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Selkirk Tangiers - Day Heli Skiing

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USD 855

REVELSTOKE SINGLE-DAY HELI SKIING
Single Day Intro to Heli | 3 Runs

Location: Canada | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Intermediate to Advanced
Price p/p From price based on 3-run Powder Excursion package (high season)
Base/invoice currency is in CAD ex taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 855
Selkirk Tangiers offer some of the best value heli skiing on the planet; how can you afford not to try it! The 3-run Powder Excursion package is the perfect introduction for heli virgins whilst the 5-run Powder Adventure package is perfect for those wanting a full-day experience. WARNING: this is very addictive!!
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Selkirk Tangiers Day Heli Skiing Overview

Utilizing the traditional Bell 205 helicopter which carries up to 11 guests (plus a guide and pilot), you have the choice of a 3-run Powder Excursion package or a 5-run full day Powder Adventure package.

The relaxed pace of the Powder Excursion is designed for first-time heli virgins. No powder experience necessary; just good level of fitness & strong intermediate ability. This package is only available on Wednesdays.

The Powder Adventure package is designed for intermediate to advanced riders with some powder skiing experience. This Package is only available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

NOTE: In both cases, sometimes STHS will operate these packages on other days subject to availability - enquire to find out


If getting the maximum amount of vertical is your thing, Selkirk Tangiers offer a premium private package called the Day Star Private which provides for up to 5,000 vertical metres of Powderhound paradise in a day with a group of 4 or 5. The heli picks up right from the front-door of the Hillcrest Hotel in Revi so you will be stepping out to your first run in just a few short minutes from take-off!

Lastly, if your budget can stretch to booking 2-days, Selkirk Tangiers offer a 2-Day No Frills (10 Run) package (without accommodation) which is virtually the same as the day packages with either a discount or additional vertical.

All packages include the guided heli skiing, lunch on the mountain, the use of avalanche safety equipment, safety briefing and use of powder skis/boards. Extra runs can be purchased for an additional fee (see Rates & Inclusions for prices) assuming other people in the group also want to purchase extra runs.

Day Heli Skiing Itinerary

At 7:30 am, day skiers are required to register at our Guest Services Desk, located in the Retail Shop on the lower level of the Hillcrest Hotel. Guests will be required to fill out a release of liability waiver and check in with our ski technicians for high performance rentals. The morning also includes breakfast and safety training prior to boarding the helicopter. We break up the ski day with a delicious lunch in the mountains and end the day right with après snacks and beverages back at the Hillcrest Hotel.

On the evening before your heli day, stop by our Retail Shop (lower level of Hillcrest Hotel) before 6:30pm to be ahead of the game! Register, fill out a waiver, and select skis or a snowboard to use. If you’re unable to make it the night before, please arrive at 7:30am on the morning of your ski day to get organized.

7:30am Register at the Retail Shop: Guests using our skis will need to bring a ski boot for our ski technicians to adjust the bindings. If you checked in the night before… you can go enjoy breakfast straight away.
7:30am - 8:15am Full buffet breakfast in the Dining Room on the main floor of the hotel.
8:15am Guests interested in renting avalanche airbag backpacks can meet in the retail shop to be assigned a backpack.  A rental form will need to be completed and one of our staff will guide you through the procedures for wearing one of these devices.
8:30am Your guide will meet you in the retail shop and provide you with one of our avalanche transcievers. Be ready to go outside with ski boots on. Ski techs will have your rental skis/boards waiting outside and you can choose a set a pole fom the bootroom as you make your way outside to your designated shuttle van.
8:45am - 10:00am Your guide will lead you through a backcountry safety briefing before meeting the helicopter for an orientation of the machine. Once the training is complete your group will either load the helicopter directly or you could be transported by van to a staging area for pickup.
10:00am - 10:15am Lift for your first run. Skiing until lunch.
3:00pm - 4:00pm Return to the Hillcrest Hotel for après-ski snacks and beverages.

Hillcrest Hotel

THIS PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATION HOWEVER WE RECOMMEND THE HILLCREST HOTEL WHICH IS BASE TO SELKIRK TANGIERS.

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 information & book the Hilcrest Hotel here >>

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Beautiful CanadianHotel

Superb communal living areas

Beautiful rooms (some with spas).

2019-20 Rates (CAD ex Tax)

Package # Runs  Early Season 
Dec 18 - Jan 12
 Peak Season
Jan 13 - Mar 8
Spring Season
Mar 11 - Apr 6 
 Powder Excursion   3  n/a  $1,155  $1,005
 Powder Adventure  *5  $1,175  $1,395  $1,175

*4-runs guaranteed

IMPORTANT
Powder Excursion - runs on Tuesdays with the potential to run more days a week depending on availability.
Powder Adventure - runs on Mondays and Wednesdays, with the potential to run more days a week depending on availability.

Day Star Private - 5,000m Vert
If you are wanting even more in a day with STHS, round up your own group of 3, 4 or 5 (or 8 or 10) and maximize your vertical and ski / board terrain of your choice.

 Heli / Max Group Size  Guides  Cost/Day Hrs
Included 
 Hrs
Guaranteed
Extra
Hours*
 Bell 407: 1 group of 4  2  $11,780  1.5  1  $3,800 / hr
 Bell 407: 2 group of 5  2  $20,000  2.5  1.5  $3,800 / hr
 A Star: 1 group of 3  2  $9,390  1.5  1  $3,200 / hr
 A Star: 2 groups of 4  2  $16,000  2.5  1.5  $3,200 / hr

* extra hours can be full or part hour and the hourly rate applied

2-Day No Frills - 10 Runs
1 day of heli skiing not enough? STHS also offer a 2-Day No Frills package which incorporates up to 10 runs. This is exactly the same as the single-day heliskiing package with a slight discount for booking the 2-single day package. Skiing takes place Thursday/Friday or Saturday/Sunday with the option of running other days of the week during the busy season.

Package # Runs  Early Season 
Dec 18 - Jan 12
 Peak Season
Jan 13 - Mar 8
Spring Season
Mar 9 - Apr 3 
 2-day no frills  *10  $2,175  $2,555  $2,175

*8 runs guaranteed Inclusions
  • Guided heliskiing in a Bell 205 (3 or 5 runs)
  • Certified guides, use of avo safety gear & powder skis/boards
  • Buffet breakfast, gourmet lunch in the mountains & apres snacks
  • Backcountry safety briefing & beacon training
  • Return shuttle from Revelstoke to heli staging area
Add-ons
  • Extra Runs - CAD $95/run (available based on weather, time, & group consensus)
Not Included

Selkirk Tangiers Day Heli Skiing Cancellation & 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)

Cancellation Policy

Unless you can find a replacement, your deposit and final payments are non-refundable. Due to the costs involved with heli skiing and heli boarding packages, we strongly encourage you to purchase trip cancellation insurance.