Ability

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 1 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