Northern Escape • Heli Skiing

Zero Down Days

Small Groups

Unlimited Vertical Option

Located in a remote northwest corner of BC, Northern Escape offers small group heli skiing, easily accessible slopes and deep untracked powder! Just a short 20 minute drive from Terrace, our lodge offers ease of access as well as some of the deepest powder in the world! Our cat ski backup ensures there are absolutely ZERO down days – we want you to enjoy the exhilaration of the slopes all day every day!

WHY NORTHERN ESCAPE?

Our epic snowfall is some of the deepest untracked powder around! Click here to watch our taster video

We are in one of the largest ski areas in the world. Northern Escape sits on a vast and varied terrain of nearly 1.8 million acres

Back up snowcats ensure there are absolutely zero down days! Don’t let the weather affect your adventure - ski to your heart’s content!

Ride in our new Koala Helicopters – the Koala Helicopters offer more space, power and speed which means more skiing for guests

Your safety is our priority. All of our guides are certified and/or recognized by Helicat Canada, the British Columbia Heli-Skiing and Snowcat-Skiing Operators Association

Package Details:

Price:

Classic package starts from $4,199.00 CAD per person (3 days)
Elite package starts from $ 4,199.00 CAD per person (3 days)


Included:

  • Professional helicopter skiing guide services
  • Accommodations at the Yellow Cedar Lodge for all Classic packages and the New Mountain Lodge for all Elite packages**
  • All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Use of Barryvox avalanche transceiver
  • Use of Snow Pulse airbag
  • Powder skis, poles and snowboards
  • Use of heli skiing safety equipment
  • Use of all Yellow Cedar/Mountain Lodge amenities
  • Lodge transfers to and from the Terrace Airport

** Based on double occupancy. If available, you may request to upgrade to Single Room.

* Mountain Lodge “Elite” Based on Single occupancy.


Not Included:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Clothing/merchandise in the shop
  • Massage

Location:

Fly first in to Vancouver, then 2 hour flight to Terrace, BC. Greeter will meet you at airport and transport you approximately 20 mins to the Lodge.


Run Length:

Up to 2,000+ vt. metres. (6,500+ vt. feet)!


No. Runs Per Day:

Average groups do 8-15 runs per day.


Max Group Size:

Yellow Cedar Lodge “Classic” has a maximum capacity of 18 people with Small Heli groups of 6 people.

Mountain Lodge “Elite” has a maximum capacity of 10 people with Small heli groups of 5 people.


Equipment:

A Selection of Elan and Kastle powder skis are provided.


Guides:

All of our guides are dedicated professionals and certified members of the ACMG (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides), the UIAGM (International Mountain Guides Associations), and/or recognized by Helicat Canada, the British Columbia Heli-Skiing and Snowcat-Skiing Operators Association.


About the Helicopter:

For the Classic Program guests fly in groups of six in one of our “Italian Stallions,” the Koala helicopters. Each helicopter services a maximum of three groups. For the Elite Program it is a maximum of 5 guests in a nimble BELL 407 heliciopter servicing only two groups, a true Semi-Private Experience.

Ski in One Of The World’s Largest Heli Skiing Locations

Located near Terrace in northwestern British Columbia, Canada, Northern Escape offers 5,500 square kilometers of high quality DEEP powder. Our small group heli skiing packages combine the option of unlimited vertical and a cat ski backup to ensure you have the most action-packed ski experience of your life! Choose between Classic, Elite, or Private packages and head off on your ski adventure with three to five other skiers in a Koala or Bell 407 helicopter. You’re in safe hands with the company and guidance of an ACMG certified guide(opens in a new tab), who ensures you reach the deepest, freshest lines! And the cherry on top? There’s no need to worry about transport – one of our friendly staff will be waiting for you at the airport!

Comfortable Accommodation With Breathtaking Views

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Yellow Cedar is a charming cedar wood lodge boasting incredible views of the Skeena River. With both double and single occupancy rooms, ensuite bathrooms, a sauna, outdoor jacuzzi, weight and cardio rooms, incredible vistas, WiFi and cell phone service, Yellow Cedar Lodge is the perfect place to unwind after a long day on the snow. Enjoy the incredible surrounding mountains from the comfort of your accommodation with all the amenities you could ever want!

Mountain Lodge is a stunning new lodge – recently opened for the start of the 2019/20 ski season. It is the home for all clients in the Elite (Semi-Private) program. Located in a remote setting between a stunning lake and the surrounding mountains, it is the ultimate luxury heli lodge retreat. Inside there are 10 well appointed guest rooms- all Single Occupancy. And you will enjoy all the amenities one would expect at a 5 star lodge- a well appointed bar/lounge area and dining room, a spacious heated boot room, large outdoor hot tub, and more!

Take a Virtual 360 Tour of your Northern Escape Accommodations. Click Here: https://www.insight-photography.net/iplanet360/nehs/nehs2020.html

Get Ready For the Ultimate Heli Ski Adventure!

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