Based in the historic gold mining town of Stewart, Ripley Creek is Last Frontier’s other BC Heli Ski base. Expect long glacier runs and an experience more like Alaska than BC Heli Skiing!
Heli Ski BC Location :
Located 200 miles Northwest of Terrace, British Columbia in the historic gold mining town of Stewart, BC across the border from Hyder, Alaska.
Incredible long glacier runs and ample tree skiing. Heli Ski BC in the Northern Coastal Mountains and the Skeena Mountain Ranges.
Standard Packages Offered:
7, 5, 4 day tours – prices vary from $4,720 to $8,650
100,000 vertical feet for 7 days
72,000 vertical feet for 5 days
57,500 vertical feet for 4 days
Price of Extra Vertical:
CAD$ 39.25 per 1,000 vertical feet
Guests per Lift:
5 guests per 1 guide
Lifts per Helicopter:
Type of Helicopter:
A-Star B2 or Bell 407
BC Heli Ski Lodging and Dining Description:
The lodging is actually an old hotel. This is a historic mining town and has a real Alaskan feel. One of the buildings on property actually used to be a brothel.
Ripley Creek has the private use of a little restaurant across the street from the hotel – the Bitter Creek Café. Very homy and very casual. The food is great.
Resort and Cat Skiing Options:
No cat, no lift
Private Packages Offered:
5 or 7 day:
Single group of up to 4
Two groups of up to 10
Down Days per Season:
Average less than 1 per week
Airport for Travel:
Fly to Terrace, BC from Vancouver in the morning. Coach ride to the lodge is about 5 hours. You can also fly up the night before and stay in Terrace.
What is Unique/Why Us?
- Two BC Heli Ski bases
- Small group heliskiing – 3 groups of 5 guests
- Frontier experience, on the border with Alaska
- Lots of snow!
- Tree skiing and huge alpine terrain