Since the inception of the operation at Ripley Creek your guides have been a pioneering force in Canadian heli skiing. Though we don't like to use the term "expert", any guests considering a trip North to Ripley Creek should be seasoned all mountain skiers or riders with a solid history of enjoying the mountains.
BIG terrain, BIG vertical and slightly bigger groups than it's sister operation at Bell 2, based out of the small town of Stewart, BC . Up to 2 groups of 9 guests fly in one Bell 204 helicopter.
The terrain is exciting and offers long runs on glaciers and in open bowls as well as some of the most spectacular tree runs anywhere. 3, 4 and 7 day packages priced toward a skier or rider looking for pure no-frills heli skiing.
Lodging and Operations
Bell 2 Lodge's sister operation is based at Ripley Creek Inn in Stewart, BC . Stewart was first settled in 1896 and quickly grew into a robust mining community over the next 50 years. Stewart now has a growing tourist industry providing visitors with incredible vistas at the head of one of the deep fjords of the renowned Inside Passage .
The Ripley Creek Inn is home to both guests and staff alike with meals served just across the street at the Bitter Creek Café. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms, queen size beds with down duvets, telephones and TVs.
Single or double occupancy accommodations as at the Bell 2 Lodge
Expert Guide Services
Use of powder skis and avalanche transceivers
Transfer packages include private charter flights direct from Vancouver to Terrace, BC and return, 2 nights accommodation at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel and all transfers within Vancouver.
Only 2 groups of 9 guests in one Bell 204 Helicopter
Access to over 2.2 million acres of terrain!
No frills heli skiing for the more cost conscious skier or rider
Convenient transfer program with scheduled flights direct from Vancouver to Terrace