Heli Ski in the Great Powder of Haines.

 

A new wave in Alaska heli skiing adventure. You will be heli skiing on top of the world based in a charming Alaskan town.  The picture says it all...

Price from US$5,700.

 

Why Heliski Here:

  • Better and more consistent weather than Valdez and other locations.
  • Fantastic steep terrain all easily accessible.
  • Presence of tree skiing meaning you can fly and heli ski when others can’t.
  • Backup cat skiing.
  • Haines is a really quaint town compared to other heli ski towns in AK.
  • You can be guided by Kent Kreitler himself.
TRIP LENGTH : 7 days
SUMMARY ITINERARY : Guests arrive in Haines by air, or sea from Juneau at the site and are accommodated at Fort Seward Lodge where they will be welcomed with gourmet food. Days 2 to 7 will be spent heli skiing in the great powder of Haines. You will be doing 7 days heli skiing, with 70,000 feet guaranteed in small groups of 4 with cat skiing backup.
PRICE FROM : $5,700
ACCESS POINT : Getting there is going to be half the fun!
You will firstly need to fly into Seattle, then onto Juneau (there are regular flights on Alaska Airlines). Then take a quick Alaska Seaplanes flight to Haines (35 minutes, from Juneau or Anchorage). Alternatively, you can take a ferry to Haines from either Juneau or Seattle. The ferry is 4.5 hours, and travels through the longest and deepest fjord in North America. Beautiful, a must do as a traveler at least one way.
PRE/POST SKIING : Alyeska, Girdwood (near Anchorage) or if passing through Seattle, you could whip up to Whistler for a few days.
INCLUSIONS & ACCOMODATION:
  • 1 Hobbs (flight hour) which will get you 20-24 runs or about 70,000 vertical feet over the course of 7 days
  • 7 nights of double accommodations at Fort Seward Lodge
  • Continental breakfasts and dinners for 6 days
  • Free use of ABS pack with avalanche safety equipment
  • All ground transfers
EXCLUSIONS:
  • Heliski/Catski specific travel insurance.
  • Gratuities
  • Massages
  • Alcoholic beverages
DEPOSIT : A 25% deposit is required to confirm your spot.
FULL PAYMENT : The balance of your reserved package is due 60 days prior to the commencement of your package.
REFUNDS : There will be no cash refunds unless the operator was unable to provide for the guided skiing service you purchased. If you do not fly because of a mechanical breakdown or the operator decides to shut down for safety for more than the length of your stay then refunds will be issued.
VERTICAL : 1 Hobbs which will get you 20-24 runs or about 70,000 vertical feet