HELI-SKIING

Heli-Skiing was invented in 1965 by CMH founder, Hans Gmoser

Skiers dream about big mountains, fresh powder, no crowded lift lines, just long, free and joyous runs. CMH made this dream come true for skiers from all over the world. Guests from all over the world return to CMH for the world’s greatest skiing with well-educated and experienced mountain guides, skilled helicopter pilots and the high standard guest service that we offer in our lodges.

CMH offers Heli-Skiing from 12 lodges in British Columbia

We offer heli-skiing from our magnificent lodges: Adamants, Big Horn, Bobbie Burns, Bugaboos, Cariboos, Galena, Gothics, Kootenay, Monashees, Nomads, Revelstoke and Valemount. Our distinct ski areas in the remote mountains of British Columbia cover a terrain equivalent to the size of a third of Switzerland.

Skiing adventure for all ages in backcountry terrain

At the end of the day, our guests return to the lodge for after-ski snacks, a relaxing hot tub, sauna and a hearty meal prepared by world-class chefs and pastry specialists. The team at CMH is doing their best to create a relaxing family atmosphere and encourages everyone to feel at home in the lodge during their stay.

Skiing ability
  • You can ski any black runs in any ski resort
  • Fit enough to ski several consecutive days
  • Not a skier with advanced technique? That’s okay- but you should be able to keep up in a regular pace or chose our Powder Introduction Program.
What’s included in a CMH Heli-Skiing trip?
  • Guaranteed vertical meters of heli-skiing:
    8-Day program – 34,860 vertical meters (114,370 ft)
    7-Day program – 30,500 vertical meters (100,000 ft)
    6-Day program – 26,160 vertical meters (86,000 ft
    5-Day program – 21,780 vertical meters (71,000 ft)
    4-Day program – 17,500 vertical meters (57,000 ft)
    3-Day program – 11,500 vertical meters (43,000 ft)
  • All meals, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • All lodge accommodations and use of lodge facilities such as saunas, whirlpools, etc.
  • Fully escorted transportation to and from Calgary, Kelowna or Kamloops Airports on all trips (except Kootenay)
  • ACMG (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides), and/or IFMGA (International federation of Mountain Guides Association) certified mountain guides
  • Skis and poles. NOTE: CMH has a limited number of snowboards and therefore need to be booked in advance unless boarders bring their own (and preferable collapsible poles). Boots and protection equipment such as helmet are not provided.
  • Safety equipment (Transceiver, radio, shovel and probe. Avalanche Flotation Device can be booked in advance at an additional cost)

NOTICE: ALL SKIERS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN A CMH HELI-SKI WAIVER

CMH & Alpine Helicopters

We use twin-engine, 11-ski-passenger, jet-powered Bell 212. Bell 407 for groups of 4-5 skiers in our small hcp program and private week for 4-10 heli-skiers. Bell L3 are used as service helicopter for guest lunches in the mountain, for safety guides and special flights.

Our pilots are trained to fly in mountain environment. They give comprehensive safety instructions around the helicopter before our guests start skiing.

Ongoing maintenance is provided by an engineer based in each area. All helicopters are equipped with radios to ensure continuous communication between pilot, guides, the base lodge, other CMH areas, and outside resources. Alpine helicopters run total maintenance programs on all our helicopters on a regular base in Kelowna.

We would be glad to send you our heli-ski brochure and talk with you about heli-skiing in Canada, so give us a call at +46 (0)8 716 1190.

 

To see the price list, click here: PRICES

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