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Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
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Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing
Chatter Creek Cat Skiing

Chatter Creek Cat Skiing

Chatter Creek cat skiing is the largest Canada snowcat skiing operation, and it’s also the biggest in the world! Any cat skiing is fabulous, but big is always better!

Chatter Creek has more fresh powder lines than a powder addict could ever dream of, and the powder is gorgeously deep, light and dry. A powderhound’s skis or snowboard are highly likely to chatter with excitement at the thought of all that pow!

Safety

Chatter Creek cat skiing puts a very strong emphasis on safety. Like all BC cat skiing, the guides are very well qualified, but Chatter Creek also has a dedicated full time snow safety officer. Sometimes Chatter Creek uses explosives to aid with the avalanche control work, and guests have the option to rent a Snowpulse Lifebag, a backpack that deploys an airbag in the event of an avalanche.

Chatter Creek Cat Skiing Packages

Chatter Creek provides amazing 4 & 5 day cat skiing holidays (with 3 & 4 day cat skiing respectively) that will create ever lasting memories. Over the Xmas period and late season, 3 day trips (2 days cat skiing) are also on offer....

Chatter Creek Packages DETAILS
CHATTER CREEK CAT SKIING PACKAGES
3 nights | 3 days cat skiing
From price based on 3-day package which includes 3 days cat skiing & 3 nights lodging in high season
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*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
From price based on 3-day package which includes 3 days cat skiing & 3 nights lodging in high season
Base/invoice currency is in CAD inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 2,912
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
Chatter Creek offers 4 & 5 day cat skiing packages (3 days early & late season) inclusive of accommodation, meals and helicopter transfer to the lodge. 4 day packages offer 3 days of cat skiing, 5 days offer 4 days of cat skiing & 3 days offer 2 days of cat skiing. More
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Inclusions
  • 3 days guided cat skiing (12,000 - 20,000 vert.ft./day)
  • 3 nights deluxe accommodation (twin-share)
  • All meals and snacks
  • Use of avalanche beacon & safety briefing
  • Helicopter transfers to the remote lodge
Add-ons
  • Fat ski & powder snowboard rental (CAD$30/Day)
  • Avalanche airbags / backpacks (CAD$30/day)
  • Massages (CAD$55 per 1/2 hour or CAD$95 per hour).
  • Alcoholic beverages (bar prices)
Location: Canada | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
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  • Available = 5 or more spots
  • Filling = 3 – 5 spots
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Availability
Dec 07 - Dec 09, 2018
3
USD 1,527
Sold Out
Dec 09 - Dec 11, 2018
3
USD 1,527
Almost Full
Dec 11 - Dec 14, 2018
4
USD 2,139
Sold Out
Dec 14 - Dec 16, 2018
3
USD 1,527
Almost Full
Dec 16 - Dec 18, 2018
3
USD 1,527
Almost Full
Dec 18 - Dec 21, 2018
4
USD 2,139
Almost Full
Dec 21 - Dec 23, 2018
3
USD 1,527
Filling
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2018
4
USD 2,139
Available
Dec 26 - Dec 29, 2018
4
USD 2,139
Almost Full
Dec 29 - Jan 01, 2019
4
USD 2,139
Sold Out
Jan 01 - Jan 04, 2019
4
USD 2,139
Sold Out
Jan 04 - Jan 08, 2019
5
USD 2,751
Sold Out
Jan 08 - Jan 11, 2019
4
USD 2,671
Sold Out
Jan 11 - Jan 15, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Jan 18 - Jan 22, 2019
5
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Jan 22 - Jan 25, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Jan 25 - Jan 29, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Jan 29 - Feb 01, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Feb 01 - Feb 05, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Feb 05 - Feb 08, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Feb 08 - Feb 12, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Feb 12 - Feb 15, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Feb 15 - Feb 19, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Feb 19 - Feb 22, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Feb 22 - Feb 26, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Mar 01 - Mar 05, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Mar 05 - Mar 08, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Mar 08 - Mar 12, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Mar 12 - Mar 15, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Mar 15 - Mar 19, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Mar 19 - Mar 22, 2019
4
USD 2,912
Sold Out
Mar 22 - Mar 26, 2019
5
USD 3,781
Sold Out
Mar 26 - Mar 29, 2019
4
USD 2,552
Sold Out
Mar 29 - Mar 31, 2019
3
USD 1,803
Sold Out
Mar 31 - Apr 02, 2019
3
USD 1,527
Sold Out
Apr 02 - Apr 04, 2019
3
USD 1,527
Filling
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Where is Chatter Creek?

Chatter Creek is located about 100km north of Golden BC, which is 265km west of Calgary.

The Chatter Creek heliport (where the helicopter transfers depart from) is located in Donald, which is a 30 minute drive north of Golden. If you need a few days to warm up before cat skiing, you could head to the Kicking Horse ski resort just outside Golden. Alternatively you could limber up at Revelstoke ski resort which is only 125km southwest of the Donald heliport.

The cat skiing trip starts at the heliport the afternoon before the first day of skiing. Guests are transported to the lodge via helicopter so you’ll need to pack lightly, but Chatter Creek is a pretty relaxed place so you won’t need to wear a tuxedo or ball gown to dinner!


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Chatter Creek Cat Ski Terrain

The Chatter Creek cat skiing terrain is massive! The terrain is 283 square kilometres (more than 58,000 acres), of which about 75% is skiable. Better yet, this vast area and all that deep powder is only shared with a maximum of 36 riders and their 6 guides.

The terrain is between 1,500 and 2,900 metres of elevation, making it the highest Canada cat skiing, so the temps are cold and the snow stays light and dry. Much of the BC cat skiing is below the timberline, yet with Chatter Creek about 65% of the skiable terrain is up on glaciers and in the alpine where the views are amazing. The Vertebrae Glacier is Chatter Creek’s pride and joy. It provides an outstanding glacier skiing experience, which is somewhat unique for cat skiing.

The remaining 35% of the Chatter Creek terrain consists of tree skiing amongst the blower powder.

The average daily vertical covered is 12,000 – 20,000 feet per day, which is somewhat dependent on conditions, daylight hours, and the speed and ability of the group. Skiers and snowboarders must be a strong intermediate or better.

Reviews

Great Times at Chatter Creek

bob legasa
01/12/2013
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Skier
  • Rider Age
    51-65
  • Rider Ability
    Expert
  • Country
    USA
Talk about spectacular! Chatter Creek sits in one of the most picturesque zones in British Columbia and if you're not impressed with the scenery you'll definitely be blown away by the riding. Our three day trip we were treated to some awesome riding from steeps, trees and some awesome pillow lines.

Chatter has it all. If you're looking for a little apres after a hard day shredding the pow, Chatter has that too. With a fun staff, no team, Chatter takes care of you from incredible meals to some down home fun in the Chatter Bar and Rec room. This is a great place to hang out sipping a down a few cold ones and checking out photos and videos from the day's shred fest. They have an awesome on staff photog/videographer working there who puts on some damn cool slide shows and videos during your stay.

It's a big, fun adventure at Chatter.

Note-The fun factor gauge below does not go high enough! Just saying!!!

Chatter Creek rocks!

Karilyn
10/10/2012
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Skier
  • Rider Age
    18-35
  • Rider Ability
    Expert
I spent four magical days at Chatter Creek late season 2012, and left knowing I was spoiled forever. Our guides Ian and Rachel led us through awesome, varied terrain and were able to cater to the abilities of the whole group so that we all had a blast (with encouraging words to the slower folks and pointing out sweet lines to the chargers). The tree skiing is outta this world - steep, deep and long. The views are stupendous: there are some 360 degree panoramas that will make you giddy.

Don't get me started on the food! Every day you get a hot breakfast with tons of options (and great smoothies!), a packed lunch of your choice, an apres-ski snack in the lounge, and then a gourmet dinner. Kudos to the kitchen staff for producing high-quality, tasty food. I think I definitely put on a pound or two, despite full days of skiing. :)

The staff is fun and approachable. We left feeling like we made lasting friends. Everyone has a smile on their face at all times - I probably would too if I got to live and work at Chatter Creek. Make sure to go to the morning stretch class to limber up for the day.

I would definitely recommend Chatter Creek to others. I already have. We had a blast and can't wait to go back.