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Selkirk Tangiers - Classic Packages

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AUD 4,634

REVELSTOKE MULTI-DAY HELI SKIING
3+ Days Heli | 3+ Nights Lodging

Location: Canada | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
Price p/p From price based on 3-day Classic Package (low season) twin/double-share.
Base/invoice currency is in CAD ex taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
AUD 4,634
When 1 day just isn't enough; these multi-day packages could be your ticket to powder paradise. This packages include accommodation, meals, daily transfers to the staging area and more. 3, 5, & 6 day packages available for individuals and/or private groups.
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Selkirk Tangiers Classic Packages Overview

Utilizing the traditional Bell 205 helicopter which carries up to 11 guests (plus a guide and pilot), the Classic packages are available for three, five, & six days (4, 6 & 7 nights) and are sold on a per seat basis.

All packages include the heli skiing, the use of powder skis, all meals, and accommodation at the Hillcrest Hotel. If your partner or family don’t want to heli-ski, they can also stay at the hotel and enjoy everything else that Revelstoke has to offer – resort skiing, cat skiing and other activities.

Classic Package Itinerary

Your heli ski package will begin Saturday evening at the Coast Hillcrest Hotel with an orientation at 6:30pm followed by dinner (3 day packages might also begin with arrival on Wednesday). You should try and check in with STHS at their Retail Shop, on the lower floor of the hotel, by 5:00pm if possible. At this time, you may bring your ski boots along and get your skis set up, which will save time the following morning. At the orientation, they will introduce themselves & explain what time they want you to meet in the morning, what a typical day of heli-skiing involves, as well as a weather forecast along with snow and ski conditions.

A typical day

6:30am Optional stretch class in the Mount Revelstoke Room, located on the 2nd floor of the Hillcrest Hotel.
7:00am - 8:15am Full buffet breakfast in the Mountain Guides Lounge, located on the main floor, just off the lobby of the Hillcrest Hotel.
8:15am Meet your guide in the Retail Shop to begin the safety briefing. Be fully suited up and ready to go outside (winter boots required).
8:30am - 9:45am Your guide will lead you through a safety exercise before meeting the helicopter for a orientation of the machine. Once training is complete, you will return to the hotel to finalize what you need for the day and make sure you have all gear (including ski/snowboard boots).
10:00am - 10:15am Lift for your first run. Skiing until lunch.
12:30pm - 1:00pm Lunch in the mountains.
1:00pm onwards Continue skiing.
3:00pm - 4:00pm Return to the Hillcrest Hotel for après-ski snacks and beverages.
Dinner Time Dinner time will be posted daily in the lower level of the Hillcrest Hotel, right outside the Retail Shop.

On the following days of your package, buffet breakfast starts at 7am in the Hillcrest dining room. Be sure to meet your guide all geared up by the front doors in the lobby at 8:15am unless otherwise directed. Then it’s time to head out again and again!

Hillcrest Hotel

The Coast Hillcrest Resort Hotel is a huge beam lodge located just a few kilometres from the town centre of Revelstoke. The hotel is more rustic than chic, with the décor incredibly fitting for the mountain-side setting.

AccommodationAll rooms have two queen beds or a king sized bed, and some of them even have a spa (hot tub) in situ. Rooms either feature dramatic views of the Columbia Valley, or a tranquil garden view which is likely to be snow covered.

Hotel FacilitiesFacilities of the hotel include:
  • an exercise room
  • sauna
  • indoor hot tub
  • a lounge area with couches and pool table.
  • an outdoor hot tub 

RestaurantsThe Hillcrest has a lovely restaurant and bar with an open fireplace and it all comes with great food and a lovely ambience. See more about the Hilcrest Hotel here >>


Beautiful CanadianHotel

Superb communal living areas

Beautiful rooms (some with spas).

2020-21 Dates & Rates (CAD ext Tax)

Days / Dates  3  3 Day/4 Nights 
Vertical (m)
5  5 Day/6 Nights 
Vertical (m)
6 6 Day / 7 Nights
Vertical (m)
 
Dec 12 - 19 $4,380  Unlimited / 9,000 n/a  n/a n/a  n/a
Dec 19 - Dec 26 n/a  n/a n/a  n/a n/a  n/a
Dec 26 - Jan 2 $4,710  Unlimited / 9,000 $7,760*  Unlimited / 20,000 n/a  n/a
Jan 2 - 9 $5,040  Unlimited / 9,000 $8,300  23,500 / 20,000 $9,940  27,500/23,500
Jan 9-23 $5,040  12,000 / 9,000 $8,300  23,500 / 20,000 $9,940  27,500 / 23,500
Jan 23 -Mar 13 $5,480  12,000 / 9,000 $9,020  23,500 / 20,000 $10,800  27,500 / 23,500
March 13 - 27 $4,930  13,500 / 9,000 $8,120  26,000 / 20,000 $9,720  30,500 / 23,500
Mar 27 - Apr 10 $4,710  14,000 / 9,000 $7,760  27,500 / 20,000 $9,290  32,000 / 23,500


Notes

  • 5 & 6 day packages start on Saturday evening
  • 3 day packages start on Saturday or Wednesday evening
  • prices are twin-share/per person
  • * The New Year’s Special includes 5 heliski days, December 27 - 31, with 7 nights of accommodation. Guests arrive December 26 and depart January 2. Also included is a lift ticket & 1-day rental at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, to use before or after your heliski days. Plus, ring in the New Year at the Hillcrest’s New Year’s Dinner Party and midnight champagne toast!
  • base/invoice currency is Canadian Dollars (CAD) and subject to 5% GST - convert to your currency here>>
Inclusions
  • 3, 5 or 6 full days of guided heliskiing in a Bell 205 helicopter
  • 4, 6 or 7 nights twin-share accommodation at the Hillcrest Hotel
  • Full breakfast, lunch in the mountains, apres & dinner each day
  • Certified guides, use of avo safety gear & powder skis/boards
  • Backcountry safety briefing & beacon training
Add-ons
  • Ground transfers to/from airport to Hillcrest Hotel
  • Extra Vertical - CAD$145/1,000 m
Not Included

20/21 Covid Policy from Selkirk Tangiers

Updated APRIL 28, 2020

In light of Covid-19, we have made a few adjustments to our 2020.21 booking policies. We hope that the following measures help to ease concerns and can provide some comfort to those looking to book a heli-skiing trip for the 2020.21 winter season.

We have introduced a ‘no questions asked’ refund policy effective until October 1, 2020. Guests will be able to secure a 100% refund, no questions asked until that date. Effective October 2, our standard cancellation policy applies. Adjustments made to our standard cancellation policy to accommodate Covid-19 related interruptions include:

  • If a client cannot travel for their prebooked heliski trip due to travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, STHS will provide a full refund for all payments made.
  • If a client cannot travel for their prebooked heliski trip due to a COVID-19 illness they or a member of their household has, STHS will provide a full refund for all payments made. STHS may ask for a doctor’s note outlining the illness in this case.
  • If a client cancels for any other reason, our normal cancellation policy applies. Please note that STHS encourages all clients to secure their own travel insurance to protect them in case they need to cancel their trip.


Selkirk Tangiers Refund Policy

Circumstances may arise where we cannot fulfill your heli ski package and you will need to be reimbursed. The basis for cancelling a heli ski day could be: Inclement weather, mechanical helicopter reasons or avalanche conditions. If cancellation occurs, you will be provided with a partial or full refund, based on the following conditions:

  • If Selkirk Tangiers decides to cancel the day before your trip, a 100% refund will be provided if the guest cannot be rebooked on another date during the season
  • If the decision is made to cancel by the time you arrive for check-in at 7:30, a 100% refund will be provided if rebooking is not an option. You can enjoy a complimentary breakfast and a bagged lunch.
  • If the decision is made to cancel after breakfast and safety training, a $100 administration fee will be charged, with the remaining balance refunded. The administration fee can be used as a credit towards your next Selkirk Tangiers reservation. The credit is non-transferrable and is valid for two years. A bagged lunch and a lift ticket to Revelstoke Mountain Resort will be provided.
  • If we start skiing but the guaranteed number of runs cannot be reached, STHS will refund you $148 plus tax for each run not achieved (double the extra run rate)
Every heli ski package with Selkirk Tangiers includes a certain amount of guaranteed vertical metres. If the guaranteed vertical target is not reached during your visit due to inclement weather, mechanical helicopter reasons or avalanche conditions, you will be refunded at a rate of $116.00 plus tax per 1,000 vertical metres for Classic packages. We do not refund guests who do not reach the guaranteed vertical amount due to poor skiing ability or fitness, illness or injury. If you choose not to ski on any given day during your package, you will still be charged for the minimum metres skied by your group.

Classic Packages Guarantee

Package Vertical Metres Included Vertical Metres Guaranteed*
Classic 3 Day 12,000 9,000
Classic 3 Day Unlimited Unlimited 9,000
Classic 5 Day 23,500 20,000
Classic 5 Day Unlimited Unlimited 20,000
Classic 6 Day 27,500 23,500
Classic 7 Day 32,000 27,500

*When calculating the amount of vertical you would be refunded for if you were unable to ski the vertical included with your package for the reasons listed above, use the "guaranteed vertical" amount. For example:

  • You were booked on a 3 Day Classic Package that includes 12,000 vertical metres and a guaranteed vertical of 9,000 vertical metres.
  • Due to inclement weather, mechanical helicopter reasons, or avalanche hazard, you were only able to ski 8,000 vertical metres over the length of your package.
  • Therefore the difference between the guaranteed 9,000 vertical metres on your package and what you skied was 1,000 vertical metres. You would be refunded for $116.00 plus tax.

Conditional Credit Policy

In rare cases, circumstances can arise that impact the total amount of vertical that can be skied during a heli ski trip with Selkirk Tangiers. In these situations, STHS will provide a conditional credit to guests. The additional credit must be left on account and is applicable for future heli skiing trips. It is provided if, for reasons of mechanical breakdown, inclement weather or avalanche conditions, you have skied less than:

Package Vertical Metres Credit Refund
Classic 3 Day 7,200 $450
Classic 3 Day Unlimited 7,200 $450
Classic 5 Day 14,000 $750
Classic 5 Day Unlimited 14,000 $750
Classic 6 Day 16,500 $900
Classic 7 Day 19,000 $1050

This credit is in addition to the refund. This is on account with Selkirk Tangiers and can be used towards deposits, heli ski packages, extra vertical, or in the retail shop (when heli skiing with STHS), within the next two years. After two years the credit will expire and is non-refundable. The credit is also non-transferrable and applies to the person who made the original booking only.