Nestled in the heart of the Monashee and Cariboo mountains with more than 10 metres of snowfall each year, Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing is renowned for majestic mountains pristine powder and exceptional ski terrain. Experience the challenge of steep trees, the thrill of a glacier descent or the more relaxed pace of their gentler slopes as you explore more than 1,200,000 acres of ski terrain.
Julie skiing at Blue River March 2014
Mike Wiegele has been in operation since 1970. For over 40 years, they have been creating and establishing the benchmark in heliskiing. Their dedication to powder skiing and boarding customer service, safety and resort quality establishes Mike Wiegele as the leader in the industry.
Julie’s group at Blue River March 2014
You can select a guided three, five or seven day heliski or snowcat package and enjoy the advantages of perfect powder, a luxurious Heli Village Resort and “unlimited vertical“policy.
Unlimited Vertical. This means you pay the package rate only, unlike many other operations, there are no additional charges for skiing more vertical 2 guides per group in the Deluxe package offering security and safety. All necessary equipment is provided, skis/boards,transceivers, shovel packs and probe.
With multiple helicopters and programs, skiers are matched by abilities so grouping is flexible and can be adjusted with ease.
The Heli Village Resort accommodation is some of the finest in the business. Most guests stay in one of 22 handcrafted log chalets located throughout the resort. Wireless internet access is available in the chalets.
One of the rewards of active mountain life is eating well, a pleasure taken very seriously in Blue River. Alternating throughout your ski week, you will be offered a plated dinner service and a world-class buffet featuring sushi, wild smoked salmon, Atlantic lobster and other specialty fares.
Other amenities at the Heli Village include a well equipped Fitness Centre with Whirlpool & Sauna and fully trained massage therapists.