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Includes 12 hours heli time, lodging, meals & more

Location: USA | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Backcountry
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
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Points North Heli Ski offer epic PRIVATE heli ski weeks in the Chugach range near Cordova. The week-long-package runs from Saturday to Saturday from mid Feb to late April. Packages are all inclusive with 2 guides, 12 hours of heli-time, exclusive lodging, all (chef prepared) meals, avo safety gear & more
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Custom Booking Period: Feb 11 - Apr 27, 2024
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Private Heli Skiing Weeks

Points North offer a 7-night PRIVATE heli skiing package in a private Eurocopter A-Star B2 that runs from Saturday to Saturday each week from mid Feb to late April.

The package is designed for private groups of 4 - 12 guests. Obviously the smaller the group the higher the cost per person but the more vertical you will get in each day. If your group is of expert ability, you will have the opportunity to ski / ride some of the Chugach's epic lines.

The package includes guided heli skiing (with 2 guides), 12 hours of helicopter flight time (6 guaranteed), 7 nights lodging, all meals, safety equipment, and transportation from Cordova airport. The package is based on a twin-share room however a private room upgrade is available for an extra cost. Powder skis are also available for rent.

An average day is around 10-12 runs. You can purchase more flying time beyond the 12 heli hours included in the package. Points North has a great pricing structure, because considering the high likelihood of some no-fly days, you’re not paying for flying that you won’t get a chance to do.

The lodging is at the Orca Adventure Lodge, 2.5 miles from the town of Cordova and idyllically located on the water’s edge. The gourmet meals include lots of locally caught seafood as well as many other gastronomical goodies. There’s a good risk of getting heli belly!

Weekly Schedule

Due to the weather variables in Alaska, there is no set schedule. The aim is to ski as much as possible the best conditions as they prevail. You may even find that you ski the first 3 days and use up all of your heli time where you then have the option to purchase further heli time for the remainder of the week or you may just want to relax and take in some of the other activities on offer.

Here is a high-level itinerary...

Day 1 (Saturday - arrival day)
On the first day you and your group will arrive at Cordova airport where you will be met by a PNH representative and transported 15 minutes by road to your lodging in Cordova. There is no skiing on the 

In the evening you will receive an avalanche talk.

Day 2 - 7 (Sunday to Friday - possible ski days)
After breakfast each morning your guides will give you the "good oil" on what the day is looking like weather-wise and snow conditions. A decision will then be made to fly or not.

If it is decided that it is a "no fly day", you can potentially partake in one of the other activities on offer by PNH or just take a rest day.

Each evening dinner is served at the New England Cafe.

Sunday - departure day

On departure day you may have the opportunity to get a last ski in depending on what time your flight leaves from Cordova. A PNH representative will then transport you to Cordova airport for your flight home.

Other Activities On down days when the powder is piling up in the mountains, Points North can offer other activities such as sea kayaking, fishing, ice climbing, ski touring, hiking, snowshoe tours, or glacier tours. Alternatively ride the chair lift at Mt Eyak and go skiing or boarding amongst the trees. With no-fly days at Cordova you won’t just be playing cards all day.

Orca Adventure Lodge

The lodging facility is the Orca Adventure Lodge, formerly known as the Orca Cannery which was established in 1887.

It is located 2.5 miles from the town of Cordova. No longer utilized for the fishing industry, remodeling has been directed towards making this a multi-seasonal adventure destination. The lodging at Orca consists of a 37-room, two-story newly developed lodge on the water’s edge immediately adjacent to your helicopter’s landing pad.

Upon your return from a daily outing, a steaming wood sauna anticipates your arrival. However, if you still have some energy left from riding the Chugach powder, there is a gym with weights and cardio machines that are sure to give you a workout.


All of your meals are served in the restaurant located on the premise. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as ample snacks are provided for you. Enjoy a variety of seafood from some of the richest waters in the world. Alaska is famous for it’s halibut, and Copper River red salmon. Every night brings something new to your palate and we cater to all dietary needs. Of course, there are also piles of cookies served daily just in case you have not had enough. Most guests leave calling PNH “Fat Camp”.

Wireless Internet

Points North offers wireless internet access. Bring your laptop and you are connected to catch up on some emails or post a few brag shots!

Orca Adventure Lodge....

...twin & double rooms with en suite...

...The cafe/restaurant

2023 Rates, Inclusions & Add-Ons


Please inquire for a quote for your group. Inclusions
  • Eurocopter A-Star B2 12 hours of flight time. 6 hours guaranteed. This is based on Hobbs time (heli in flight)
  • 7 nights twin-share lodging (private upgrade available)
  • All breakfasts, lunches & dinners
  • Safety gear, includes; BCA Airbag pack, shovel, probe, harness and transceiver
  • RCordova airport meet & greet, transfer to lodge & drop off at end of tour
  • Volkl ski rental included.
  • All fuel and 2 PNH guides (mandatory)
  • Extra hours can be purchased after 12 hours is reached
  • Private room upgrade US $250 per person
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Points North Heliski Terms & Conditions

Refund PolicyDue to the high demand for optimum times and helicopter scheduling, no cash refunds will be given.

In the event “no fly days” occur due to weather or high avalanche conditions and the 6-hour guarantee is not met, your hobs time will be refunded at $1,500 per unused hour.

The refund policy applies for all situations, no exceptions! Full Credit will be given for full value of deposit on a later booking if cancellation is made (90) ninety days prior to scheduled arrival. No credit / refunds will be given for cancellations after the (90) ninety day mark and your deposit for reservation will be forfeited.

Injury or Sickness

There are NO refunds for injury or sickness. Verification of this prior to your trip, the same rules apply as written above.

If you get hurt in the field, you are responsible for the heli time to get back to base. You are also responsible for the total heli time your group has used for the day.

Points North is also not responsible for lost bags during your travels.

If you opt to not ski/snowboard for a day before your 4 heli-hours is used, you will be responsible for payment for that day. A spot in the helicopter has been reserved for your trip.

Travel Insurance Our cancellation and refund policies are absolute. PNH highly recommend travel insurance for all of its guests. Travel insurance covers you for unexpected cancellations, injuries, lost or stolen luggage and more. It is a very in-expensive price to ensure your trips success.

PNH recommend Travel Guard Insurance or you can look at other options here>>