Heliskiing is not just for the experts. Any reasonably fit and confident skier or snowboarder can experience the thrill of skiing and riding in the big mountains.

We have 4 roughly defined 'ability' levels. A good level of fitness, confidence, and a "go for it" attitude are all important.

Where do you fit in?

Level One Heliskier

  • Can confidently ride/ski Blue runs at a ski area.
  • May have no heliskiing experience.
  • May have no powder snow experience.

Level 2 Heliskier

  • Can confidently ride/ski Black runs at a ski area
  • May have no powder snow experience
  • Have some heliski experience in intermediate terrain.

Level 3 Heliskier

  • May not have heli-skied, but can ride/ski Double Black runs at a ski area in powder snow
  • Experienced heli-skier -  will ride/ski 5 to 10 (800 metre) runs per day

Level 4 Heliskier

  • Can ride/ski any terrain
  • Very experienced heli-skier. Will ride 10 or more (1,000 metre) runs per day