Purcell Heli Skiing
PO Box 1530
438 Lafontaine Rd
Golden, BC V0A 1H0
(250) 344-5410 / (877) HELI-SKI
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About Purcell Heli Skiing
Skiing/boarding takes place on alpine glaciers and open slopes, as well as in the trees and gladed areas of the subalpine forest. We strive to meet our guests' needs and to provide the most exclusive, safest heli-skiing/boarding experience possible.
Our heli-ski area lies a few minutes flight away and covers over 2,000 square kms (772 square miles - west of Golden and North of the Bugaboos - in the Purcell Mountains. These mountains of Interior British Columbis are famouns for their reliable amounts of fresh snow and exceptional powder.
Wehave over 250 runs offering every conceivable type of terrain and exposure. Over the years, Purcell Heli-Skiing has explored and skied the mountain ranges of the Dogtooth, Mc Murdo, Spillimacheen, Bobbie Burns and Battle Range areas
CELEBRATING 35 YEARS!
Throughout the operation, you will find a friendly atmosphere and helpful staff to look after you. Our entire team has a passion for the mountains and we enjoy what we are doing! We would be delighted to share our experience with you, as our guest in the Purcell Mountains.
Purcell Heli Skiing Quick Facts
Guide Certifications & Experience
|All our guides are members of the association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG) and/or the International Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA/UIAGM). Training and professional certification obtained from these organizations guarantee a high degree of competence in mountain and ski guiding, avalanche forecasting, weather interpretation, as well as ski instruction.|
|For 38 years, Purcell Heli-Skiing has been taking guests to the pristine summits of the Purcell Mountains. We specialize in flexible daily or multi-day packages. From the first-time powder skier to the veteran looking for a small-group experience, our team can deliver your epic adventure. Competitive rates, champagne powder, personal service, vast terrain and convenient access all make Purcell your best choice. All guides are ACMG/UIAGM certified. Come ski with us – you’ll be glad you did!|
Ski Areas Nearby
|Kicking Horse Resort - approx 15kms (approx 20mins)
Lake Louise Resort - 80 kms (approx 1 hour) Banff - 137 kms (approx 2 hours)
Approx 2 hours from Revelstoke Resort
Approx 2 hours from Panorama Resort
|The full amount is due to confirm. Cancellation policy varies according to package type booked. Contact our office by phone or email for more details.|
Training & Instruction
|All guests must go through basic backcountry safety training on their first day of heli-skiing each year, this is part of the packages and happens in the morning before skiing.|
Packages & Pricing
|We offer daily 3 or 5 run packages, multi-day packages, private and custom packages.
3 RUN PACKAGE: The 3 run package costs C$770.00 plus 12% HST for a total of C$862.40 per person per day. This includes 3 runs of heli-skiing, professional ski guidng and powder instruction, safety equipment, packed lunch, apres ski platter and heli-ski/board pin.
5 RUN PACKAGE: The 5 run package costs C$920.00 plus 12% HST for a total of C$1,030.40 per person per day. This includes 5 runs of heli-skiing, professional ski guidng and powder instruction, safety equipment, packed lunch, apres ski platter and heli-ski/board pin.
MULTIDAY PACKAGES: You can choose any combination of 3 run or 5 run packages for as many days as you like and for which ever days you like during your holiday. Days do not have to be consecutive.
EXTRA RUNS: C$87.50 plus 12% HST for a total of C$98.00 per person per run. POWDER SKI RENTALS: included complimentary with any tour booked. Note: We do not rent boots, so you will need to bring those with you. No snowboard rental available.
EXCLUSIVE PACKAGES: Enjoy a heli-adventure at your own pace, with your own group. Flexible group size from 1 to 10, you will have your own private guides, ski 6 runs, and not be mixed with any other skiers.
|Now offering heli assisted ski touring packages, please contact us for more info.|
|There is a variety of great accommodations to choose from in the local area. Please contact us for more information.|
|Great choice of ski resorts in the area. Great back-country skiing. Lots of great activities in the area.|