Big Terrain, Small Groups, Easy Access
Small group heliskiing and heliboarding, amazing terrain and convenient travel set Bella Coola apart. Each trip begins with a half-day afternoon, and ends with a half-day morning. This makes travel easy and is a great way to ease into the heliskiing. A maximum of 18 guests share a helicopter in groups of four or five. Lodging is at the Tweedsmuir Lodge, within the Tweedsmuir Provincial Park.
Bella Coola Valley is a short flight North of Vancouver, BC. The Tweedsmuir lodge is on the Eastern end of the Bella Coola Valley, offering the driest and lightest snow in the Coast Mountain Range of British Columbia.
BCHS is famous for high alpine terrain and long runs. Heliskiing and heliboarding includes glaciers, bowls and steep coloirs.
Standard Packages Offered:
3 to 7 day packages
All trips include bookends of two half days. BCHS will fly you up from Vancouver in the morning (your round trip flight is included in the price), feed you lunch, conduct your safety briefing, then take you heliskiing, right from the airport hangar. On your departure day; heliski your way back to the airport, land next to the plane, then fly back to Vancouver in the early afternoon.
3 Day includes 42,500 vertical , 4 possible skier days
4 Day includes 57,000 vertical , 4 possible skier days
5 Day includes 70,500 vertical , 4 possible skier days
7 Day includes 100,000 vertical, 8 possible skier days
Price of Extra Vertical:
$44/1000 vertical feet
Guests per Lift:
Lifts per Helicopter:
Type of Helicopter:
A Star B2
Lodging and Dining Description:
Guests stay in chalets. The lodge offers dining, guest office, game room and bar. The spa building houses the hot tub, massage rooms and exercise equipment.
Resort and Cat Skiing Options:
Cross Country skiing, fishing
Private Packages Offered:
Private packages allow one group of 4 or 5 to have exclusive use of the A-Star; or two groups can share it for a semi-private. The machine is billed by flight time, and the experience is customized to the group.
Down Days per Season:
Airport for Travel:
Pacific Coastal Airlines, South Terminal Vancouver Int. Airport. Fly to Bella Coola from Vancouver South Terminal. 1.25 hour flight. Heli ski your way to the lodge on the first day weather permiting. (45 min drive from Bella Coola Airport to Lodge)