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Valdez Heli-Ski Guides
The Ultimate Heli-Ski Adventure
Heli-skiing Alaska with Valdez Heli-Ski Guides is unlike skiing anywhere else in the world. Heliskiing runs average 3-5,000 vertical feet. Low client-to-guide ratio (4:1) provides individualized attention to guide guests down the exciting peaks, long couloirs, and broad faces found only in the Chugach. All packages are all-inclusive, making your Alaska heli-skiing trip planning and travel easy.
Alaska Heli-Skiing Location: Valdez, AK
Airport for Travel: Valdez, AK
Terrain Description: Valdez Heli-Ski Guides caters to advanced to expert skiers and riders. If you enjoy dramatic powder ski runs and can safely ski or ride in control on the steep runs found at most ski areas, you will love your time with VHSG!
Standard Packages Offered: 7-Nights, 36 runs, Lodging, Meals and Equipment. 30 Runs Guaranteed.
Day Heliskiing: $1100 for 6 Runs.
Guest to Guide Ratio: Four to One
Price of Extra Vertical: $160/additional run.
Private Packages Offered: Yes.
Type of Helicopter: A-Star B2 Helicopters
Guests per Lift: 4
Lifts per Helicopter: Four groups of four.
Lodging and Dining Description: All-inclusive, first class lodging and dining in the Tsaina Lodge.
Year Founded: 1993
Travel from airport: Guests fly into the Valdez airport where VHSG picks them up and shuttles them 45 minutes up to the lodge on Thompson Pass.
Down Days: Average 1-2 down days a week due to weather.
Ski Options on Down Day: Cat skiing right from the lodge!
What is Unique / Why Us?: As the longest standing guided heli-ski operator in Alaska, VHSG remains one of the most respected heli-ski operations in North America. Celebrating 21 years in the Chugach, VHSG is lucky to have some of the most experienced guides and mountaineers in the business, and continues to provide some of the most exciting, steep heli-ski terrain in the world.