Black Ops Valdez Alaska Heli-Skiing
Offering Unparalleled Alaska Heli Skiing Experiences! First Class Alaska Heli-Skiing with Deluxe Lodging and Dining at Robe Lake Lodge! All the best of Alaska Heli-Skiing, Alaska Snowcat Skiing, Sled-Skiing, and Snowmobile & Snowcat Tours.
Location: Keystone Village Heli Base at mile 16 Richardson Highway, Valdez Alaska;
Robe Lake Lodge at 5325 Lake View Drive, Valdez, Alaska 99686
Airport for Travel Valdez Airport (or fly to Anchorage then drive to Valdez)
Terrain Description Located in the middle of the eastern Chugach Mountains, the area is huge, with over 2,500 square miles of mountains and glaciated terrain. Receiving over 1000” of snow each year and a maritime snowpack, allowing mellow to extreme terrain to accommodate beginner to expert skiers, snowboarders and snowmobile/snowmachine riders.
Standard Heliskiing Packages Offered
# of days, prices, vertical guarantees
3 day package – $3975 (includes 3 Hobbs hours)
5 day package – $5525 (includes 4 Hobbs hours)
7 day package – $7075 (includes 5 Hobbs hours)
Single day heli, snowcat and snowmachine skiing available
Guest to Guide Ratio 4:1 heli; 6:1 snowcat
Price of Extra Vertical $1200 per Hobbs hour
Private Heliskiing Packages Offered
Single day Private Heli $8800 Single day Private Snowcat $1800
Full week Private Heli $71,750
Type of Helicopter Eurocopter A-Star B-Series 350
Guests per Lift 4
Lifts per Helicopter 4
Lodging and Dining Description
Overlooking Robe Lake, between Valdez and Thompson Pass, the lodge Robe Lake Lodge offers gourmet dinners featuring Alaskan style cuisine. Enjoy the hot tub or sauna cabin after the best day of skiing in your life.
Year Founded Black Ops Valdez 2011; Robe Lake Lodge 2009
Travel from airport Packages include ground transportation via shuttle bus from the Airport to the Robe Lake Lodge (6 Miles – 10 minutes), and daily from the lodge to our Keystone Village Heli Base (10 Miles – 15 minutes)
(include typical travel time)
Down Days per Season 5
Ski Options on Down Day? Snowcat skiing, snowmobile (sled) skiing, backcountry touring, cross-country skiing
What is Unique / Why Us? “Our heliskiing packages allow for the ultimate freedom, allowing you to help make decisions on how your heli time is spent. Whether it’s flying out deep for some un-ridden peaks, lapping the classic runs close to home, or finding some better weather, it’s up to you. We won’t make vertical foot or run guarantees. Bottom-line, you are paying for the helicopter, and with our Hobbs time program, you will always know where your money is spent. We also offer numerous down day activities including: Snowcat skiing, snowmobile (sled) skiing, backcountry touring, cross-country skiing, snowmobile tours, ice climbing, shooting, snowshoeing, boat tours, or fishing. With Black Ops Valdez, not only will you get a first class heli-skiing and heli-snowboarding experience, you will also get to stay in the finest lodging that Valdez has to offer. Built in 2008, our lodge boasts the newest and most luxurious accommodations in Valdez. A true Alaskan style log lodge overlooking Robe Lake complete with hot tub, sauna, high speed internet, satellite TV, and all the comforts of home. You will feel relaxed in our comfortable beds, lounging on the sofa, or soaking in the panoramic views. Heli-skiing clients will also enjoy gourmet dinners including steak and fresh local seafood prepared by our private chef. We also have a massage therapist who is available upon request.