The heli skiing in Alaska is legendary, made famous by hundreds of extreme ski movies. Boasting a stable maritime snowpack their incredible, steep terrain is characterized by couloirs and 'spines' begging to be skied. Not for the faint hearted, Alaska is the ultimate steep heli skiing destination.
The Alaska ranges provide epic snowfall but the coastal weather system risks no fly days. However, our resort based hotel has snowcat back-up meaning guaranteed skiing every day.
Alaska is blessed with a maritime climate which makes the snow nice and stable - perfect for the steeps
Ski every day - whatever the weather - with our exclusive 1,000-acre snowcat area at our Girdwood base
Our Alaska heli ski locations are based in the Chugach and Tordrillo ranges which boast reliable, stable snowpack and incredible heli skiing terrain. And unlike some other operators we have exclusive use of our heli ski tensures so there's no chance of anybody stealing that perfect powder line. Choose from resort based flexible set up in Girdwood, semi-private boutique base in Seward or a remote lodge in Tordrillo.
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Famed for steep terrain, you can choose from a multitude of ski options from various different lodges and resorts:
For the ultimate in flexiblity, choose any number of days resort skiing and add heli skiing as the weather dictates. With snowcat options also available, this is a fantastic way to choose the number of days and programme that suits you and your ability.
Our classic trips 5 and 7 day Girdwood trips see you based at Alyeska Resort. On days the helicopter can’t fly, you’ll have the back-up of cat skiing or the resort meaning guests are skiing powder every day eliminating the risk of the maritime weather system. Running with a maximum of 4 skiers to a group, this gives the flexibility to explore Alaskan terrain as you wish either finding the big steeps or preferring gentler lines.
A remote lakeside lodge offers the ultimate in Alaskan luxury on their 7 day trips. Suitable for intermediate to expert skiers, your lodge base gives you plenty of local pursuits in the days the helicopter can't fly. Running with a maximum of 4 skiers to a group, this gives the flexibility to explore Alaskan terrain as you wish either finding the big steeps or preferring gentler lines.
Spend 5 days skiing and fishing by helicopter in the Alaskan wilderness. June deliver the finest corn snow for skiing but also hits the peak of the King Salmon run. With accompanying outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting and hiking, this trip is guaranteed to get those hearts racing. The Summer Solstice means you’ll be skiing under the midnight sun.
For the ultimate in luxury and flexibility, private trips cater for varying group sizes with higher guide-to-client ratios and custom options such as photography as extra. Suiting varying levels of experience, your group can choose between 1 or 2 days up to a 7 day trip.