Heliski Ability

Not just for experts

WE WORK ON 4 BROAD 'ABILITY' LEVELS. WHERE DO YOU FIT IN?

Any reasonably fit and confident skier or snowboarder can experience the thrill of skiing and riding in the big mountains.

A good level of fitness, confidence, and a "go for it" attitude are all important. We will ask for your Ability Level when booking.

Level 1

  • Confidently ride/ski Blue runs at a ski area

  • May have no heliskiing experience

  • May have no powder snow experience

Level 2

  • Confidently ride/ski Black runs at a ski area

  • May have no powder snow experience

  • May have some heliski experience in intermediate terrain

Level 3

  • May not have heli-skied, but can ride/ski Double Black runs at a ski area in powder snow

  • Or experienced heli-skier - will ride/ski 5 to 10 (800 metre) runs per day

Level 4

  • Can ride/ski any terrain

  • Very experienced heli-skier - ski/snowboard 10 or more (1,000 metre) runs per day