Join us for a heli Adventure!
For over 35 years, Purcell Heli-Skiing has been taking skiers and snowboarders to the pristine summits and snow fields of the Purcell Mountains. They specialize in flexible daily or multi-day packages tailored to your needs. From the first-time powder skier to the veteran looking for a small-group experience, their professional team can deliver your epic adventure. Competitive rates, champagne powder, personal service, vast terrain and convenient access all make Purcell your best choice. All guides are ACMG/UIAGM certified. Locally and family-owned. Come ski with us – you’ll be glad you did!
Our base is located at 438 Lafontaine Road, a few minutes East of Golden town centre, just off Highway 1. Only a 2.5 hour drive west of Calgary; 90 minutes west of Banff
We have over 250 runs offering every conceivable type of terrain and exposure. Skiing/boarding takes place on alpine glaciers and open slopes, as well as in the trees and gladed areas of the subalpine forest.
Standard Packages Offered:
Daily 3 run or 5 run packages. For multi-day packages we offer your choice package for any number of days. The 3 run package costs C$770.00 plus 12% HST for a total of C$862.40 per person per day. The 5 run package costs C$920.00 plus 12% HST for a total of C$1,030.40. Packages include your chosen number of runs, professional ski guiding standard powder ski and pole rental, safety equipment, packed lunch, apres ski platter and heli ski/board pin.
Price of Extra Vertical:
Extra runs cost C$87.50 plus 12% HST for a total of C$98.00. Some minimums are required.
Guests per Lift:
10 guests, 2 guides
Lifts per Helicopter:
up to 4 groups per helicopter
Type of Helicopter:
Lodging and Dining Description:
We are happy to recommend lodging and dining options from a great selection in our local area.
Resort and Cat Skiing Options:
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is our local resort. Lake Louise, Sunshine, Norquay, Panorama and Revelstoke are all within approximately 2 hours driving distance.
Private Packages Offered:
We offer private packages in an A-star helicopter that can seat 4 guests or semi-private packages in the larger machine that can seat up to 10 guests. Please inquire for pricing and more info.
Down Days per Season:
Varies each year, between 4 and 12
Airport for Travel:
International airport: Calgary.
What is Unique/Why Us?
As a small company we can offer a more personal service. We strive to meet our guests’ needs and to provide the most exclusive, safest heli-skiing/boarding experience possible. We are one of only a few operations that offer daily heli-skiing, which gives people more flexibility to fit heli-skiing into their holiday. We offer great skiing in an amazing area. Come join us for your unforgettable experience….. Ski with those who know how it should be done!