Experiencing the joy of heli skiing has never been so easy! The Powder Excursion is a single day option that is ideal for people who want to try the sport for the first time. A relaxed pace to the day allows you to discover just how fantastic heli skiing really is.
On the evening before your heli day, stop by the Retail Shop (lower level of Hillcrest Hotel) before 6:30pm to be ahead of the game! Register, fill out a waiver, and select skis or a snowboard to use. If you’re unable to make it the night before, please arrive at 7:30am on the morning of your ski day to get organized.
How your Heli Day will unfold:
7:30 am Registration: Register with a Day Heli Agent in the retail shop. If using our rental skis, bring one ski boot so our ski technicians can adjust the bindings.
7:30-8:15 am Breakfast: Enjoy your full buffet breakfast in the Dining Room on the main floor of the hotel. Please check in with the host(ess) before sitting down.
8:15 am Avalanche Airbag rentals: (Optional) Guests wishing to rent an avalanche airbag packpack ($34/ day)
8:30 am Meet your: Your guide will meet you in the retail shop for safety pack and avalanche tranceiver distribution. Be ready to ski with your ski/ board boots on. Ski techs will have your rental skis/ boards will ready be in the racks outside beside the vans.
8:45 am Safety training: Your guide will lead you through a backcountry safety briefing before meeting the helicopter for an orientation of the machine. Once the training is complete your group will either load the helicopter directly or you will be transported by van to a staging area for pickup.
10:00 am Heli Skiing: Lift for first runs. Break up the ski day with a delicious lunch in the mountains. Continue skiing until your package is complete.
3:00 -4:00 pm Après-ski - Return to Coast Hillcrest Resort for check-out at the retail shop followed by gourmet snacks and beverages.
Main Base is the Coast Hillcrest Hotel, located just off the Trans Canada Highway, 7 kilometers east of the main turnoff into Revelstoke.
You can book this activity at the following times:
No limit on guests number
|Adult (aged 19 – 64)||$905.00 CAD|
|Adult (aged 19 – 64)||$1,035.00 CAD|