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6 Reasons to Opt for a Family Heli Ski Break This Festive Season

With December fast approaching it may be time to consider trading in your big family get-together for a more intimate and adventurous holiday experience. Heli skiing in Revelstoke, BC is the perfect alternative to the typical big dinners and crowded holiday festivities that we’re used to. But why heli ski in Revelstoke? We’re here to tell you why ditching tradition to heli ski this holiday season is going to be the best decision you’ve ever made!

1. Capitalize on Revelstoke’s legendary powder

You don’t have to go overseas to give your loved ones the heli skiing experience of a lifetime! Revelstoke is home to some of Canada’s best snow conditions. This year, the weather experts are predicting colder temperatures and lots of precipitation, so wax up those powder skis! 

Two people skiing through alpine terrain in deep snow

2. Create an EPIC new tradition!

Every family has done the big turkey dinner with clamouring cousins and aunts and uncles. If your teenagers are 15 or over, however, chances are they might be getting bored of entertaining the young’uns or tolerating conversation at the adult table. So why not give them an experience so awe-inspiring that there’s not even a chance to roll their eyes? After a private heli skiing adventure in Revelstoke your teenagers will be begging to make it a family tradition! Whether it’s your first or hundredth time heli-skiing, there is something for everybody In Revelstoke, BC.

3. It’s an excuse to reconnect!

If your children have already flown the nest and you only get to see them for brief stints during the holidays, this adventure is for you. A private heli skiing group of four is the perfect excuse to sequester your loved ones away from the typical holiday stresses, finding the space to relax and reconnect. Trying something new that also gives you time alone with your seldom-seen children—or parents—is a win-win. After ripping up the legendary slopes of Revelstoke, BC, you’ll never run out of things to talk about and reminisce on… And we guarantee that everyone will be left in awe of those 500,000 acres of untouched wilderness.

A snowboarder wearing a red jacket giving two thumbs up

4. Treat your loved ones

For families with beloved memories spending weekends on the slopes, a heli-skiing adventure is the best holiday gift for your parents or loved ones. Perhaps it’s time to treat your parents for all the hours they spent cheering you on at the local hill. Not only will they get to spend a full day forging new, unforgettable memories, but you’re also giving them the opportunity to heli ski in Revelstoke: the experience of a lifetime! Bonus, you’ll be getting in on the action too!

5. Escape the convoluted COVID conundrum

Not sure how to navigate seeing your extended family while being covid-wise? Wary of throwing that big dinner, but riddled with guilt at the idea of uninviting your in-laws? The solution is simple: commit to an intimate heli skiing get-away with only your closest four family members. Announce your escape to the slopes, avoid the crowds, and shred some pow with this covid-safe, guilt-free option! 

A person heli skiing on a snowy day

6. Low Prices and Unlimited Runs

This season, combining quality time and an epic ski adventure is one of the best options for families. To make this dream a reality, Canadian residents save 20% all season long.  Along with unlimited vertical, you’ll also get a gourmet breakfast, lunch, and après ski snacks to keep everyone’s h-angriness at bay. 

Ring in the new year in Revelstoke’s legendary ski terrain and surrounding mountains! Book your family an unforgettable Adventure, all Canadian residents save 20% off standard rates!

Children must be 15 or over to heli ski and accompanied by an adult. Heli-ski adventures are available to book as single seats on the 1 Day Heli-Ski adventure. For full family groups of up to 4 people, opt for a private group heli adventure for a more intimate, personalized day on the mountain!

Looking for a unique stay in Revelstoke, BC? Check out our friends at Boulder Mountain Resort, or for a luxury lodging experience, book your family into the spectacular Revelstoke Bison Lodge!


1 Day Heli-Skiing – Unlimited Runs


This 1-day heli-ski Adventure is ideal for those who have limited time in their itinerary or for those who want to tick heli skiing off their bucket list.


1 Day Full Group Heli-Skiing – Unlimited Runs


Look no further for the perfect heli-ski day for you and up to 3 of your closest family or friends.

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