RK HeliSki

Overall Rating

RK HeliSki

RK HeliSki4.7/58
RK HeliSki4.7 out of 5 based on 8 reviews
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RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC
RK Heliski, Panorama Resort BC

RK HeliSki

Overall Rating

RK HeliSki4.7/58
RK HeliSki4.7 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

RK Heliski

Heli skiing is paradise for skiers and boarders who love fresh powder, face shots and no crowds. With 40 years of experience, RK Heli-ski Canada has a very long history, and their expertise and commitment to safety and customer service is paramount. RK is very popular with holiday-makers at Panorama ski resort, but considering that heli-skiing is not permitted in Alberta, lots of Banff and Lake Louise skiers also go with RK Heli-Ski.

Heli Skiing Packages

BC heli skiing is the ultimate so you can expect great quality, but RK Heli-ski has some distinctive elements above many of their competitors. This is one of few operators that offer the option of single day heli-skiing. One day is ideal if you’ve never heli-skied before, or don’t want to commit to a multi-day package because it’s too expensive, or you can’t get a leave pass from your spouse.

Of course the only problem is that once you’ve been heli-skiing you’ll get hooked and want to do multiple days. They provide an incentive to do their 3-day package at a discounted rate per day.

If you are a heli junkie looking for max vert; RK Heli also offer private packages.

One of the major benefits of heli-skiing with RK Heliski is that you can combine heli and resort skiing at Panorama. You can choose your own Panorama accommodation to suit your taste and budget in Panorama village, and you don’t have to be separated from your partner or family if they don’t heli-ski. You don’t have to stay in a remote lodge with people that you don’t know, and best of all, you can enjoy all that Panorama village has to offer in terms of après and dining. Resort skiing also provides a back-up option in the event of the chopper being grounded due to inclement weather.

The other option is to stay in Banff and combine heli-skiing with resort skiing at Sunshine, Lake Louise or Norquay. RK Heliski provides shuttles from hotels in Banff to their base in Panorama.

Where is RK Heli Ski Located?

The day lodge and base of RK Heli-ski is located within the Panorama village, and is walking distance to all Panorama lodgings, but this is not necessarily a short walk. If you don't want to walk, RK provide shuttle vans to pick you up from your accommodation.

Panorama is in British Columbia, not far from the town of Invermere. The closest gateway airport is Calgary (3.5 hours), from which there are airport shuttles available. Panorama is about 1.5-2 hours south of Banff, Canada.

RK Heliski Terrain

RK Heliski terrain is within the spectacular Purcell Mountains and the operation has access to 1,500 square km of terrain with 120 landings and 900 runs. The terrain is varied from tree skiing to open alpine areas that include glaciers. The run length is typically pretty long with approximately 800 to 1,000 metres of vertical.

RK Heli-ski can cater for a range of ability levels, and if you’re not confident about your off-piste ability, you can partake in a powder lesson at the Panorama ski resort before trying heli-skiing.

More Reasons to go with RK Heliski Canada

The one-day heliskiing trips are well priced and provide good value to get a taste of heli-skiing. The package includes breakfast, lunch, an après drink and the use of powder skis. The motto of RK is “Go Ahead and Spoil Yourself”.

See our review of RK Heli-Ski for more information.

A Must Do !!!!

Wayne Monslow28/03/2018
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Skier
  • Rider Level
    Intermediate
  • Rider Age
    51-70
  • Rider Country
    UK
  • Month Visited:
    March

A Must Do !!!!

Wayne Monslow28/03/2018
An incredible day with RK heliski. Very well managed from start to finish with a professional but friendly crew.
It is an amazing day out .... If you can afford it and love to ski .. Go for it.

RK Heli, Big Tenure and Big Smiles

Bob Legasa30/10/2013
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Skier
  • Rider Level
    Expert
  • Rider Age
    51-70

RK Heli, Big Tenure and Big Smiles

Bob Legasa30/10/2013
We hit this one on the money! Freshie resets every night with 2' for our final day.

The hospitality, skiing and professionalism with RK are top shelf.

You have to give heli skiing a go once in your life, might as well start this season. Check out the video recap of the experience.

https://vimeo.com/78065196

RK Heli Has It Going On

Bob Legasa05/07/2013
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Skier
  • Rider Level
    Expert
  • Rider Age
    51-70

RK Heli Has It Going On

Bob Legasa05/07/2013
Bob Legasa Review of RK Heliskiing
For starters, the terrain is awesome! With choices between wide open, big GS type hauling ass glacier skiing to good steeps, perfect spaced trees, plenty of glades and lots of fun features for those who like to send it! Yeah, RK Has it going on.
Bob Legasa Review of RK Heliskiing

This is my second visit there and both times stellar. On our last visit, we hit one out of the park with over 2' of fresh on our second day. Talk about loving life that was an all timer.

Guiding is top notch with many of the guides being there for many years. If they know where the good stuff will be on that day you can rest assured you're going there. Our guide Rod Gibbons was extremely knowledgeable about the terrain and where all the little Honey Holes were.

Bob Legasa Review of RK Heliskiing
If you want to keep heli skiers happy you better have some good grub and cold pints and Choppers Landing does just that, good pub style food and plenty of beer choices.

Like I said RK has it going on. See the video on the RK Heliski page to prove it!

Bob Legasa Review of RK Heliskiing

RK 5 run day

Dean02/05/2013
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Snowboarder
  • Rider Level
    Advanced
  • Rider Age
    18-35

RK 5 run day

Dean02/05/2013
RK was awesome. Lots of fresh POW, guide was awesome and found us some really good spots to ride. Would definitely recommend RK to anyone looking to do some heli.

Rk-Heliskiing Delivers the Best and Deepest Powder in BC

Christian De Jager21/01/2011
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Skier
  • Rider Level
    Expert
  • Rider Age
    12-17

Rk-Heliskiing Delivers the Best and Deepest Powder in BC

Christian De Jager21/01/2011
This video sums up the absolute Epicness of Rk-Heliskiing. Incredibly deep powder, awesome drops and pillows. Hands down the best day of my life.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_emw6oHABM&feature=related

RK Rules!

Michele Roane16/12/2010
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Snowboarder
  • Rider Level
    Intermediate
  • Rider Age
    18-35

RK Rules!

Michele Roane16/12/2010
I am a RK Staff Member for the 10/11 Winter Season. I had the opportunity to go up snowboarding today (15th Dec 2010) and had the best day ever! Rod and Graham were excellent guides, and the snow was epic.

First Time Heliskier

Andrew27/11/2010
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Snowboarder
  • Rider Level
    Intermediate
  • Rider Age
    18-35

First Time Heliskier

Andrew27/11/2010
Great powder, great service, great experience!

A large range of packages from single day to custom.

RK Heli Ski

POWDERHOUNDS.COM16/07/2010
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Skier
  • Rider Level
    Advanced
  • Rider Age
    36-50

RK Heli Ski

POWDERHOUNDS.COM16/07/2010
RK Heliski provides flexibility to get a taste of heli skiing or completely rip it up. Considering that the packages don’t include expensive lodging and all-inclusive meals (from which you only get heli belly), this makes for very inexpensive heli skiing.

See our RK Heliski review for more information. For more detailed ratings of RK heli skiing and to see how it compares to other heli skiing around the world, also see our powderhounds cat and heli ratings.
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RK Heliski Day Heli Skiing DETAILS
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DAY HELI SKIING (PANORAMA)
3 or 5-runs PLUS extra runs options

Location: Canada | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Intermediate to Advanced
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USD 719
If you are staying at Panorama Mountain Resort (or in the Banff area), you can't go past a day or 2 of heli skiing with RK Heliski. There is a 3-run package for beginner/intermediate heli skiers & a 5-run package for those who are more experienced plus a private option for those with their own group of up to 7. More
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