Tweedsmuir Park Lodge Bella Coola Heli Skiing Canada
Cariboos CMH,World renowned skiing and “backcountry heli-ski experience”.Cozy historic lodge, legendary heli-skiing. Great access to both glaciers and trees. Caters to all levels of skiers. Recommended for 7-day trips. Heli-access to lodge. Consistently high levels of snowfall ensures the Cariboos enjoy prime eli-kiing conditions until very late in the season.
Bella Coola Heli Skiing Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
Big Terrain, Small Groups, Easy Access.
Tweedsmuir Park Lodge Bella Coola Heli Skiing.
Bella Coola Heli Skiing Tweedsmuir Park Lodge Description
Bella Coola Heli Skiing and Heliboarding in small groups in BC. Amazing terrain and convenient travel set Bella Coola Heli Skiing 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 heli skiing. A maximum of 18 guests share a helicopter in groups of four or five. The Tweedsmuir Lodge is set within the Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, BC. Bella Coola Heli Skiing rates include air fare from Vancouver.
Bella Coola Heli Skiing Canada has some great advantages. The trips are designed to so that guests heliski a half day on each end. Guests arrive in Vancouver the night before the trip begins. In the morning, guests fly to Bella Coola (the flight is included in the price), go through safety training, eat lunch and go heliskiing! On the final day, guests heliski Canada in the morning and fly back to Vancouver in the afternoon.
Bella Coola Heli Skiing Location
Central Coast of British Columbia. 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.
Bella Coola Heli Skiing Terrain Description
Bella Coola Heli Skiing Canada is famous for high alpine terrain and long runs. Heli skiing and heli boarding includes glaciers, bowls and steep coloirs. The terrain is a big part of what makes Bella Coola Heli Skiing great. Some liken the mountains to the Alps, featuring extreme peaks and lots of steep. They offer a Steep Skiing Challenge, for expert heliskiers only.
Bella Coola Heli Skiing Standard Packages Offered
Small Group Vertical, Single Group Private, Two Group Private Programs
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.
Bella Coola Heli Skiing offers two other programs as well.
Price of Extra Vertical: $69 per 1000 ft / 305 m
Guests per Lift:
2 groups of 4 guests + 1 guide per group in Small Group Vertical programs
2 groups of 4 guests + 1 guide per group in Two Group Private programs
1 group of up to 4 guests + 1 guide in Single Group Private programs
Lifts per Helicopter: 1 or 2
Type of Helicopter: A Star B2
Bella Coola Heli Skiing Lodging and Dining Description
Set on 60 acres of private property in The Great Bear Rainforest, Tweedsmuir Park Lodge can host a maximum of 20 guests per week. Guests stay in beautiful timber-frame chalets with the helicopters landing on the central lawn in front of the accommodation. Most chalets feature a queen bed on the ground level and a double bed in the loft. Two of the chalets feature king beds. All chalets feature a gas fireplace, independent thermostat, and three piece en-suite bathroom.
The main lodge building has a sophisticated restaurant and lounge with a large central stone fireplace and a well stocked wine cellar. The spa facilities features a gym, sauna, and a large outdoor hot tub with amazing views, perfect for relaxing after a big day in the mountains! The property borders the pristine Atnarko River, where guests can fly-fish when they are not skiing.
Resort and Cat Skiing BC 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: 15
Down Days per Season: 15
Direct flight from Vancouver International Airport South Terminal to Bella Coola (primary) or Anahim Lake Airport (secondary)
Pacific Coastal Airlines, South Terminal Vancouver Int. Airport. Fly to Bella Coola from Vancouver South Terminal. 1.25 hour flight. Heli skiing your way to the lodge on the first-day weather permitting. (45 min drive from Bella Coola Airport to Lodge)
What is Unique/Why Us?
2.5 million acres of amazing terrain (10,700 sq/km), Skiable area stretches from the scenic fjords of Bella Coola, all the way to stunning Mt Waddington, the highest peak in BC.