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Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

Founded in 1970 by Austrian namesake, Mike Wiegeles, this is unquestionably one of the most famous names in heli-skiing.

Nestled in the heart of Canada’s Monashee and Cariboo mountains – and with more than 10 metres of snowfall each year, Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing is renowned for majestic mountains, pristine powder and exceptional ski terrain.

Experience the challenge of steep trees, the thrill of a glacier descent or the more relaxed pace of gentler slopes as you explore more than 1,200,000 acres of incredible ski terrain.

The Mike Wiegele Experience

Select a professionally guided three, five or seven day heli or snowcat package, then enjoy the advantages of perfect powder, world-class dining and accommodation and unlimited vertical. Whether you enjoy the breathtaking thrill of steeps, the challenge of forest glades or the more relaxed pace of the gentler terrain, Mike Wiegeles offers one of the ultimate heliski experiences available.

More than 10 metres (30 feet) of snowfall blankets the terrain each year. Certified guides share your thrill for adventure without compromising your safety and comfort. By using every available resource, the guides make sure you get the best untracked powder – in the safest environment possible – every day you are there.

Take advantage of ‘unlimited vertical’ packages to explore stunning glacier runs and ski or board the endless powder of the Cariboo and Monashee mountains.

Lodging at Heli Village Resort, Blue River

Mike Wiegele’s Heli Village in Blue River, BC provides exclusive luxury in a self-contained resort setting. Unique in the heli skiing industry, the Heli Village allows guests to enjoy the best of the day’s powder skiing and then return to their exclusive log chalet accommodation and village amenities. In addition to private and shared log chalet accommodation, the Heli Village Resort offers the exclusive services and amenities needed to create your unique and memorable holiday.

Deluxe Packages at Blue River

The Deluxe Package is Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing most popular package. Guides group Deluxe skiers / boarders according to ability, interest and group dynamics.

The Deluxe package includes:

  • Bell 212 helicopter
  • 80,000 feet of vertical lift guaranteed for 7 Day Package (unlimited vertical lift offered at no additional cost)
  • 50,000 feet of vertical lift guaranteed for 5 Day Package (unlimited vertical lift offered at no additional cost)
  • 30,000 feet of vertical lift guaranteed for 3 Day Package (unlimited vertical lift offered at no additional cost)
  • 2 Professional Guides per group
  • 10 guests per group, 3 groups per helicopter
  • Log chalet accommodation (based on double occupancy – surcharge applies for single occupancy).

3 day package from CAD$4314 per person

5 day package from CAD$6435 per person

7 day package from CAD$8183 per person

Ski weeks run from 29 November 2014 until 18 April 2015 (last arrival date).

Elite Package options

The Elite packages are designed for the strong, experienced skier / boarder. The Elite guest is in good physical condition, enjoys a long and demanding ski day, and is comfortable in varied snow conditions and challenging terrain. Guides group guests according to ability and interest and reserve the right to move less experienced skiers / boarders to a Deluxe Tour.

Super Elite Package at Blue River

Includes:

  • Unlimited vertical (100,000 feet of heli lift guaranteed for 7 Day package)
  • Bell 212 helicopter
  • Up to 9 guests and 2 certified guides per group, up to 2 groups per helicopter
  • Gourmet meals & accommodation (based on double-occupancy)

7 day package from CAD$10,710 per person

Ski weeks run from 29 November 2014 until 18 April 2015 (last arrival date).

Elite Package at Albreda Lodge

For those looking for a more exclusive and intimate setting combined with sophisticated style and exceptional service, look no further than Albreda Lodge, located 45 kilometres north of Blue River. Personal guides and exclusive helicopter service mean that you will enjoy all of the comforts, service and amenities available at Blue River in a more exclusive and intimate setting. Accommodation is provided in the handcrafted wooden lodge which boasts stunning views of Mount Albreda.

7 day package from CAD$12,229 per person

Shorter 3 day and 4 day options are available in mid season only – please contact us for details.

Ski weeks run from 27December 2014 until 18 April 2015 (last arrival date).

Private and Semi-Private Packages

Private and Semi-Private Packages offer maximum flexibility and comfort. You, your guide and your pilot decide how much you ski / ride each day – on your time, your schedule – at your pace.

Prices start from CAD$69,433 per helicopter – please contact us for further details and prices

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