BC Cat Skiing Operators


BC Cat Skiing Operators

Skeena Day Cat Skiing PAckages
Wagner Custome Skis
The BC cat skiing operators are all fantastic, but they all have some unique factors. Here are a few key points on some of the cat skiing BC companies.

Big Red Cats
  • Based at Red Mountain/Rossland
  • Large tenure - great BC cat skiing for all ability levels because they run separate snowcats for intermediate, advanced, expert and uber-expert riders
  • Offer single day and inexpensive multi-day packages with accommodation
Chatter Creek
  • Based near Golden/Kicking Horse Ski Resort
  • Remote lodge with double occupancy rooms, all with ensuite
  • Multi-day BC cat skiing packages – 3 and 4 day trips
  • Massive terrain
  • Lots of alpine terrain 
Fernie Wilderness Adventures
  • Based near Fernie Ski Resort 
  • Small terrain but like a big backcountry terrain park 
  • Day cat skiing or multi-day with inexpensive accommodation
Great Northern Snowcat Skiing
  • Based at Trout Lake about 1.5 hours from Revelstoke
  • Multi-day packages & single day cat skiing from Revelstoke
  • Lodge has 8 double and 3 single rooms; all with ensuite bathrooms.
  • Popular with mature folks or others who don't need to charge hard at the powder and party it up
  • Staging area at drive-to lodge
Island Lake Cat Skiing
  • Based near Fernie
  • Luxury lodging and amenities
  • Multi-day BC cat ski packages – 3 and 4 day 

Keefer Lake Cat Skiing

  • In the vicinity of the Silver Star & Big White region
  • Deluxe lodge – all rooms with ensuite and lots of single rooms
  • 3 and 4 day multi-day packages
  • Ideal for experts with steep tree skiing its speciality
  • Staging area is at the drive-to lodge

Monashee Powdercats

  • In the vicinity of the Silver Star & Big White region
  • Well suited to new comers to cat skiing and strong intermediate powder riders.
  • Lodge is somewhat no frills.

Mustang Powder

  • Lodge near Revelstoke, all rooms have ensuite bathrooms, small number of single rooms 
  • Large terrain size
  • Option for small expert groups
  • Multi-day packages – 3, 4 or 5 days 
Powder Stagecoach Cat Skiing
  • Based at Castle Mountain Ski Resort
  • Day cat skiing
  • Ascent is partly by snowcat and partly by chair lift
  • Small terrain size but inexpensive
Retallack Cat Skiing
  • Located 1 hour north of Nelson
  • Renowned for steep tight trees
  • Well suited to strong fit riders - it tends to attract a young crowd
  • Multi-day packages with middle of the road lodging (ensuite bathrooms)
  • Snowcat leaves from the lodge and can ski back
Selkirk Snowcat Skiing
  • Located at Meadow Creek 
  • Multi-day packages with deluxe accom: 10 single and 7 double rooms, 14 ensuite bathrooms
  • Snowcat departs from the lodge (not accessed by car)
  • Fantastic all-rounder 
Skeena Cat Skiing
  • Located near Smithers (1.5 hour flight north of Vancouver) 
  • Multi-day cat skiing 
  • Incredibly unique backcountry base camp (deluxe tents; no ensuite bathrooms)
  • 20 steps from the communal tent to the snowcat
  • Huge snowfalls 
  • Relatively new operation so you might have half a chance of finding some available dates!
Valhalla Powdercats
  • Based near Nelson 
  • Day cat skiing outfit  
  • Caters well to strong skiers and snowboarders 
White Grizzly
  • Located at Meadow Creek 
  • Suited to expert riders that want max vertical 
  • Rustic lodge with ensuite bathrooms, short drive to staging area