If you love skiing and are seeking a new adventure or just a new vacation destination, consider trying heliskiing! Heliskiing is only offered in a few states, such as Colorado, Alaska, and Washington. You can even try heli fishing and heli hiking in Alaska! Here are our best places to go heliskiing in the US.
Go Helicopter Skiing In These 6 U.S. Places
Located in the state of Washington, North Cascade Heli offers exclusive helicopter charters, one day trips, and three day trips for groups of up to four people. The terrain at the North Cascades is divided into several zones, with the most popular being the Silver Star Zone. The North Cascades has the highest elevation skiing in the state.
Go heliskiing with Telluride Helitrax in Colorado. This family owned heliskiing company has been running for over 30 years and has more than 200 square miles of terrain for you to explore. You can go on a custom tour with up to 15 of your closest friends to go on about six to eight runs per hour. Telluride Helitrax also offers scenic helicopter tours around the area as well.
Majestic Heli Ski in Alaska offers charter packages or trips that can be three, five, or seven days long. Packages are all inclusive, which makes it easier for you to plan your vacation. Majestic Heli Ski will not only take care of your heli-skiing, but also your accommodations, food, and even transportation from the airport. Most of the terrain is on glaciers and has few if any trees.
Go heliskiing outside of Salt Lake City, Utah! The company Powderbird will drop you off at 9,000’. You can select from several different trip options, including charter, private, and premium. Create a skier profile on the Powderbird website to have the company plan your reservation and customize your experience for you.
Visit Sun Valley, Idaho between the end of December and the beginning of April to go heliskiing! Sun Valley Heli Ski offers trips over three mountain ranges and about 750,000 acres of land. You can go in groups of four and on up to six runs per day.
Visit the Tordrillo Mountains in Alaska between February and April to go heliskiing with Tordrillo Mountain Lodge. One of the guides at the lodge, Tommy Moe, is an Olympic gold medalist! Tordrillo Mountain Lodge also offers heli fishing and heli hiking if you are visiting during the summer months.
This article was written by Colleen Regan.