CMH Kootenay Heli Skiing

CMH Kootenay is best suited for strong skiers with good stamina and for skiers looking for a more edgy experience.  CMH Kootenay gets TONS of snow.  It is also famous for tree skiing.  Small groups and shorter trips are offered, too.

CMH Kootenay Heli Skiing Location

In the town of Nakusp, Columbia Range, Southeast BC

CMH Heli Skiing Kootenay Terrain Description

Monashees/Selkirks. 70% tree skiing plus bowls and high alpine for variety. 720 sq miles (1155 sq. km) – 230 runs.  Drive to helicopter from hotel.  Famous for tons of deep powder and tree skiing.

CMH Kootenay Heli Skiing Standard Packages Offered

Excellent for short trips  due to easy access - 3/4/5/7 day trips available.  Steep Shotes and Pillow Drops Program; and Powder Max Program available – 3 groups of 5 with fast turn-around, also 3/4/5/7 days.

CMH Kootenay Additional Information

Guests per Lift:  4 groups of 10, OR 3 groups of 5
Lifts per Helicopter:  3 or 4 groups per helicopter
Type of Helicopter:Bell 212 OR Bell 407
Lodging and Dining Description:  Lodge at Arrow Lakes Hotel in Naksup.  The best feature is the outdoor hot springs!  All meals included.
Resort and Cat Skiing Options:  Panorama Resort and multiple Cat Skiing operators.
Airport for Travel:  Calgary or Spokane, WA. Spokane, then 4 hr. coach/drive OR Calgary then coach to lodge. 7 hours total.

What is Unique/Why CMH Heli Skiing Kootenay?

CMH Kootenay Heli Skiing is "no frills."   The modest lodging keeps the price down.  But the skiing is epic.  Many CMH Heli Skiing employees describe Kootenay as the best kept secret.  The tree skiing is amazing.  It's one of two CMH lodges to host Steep Shots & Pillow Drops.

CMH is the oldest and largest Canadian heliskiing operator with 41 years of accumulated experience.  Operating 11 lodges in southeast British Columbia.  Offering a variety of trips and programs means great variety and lots of options.