Girdwood/Alyeska Heli Ski Package.
An ultimate backcountry heli ski experience for the whole family or group. The heli skiing operations offer some of the most diverse and expansive terrain only in Alaska's Western Chugach Mountains. Explore 3,000 to 4,000 foot vertical runs found across hundreds of peaks which provide guests with more powder to ski.
Price from US $6,100.
Why Heliski Here:
- Alaska’s Western Chugach Mountains wrap around some of the best helicopter skiing and boarding terrain in the world. The 3,000 to 4,000-foot vertical runs are found on hundreds of peaks, providing guests with more powder than they can ride in one trip.
- The only heli ski operator skiing and snowboarding in a permit area covering over 700,000 acres of mountainous terrain with gentle bowls, giant mountain faces, massive glaciers and sheltered tree skiing (the tree skiing is in the snowcat terrain mostly).
- This operation is very suitable for many first time and experienced Alaska heli skiers. With a base at luxurious Hotel Alyeska at the base of Alyeska ski resort, a proximity by road to Anchorage, and with one of the most comfortable heli ski accommodations in AK, it has many advantages for clients with non-heli ski partners.
|TRIP LENGTH :||5 days|
|SUMMARY ITINERARY :||Guests are expected to arrive on a Sunday. From the Anchorage International Airport, a representative is waiting to transport you to The Hotel Alyeska where you can relax and prepare for the heli ski days ahead of you. First day of heli skiing starts the following day, Monday, and ends on Friday. The hotel has amazing amenities which you can enjoy when you are not in the powder. A state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor salt-water pool, sauna and whirlpool are part of the experience, and four on-site restaurants are known for creative dishes prepared with fresh Alaska ingredients and breathtaking views. You depart on Friday thinking about your next heli ski trip to the amazing Western Chugach Mountains.|
|PRICE FROM :||C$6,100|
|ACCESS POINT :||It’s best to fly into Anchorage International Airport. Then the operator provides roundtrip transportation from Anchorage to Girdwood which is 40 miles (64 km) south of Anchorage or a 40 minute drive.|
|PRE/POST SKIING :||This operator is based at the world class Alyeska Ski Resort. With views to the sea from the resort and many challenging off piste runs, it’s the perfect place to warm up or leverage on down days for resort skiing.|
|INCLUSIONS & ACCOMODATION:
|DEPOSIT :||A 50% deposit as well as a signed tour participant contract is required to confirm your spot.|
|FULL PAYMENT :||The remaining balance is due 90 days prior to the skiing date. However, if the reservation is made within 90 days prior to the start of the trip, payment is due in full.|
|REFUNDS :||If you don’t achieve the guaranteed package footage, the refund is $50 per 1,000 vertical feet. Refunds are only issued when you do not attain the minimum vertical guarantee of your package for the following reasons: inclement or unsafe flying weather; helicopter mechanical issue; extraordinary safety concerns as defined by the operator.|
|VERTICAL :||60,000 vertical feet of heli skiing with 50,000 vertical feet guaranteed|