How much does Heliskiing cost?

September 11, 2023 Last Frontier Heliskiing
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The benefits of this memory definitely outweigh the costs | Photo: Dave Silver

What if skiing could exceed anything you’ve already experienced? What if fresh tracks were endless and you could ski up to 180,000 vertical feet [55,000 vertical meters] in just 7 days? What if you got to soar above the clouds in a helicopter and see breathtaking, once in a lifetime views while sitting right next to your best buds and one of the best mountain guides in the world? Discover what makes a heliskiing trip so unique compared to a regular ski vacation and why it’s worth the premium cost.

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Mountain views that take your breath away – hop on a heli! | Photo: Steve Rosset

The Food

The food at our lodges could be worth the trip in itself. From complete breakfast buffets, hearty lunches served on a mountain, apres-ski snacks and 3-4 course dinners, our kitchen staff will keep your stomachs satiated and happy all day long. Got any dietary restrictions? No problem. Our chefs will concoct a special menu just for you.

What’s included in my heliski package?

Guiding services, rental of skis, poles, snowboards and avalanche gear, food, accommodation, soft beverages, stretch classes, organized road transfers to and from Terrace Airport, as well as a defined guaranteed amount of vertical, are included in the package cost. A boon for our foreign guests: the Canadian Dollar is low [check current exchange rate], so it is rather advantageous to head up to British Columbia for a heliskiing trip.

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Last Frontier Heliskiing 2024 Pricing and Package Cost

Unless noted otherwise, all prices are per person in Canadian dollars. Check with us for availability [here].

Bell 2 Lodge

Bell 2 Lodge Is A Heliski Village Completely Off The Grid, Located In The Heart Of The Beautiful Skeena Mountains. | Steve Rosset
Bell 2 Lodge is a heliski village completely off the grid, located in the heart of the beautiful Skeena Mountains. | Steve Rosset
Tour Low Season High Season
7 days $17,840 $19,210
5 days $13,240 $14,310
4 days $10,780 $11,630


Ripley Creek Inn

The Ripley Creek Inn Is Located In Stewart Bc, At The Border Of Hyder, Alaska. | Randy Lincks
The Ripley Creek Inn is located in Stewart BC, an old mining town surrounded by spectacular mountains at the border of Hyder, AK | Randy Lincks
Tour Low Season High Season
7 days $15,840 $17,060
5 days $11,760 $12,710
4 days $9,580 $10,340

Going Private?

Opting for a private tour is the ultimate experience. One helicopter for your group, ski as much or as little as you wish every day, as fast or as slow as your group desires, with unlimited skiing or snowboarding included in the biggest single heliski area anywhere in the world.

Bell 2 Private Heliski Tours [peak season]

Tour Group Size Group Price Per Person
7 days 1 Gp/4 people $132,220 $33,055
7 days 2 Gps/ 8 people $201,940 $25,243
5 days 1 Gp/ 4 people $99,210 $24,803
5 days 2 Gps/ 8 people $151,750 $18,969


Ripley Creek Private Heliski Tours [peak season]

Tour Group Size Group Price Per Person
7 days 1 Gp/4 people $124,240 $31,060
7 days 2 Gps/ 8 people $181,820 $22,728
5 days 1 Gp/ 4 people $91,480 $22,870
5 days 2 Gps/ 8 people $138,550 $17,319

What about going on a heliski safari?

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Do it all on a heliski safari. | Photo: Dave Silver

Can’t decide whether to ski at Bell 2 Lodge or Ripley Creek? Take in both locations via our heliski safari program.

Heliski Safari Tours [peak season]

Tour 10 Days 7 Days
7 days $24,200 $18,420

How Much Should I Budget for Extras?

It’s important to consider the other costs you will incur as you plan your dream heli-skiing vacation. In addition to the heliski package costs, flights to and from Smithers/Terrace, alcoholic beverages, massages as well as extra vertical are not included.

How Much Does Heliskiing Cost? - Sample 2024 Heliski Cost

Although our remote location may seem off the beaten path, our 25 years of operation show that our geography and staff really set us apart from other heliskiing operations. With a capacity of 36 people at Bell 2 Lodge and 24 people at Ripley Creek, access to our tenure of acreage (10,100 km2; the largest single heliski area in the world. About ¼ the size of Switzerland) is quite an exclusive experience.

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Fresh pow… all day, everyday | Reuben Krabbe

Heliskiing is more than a ski trip. It is a remote experience based in the wilderness and every day spent with us is an adventure guided vacation. Yes, the cost of helicopter skiing is high, but it allows for easy access to incredible and remote terrain that would take days or even weeks to access by foot. The epic views, the moments of weightlessness as you fly through turn after turn of fresh powder, the unforgettable memories that you will share with friends and family members, the experience of a lifetime – these are the reasons that in the end, monetary cost doesn’t matter because these are the moments we all live for. Can you put a dollar amount on that?

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Unforgettable heliskiing memories | Photo: Randy Lincks