Heli Skiing & Cat Skiing

Picture this….Skiing and Snowboarding powder all day, no crowds, epic views and a choice of the coolest ways of getting to the top of a mountains….

For those looking for the ultimate skiing experiences available, Kicking Horse Powder Tours are partnered with the best Cat Skiing and Heli Skiing throughout the Powder Highway area.

We work with experienced, reputable operators and based on your time, budget and skill level, will ensure we match you with the right provider.

We can organise anything from single day cat skiing and heli skiing trips to multi day lodge experiences.

As a minimum you will need to be a good intermediate skier or boarder and reasonably fit.

 

Cat Skiing

Valhalla Powdercats

Revelstoke Cat Skiing, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, BC

For those looking for a single day Cat Skiing trip we are teamed with Revelestoke Cat Skiing at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, and K3 Cat Skiing near Revelstoke. About 1.5 hrs drive from Kicking Horse, both operators offer some great terrain.

K3 Cat Skiing

K3 Cat skiing operate in their own private area whilst Revelstoke Mountain Resort offers easy access Cat Skiing located within the domain of the resort – simple get the lift up to the meeting point to get on the Cat for the day.

Chatter Creek Cat Skiing

For a fantastic multi day Cat Skiing experience we offer lodge based trips with Chatter Creek. About 30 mins drive from Kicking Horse, trips are for a minimum of 2/3 days and can be booked as part of your Kicking Horse trip or as a stand alone holiday. Chatter Creek also offer Heli skiing as an add on option to their cat skiing trips.

White Grizzly Cat Skiing, Nr. Nelson BC

White Grizzly Cat Skiing offer a specialised service catering exclusively to small groups, offering safe and consistently challenging backcountry adventure in the pristine wilderness and majestic landscape of the Selkirk Range. With 15 years of operations, they are committed to offering caring, personal service, a warm family atmosphere, and an unparalleled serious powder vacation.

Their Lodge is cozy and rustic, and their snowcat has a heated luxury-passenger cab. The Team is experienced and friendly, and pride themselves on their attention to detail. They take care of everything, so you can focus on carving your best turns through the legendary fresh, deep powder.

Valhalla Cat Skiing, Nr Nelson BC

Offering Single and Multi day cat skiing trips Valhalla are well located, near to Nelson, deep in the heart of the legendary Selkirk Mountains.

Valhalla Powdercats have a tenure six times the size of Whistler and Blackcomb combined, offering seasoned skiers a hearty selection of high alpine bowls, steep, old-growth forests, and endless, untracked Kootenay powder all day long.

Fernie Wilderness Adventures – Fernie

Fernie Wilderness Adventures Snow Catskiing are nestled in a mountain range just south west of the Alpline Resort of Fernie known for its Legendary deep snow dumps & with over 5,000 acres with a variety of Ridges to begin your descents from, the guides have a vast variety of terrain to offer you from ridges & valleys’ to spectacular gladed meadows. With the elevation at over 7,150 ft / 2170 meters the conditions keep the snow falling from the Coast and dry powder perfect for skier and snowboarders to enjoy world renowned Canadian Rockies.

 

Heli Skiing

Heli-Skiing BC

Purcell Heli Skiing, Golden BC

Through our partnership with Purcell Heli Skiing, we offer single and multiple day heli-skiing out of Golden, allowing you to mix staying in accommodation in the Kicking Horse area with the experience of skiing some amazing heli ski terrain

Selkirk Tangiers Heliskiing, Revelstoke

Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing tenure borders both Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks and receives an average of 40-60 feet of snowfall per year.

With skiing in wide-open glaciers, high alpine bowls, and massive old growth forests, you will understand why their heli skiing territory is one of the most famous in the world. Their tenure has over 200 established runs with countless options for exploring this powder playground.

Eagle Pass Heli Skiing, Revlestoke

Eagle Pass Heliskiing operate in the heart of some of the best helicopter skiing in Canada with over 340,000 acres of wilderness at their disposal.

Their terrain offers a total spectrum of alpine bowls chutes and spines, tree line chutes, pillows and perfectly natural spaced trees and they boasts the accolade of giving you the highest guaranteed vertical feet of riding per day in the industry.

Eagle Pass only operate with small groups of 4 (instead of groups of 10 or 12) giving a completely different experience to big group riding, as it allows for more intricate lines to be ridden and no waiting for slower people.

Eagle pass offer both single & multi day package options.

Kingfisher Heliskiing , Vernon

Kicking Horse Powder Tours & pleased to also partner with Kingfisher Heliskiing.

Their heliski tenure in the Central Monashee Mountain Range is renowned for dry, deep powder snow and world-class tree skiing, has huge slopes of naturally well-spaced trees and majestic alpine & is the perfect playground for the ultimate heliskiing experience.

We offer single day helisking with Kingfisher as well as multi day packages, staying at & flying from the Fantastic Sparkiling Hills Resort Hotel & Spa in Vernon.

Great Canadian Heli Skiing, Golden, BC

For those looking for the ultimate, remote experience, we are partnered with Great Canadian Heli Skiing, offering bespoke, lodge based, heli-skiing trips.

These are for a min of 3 days and can be booked as part of your Kicking Horse trip or as a stand alone holiday.

“Great Canadian Heli-Skiing is one of a kind. As the leader in boutique heli-skiing since 1988, Great Canadian Heli-Skiing is the gold standard in personal safety and service. You can expect nothing less than small groups of four and unlimited vertical on all of Great Canadian Heli-Skiing’s holidays. Each heli-skiing vacation is designed around your schedule, with flexible start dates and trip lengths. The location is unbeatable, perfectly situated halfway between the ski towns of Golden and Revelstoke at the heart of British Columbia’s interior powder belt. Great Canadian Heli-Skiing will change your life.”

Greg, Great Canadian Heli Skiing

Their Lodge is cozy and rustic, and their snowcat has a heated luxury-passenger cab. The Team is experienced and friendly, and pride themselves on their attention to detail. They take care of everything, so you can focus on carving your best turns through the legendary fresh, deep powder.

Snowwater Heli skiing, Nelson BC

Offering Multi day Heli skiing trips, Snowwater Heli Skiing are located approx 20mins drive from Nelson. Small helis groups of 4 max and unlimited vertical guarantee you some amazing riding in their 150,000 acres of terrain.

Their mountain accommodation, Snowwater Lodge, is nestled high in the Selkirks at 5400ft in a 21-acre mountain oasis offering towering views of the Valhalla Range. Accessed only by helicopter, snowcat or snowmobile, it’s an exclusive retreat for just twelve guests at a time.

 

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