Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing – Mike Wiegele Heli-Skiing Canada

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Description


Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing has been one of the leading BC heli skiing operators since 1970.  Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Village is a unique resort setting hosting hundreds of guests simultaneously in Blue River, BC Canada.  Heliskiing the Monashee and Cariboo ranges of Canada offers great variety and conditions.

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Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Location


Blue River, BC Canada.

Mike Wiegele Terrain Description


Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing is located in Blue River, BC.  Heli-Skiing Canada in the Monashee and Cariboo ranges.1.2 million acres of terrain including treed glades and high alpine glaciers.

Additional Information


Price of Extra Vertical:  No charge for extra vertical!
Guests per Lift:  Depends on the package/helicopter.  The deluxe package flies 10 guests and 2 guides with a rotation of 3 groups per helicopter
Lifts per Helicopter:  Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing offers each guest unlimited vertical.   Typically guests heliski/heliboard 8-10 runs (approximately 17,000 vertical feet) each day.   Snow conditions, weather, time of year, and group’s ability determine the number and type of runs.
Type of Helicopter:  The Bell 212 serves two guides and ten guests, the Bell 407 serves one guide and five guests.  The Eurocopter A-Star B2 provides service to one guide and four guests.
Cat Skiing Options:   Snowcat skiing and boarding.  3 or 4 day Snowcat skiing packages and Snowcat and heli-skiing combination packages are available.
Wiegele Private Heli-Skiing Canada Packages:  Private A-Star and Semi-Private A-star packages / Private Bell 407 and Semi-Private Bell 407 / Private Bell 212 and Semi-Private Bell 212 packages.
Down Days per Season:  About 5%.

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Standard Packages


3, 5 & 7-day packages.  Deluxe and Elite Packages include unlimited vertical.  Also private and semi private helicopter skiing packages.

Deluxe Packages are 3 groups of 10 guests.

Blue River Lodge Elite Packages are 2 groups of 9 per helicopter.

Albreda Lodge Elite Packages are 3 groups of 4 or 5 per helicopter.  7-Day only.

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Lodging and Dining Description


Blue River main lodge is 22,000-sq. ft.!  The lodge houses the Powdermax Dining Room, the Silver Buckle Lounge, Boutique, Games Room, and Fitness Center, Stretch Room, 7 massage rooms, whirlpool and changing rooms with showers and sauna.  Mike Wiegele Heli-Skiing offers a variety of accommodations including chalets and standard rooms.

Albreda Lodge is another, more luxurious and exclusive Wiegele helicopter skiing lodge, located 28 miles (45 km) north of Blue River.  Albreda Lodge accommodates up to 20 guests heli-skiing Canada.  The Albreda Lodge features are gourmet meals, its own ski shop and boutique, fitness room, steam room, hot tub, climbing wall and massage therapists.  All rooms have a telephone, wireless internet and TV.

Airport for Travel


2.5 hour shuttle bus north of Kamloops, BC Canada.   Air Canada offers non-stop daily flights from Vancouver, BC and Calgary, AB to Kamloops, BC Canada.

Got your own jet?  A 5,600-foot airstrip is located approximately 5 km from Blue River.

What is Unique / Why Wiegele Heli-Skiing Canada?


Location:  Blue River, BC Canada BC

Snow: 10 meters a year!

Size: 1.2 million acres offers the best alpine and tree skiing in the world

Safety: CSGA & CSIA certified guides.  Each group of ten is accompanied by two guides.  Wiegele offers an on-site medical clinic.

The Mike Wiegele Heli-Skiing Experience: Mike Wiegele pioneered Unlimited Vertical BC Helicopter Skiing– there is no additional charge for skiing.  2 guides per group of 10 in the Deluxe Package offering safety and security. All necessary equipment provided – skis/boards, transceivers, shovel packs.  Skiers are matched by ability and groups can be adjusted easily.

Hospitality & Service: Wiegele family owned and operated BC Heli Ski operator. First class accommodation, service and facilities.

Mike Wiegele Heli-Skiing Canada

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing is the second largest operator, and has been heli skiing Canada for decades.  There are two lodging options at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing – Blue River and Albreda.  Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing offers different lodging and heli-skiing Canada options that also vary throughout the season.  HELISKI.com can help you choose the best.

There are myriad choices. Email or call 866-HELISKI so we can get started putting together the best fit for your heliskiing Canada trip!
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