Northern Escape • Heli Skiing
Zero Down Days
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
Classic package starts from $ 5,799.00 CAD per person (3 days)
- Professional helicopter skiing guide services
- Accommodations at the Yellow Cedar Lodge**
- 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 Lodge amenities
- Lodge transfers to and from the Terrace Airport
** Based on double occupancy. If available, you may request to upgrade to Single Room.
- Alcoholic beverages
- Clothing/merchandise in the shop
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.
Up to 2,000+ vt. metres. (6,500+ vt. feet)!
Safety is more than a commitment at White Grizzly; it is the ethic that drives our business. We provide our guests with top-of-the-line avalanche safety equipment and hold practice sessions on how to use this equipment effectively in the event of an emergency.
Our highly experienced, certified guides meet on a daily basis to evaluate run selections given current conditions, group dynamics and other factors.
No. Runs Per Day:
Average groups do 8-15 runs per day.
Max Group Size:
We can accomodate up to 18 skiiers.
Our main ski is a custom version of Prior’s Overlord and we also have some newer Prior snowboards available.
About the Helicopter:
You’ll fly in cohesive groups of only four to six in one of our “Italian Stallions,” the Koala helicopters. Each helicopter services a maximum of three groups in order to allow us greater mobility and to increase the terrain selection that is available for us to enjoy.
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, 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
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! Our Red Seal certified staff serve you the finest continental cuisine and provide an exceptional standard of service.