending their days and nights keeping us safe, and our condolences to those across the province whose lives have been forever changed by the fires.  We are looking forward to winter again when we can look at the snow capped mountains and the smoke has cleared, and hey, there may be some new burn runs to explore.