Bugaboos Heli Skiing
Heli Ski British Columbia


The Bugaboo Mountains are the birth place of Heli Skiing as Canadian Mountain Holiday first began operation here in 1965. One of the most established areas in BC, offering an immense variety of runs, both above and below tree line. Skiing on glaciers surrounded by massive monoliths is an indelibly intense and heart-spinning experience. As one Heli Skier wrote, "Having this terrain all to ourselves is like having a private Zermatt or Chamonix."

Lodging and Operations

The magnificently sited and recently renovated Bugaboo Lodge is still the only base for skiing in these World famous peaks.

10 single and 15 double/twin rooms, all with private bath, cozy bar-lounge area, dining room, games room, shop, exercise equipment, massage, rooftop whirlpool and sauna. Capacity of 44 guests.


  • Guaranteed vertical meters of helicopter skiing or snowboarding (dependent upon length of stay)
  • All meals, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All lodge accommodations and use of lodge facilities such as saunas, whirlpools, etc.
  • Fully escorted transportation to and from Calgary International Airport
  • ACMG (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides), and/or IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guides Association) certified guides
  • Use of Atomic Heli-Daddy skis and poles.
  • NOTE: Limited snowboards are available and riders are encouraged to bring their own, as well as boots (and collapsible poles if possible). Boots are not provided.
  • Training in and use of avalanche transceivers

    Why go?

    1. Overwhelming scenery surrounding spectacular skiing
    2. Enjoy the recently renovated Bugaboo Lodge, in the heart of these World famous peaks
    3. Ski with the World originators of Heli-Skiing

    Terrain and Conditions
    Mountain Range: Purcells
    Area: 256,000 acres- 206 runs
    Skiing Elevation : 3,100 ft - 10,010 ft
    Average Snowfall : @ 6,000 ft - 475 inches

    Glacier skiing surrounded by massive monoliths. The Bugaboos offer an incredible variety of both tree and glacier skiing.

    Operating Season:

    December 23rd to May 5th

    Rates and Schedules:

    7 night packages range from $5,820 double / $6,498 single to $9,790 double / $10,468 single, per person (all prices in Canadian dollars).

    5 night packages range from $5,370 double / $5,854 single to $6,050 double / $6,534 single, per person (all prices in Canadian dollars).

    4 night packages start at $4,340 double / $4,727 single, per person (all prices in Canadian dollars).

    Guests will arrive in Calgary the day before their departure to the lodge.



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