Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

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#1 Harrwood Dr. Box 159
Blue River, BC  V0E 1J0
(250) 673-8381 / (800) 661-9170
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About Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

The Cariboo and Monashee Ranges collect deep high quality and consistent powder snow. Thousands of Peaks and 10s of Thousands of runs. We typically have about 120 guests per week and our area is 1.2 million acres - check out that ratio. We have unlimited vertical in all our deluxe and elite packages.

First Class all the way. Only company that we know of that has a Heated Helicopter Hanger. We monitor 3 remote weather stations and have been in this area since the early 1970s, so we always know where the skiing is good. We have a first class resort with 22 handcrafted log chalets, a 9000 square foot estate house with a 5000 square foot cabana in Blue River BC. Albreda Lodge is a full service 17 room luxury lodge located 30 miles north of Blue River. We have about 200 staff that service 120 guests per week. Our guest services are second to none.

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Quick Facts

The Basics Terrain
Helicopter Trips: Yes
Snowcat Trips: Yes
Years in Business: 39
Capacity Per Trip: 120 per week
Trips Per Season: Around 23 weeks/year
Guide to Client Ratio: 1 to 4 or 5
Packages start at: $2193.00
Summit: 11,600 Ft / 3,536 M
Base: 3,000 Ft / 914 M
Vertical: 6,000 Ft / 1,829 M
Acres: 1,200,000 Ac / 485,640 Hc
Annual Snow: 400" / 1,016cm
Season
Starts Around: 12/2/2008
Ends Around: 4/21/2009
The Basics
Helicopter Trips: Yes
Snowcat Trips: Yes
Years in Business: 39
Capacity Per Trip: 120 per week
Trips Per Season: Around 23 weeks/year
Guide to Client Ratio: 1 to 4 or 5
Packages start at: $2193.00
Terrain
Summit: 11,600 Ft / 3,536 M
Base: 3,000 Ft / 914 M
Vertical: 6,000 Ft / 1,829 M
Acres: 1,200,000 Ac / 485,640 Hc
Annual Snow: 400" / 1,016cm
Season
Starts Around: 12/2/2008
Ends Around: 4/21/2009

Guide Certifications & Experience

Canadian Ski Guide Association, Canadian Avalanche Association, Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance - Foreign Equivalence

Equipment Used

Bell 212 & A Star & 407 B2 Helicopters, Atomic Skis, Burton Snowboard, Ortovox Transceivers, Leki Poles, Schoffel Clothing.

Ski Areas Nearby

Sun Peaks - Kamloops BC, Whistler Blackcomb BC, Marmot Basin-Jasper AB, Lake Louise.

Booking Policy

Deposit is required at the time of booking. Final payment due 10 weeks prior to the start of the ski week or package.

Training & Instruction

All guides are ski instructor certified to provide support through the day.

Packages & Pricing

All inclusive packages. 3 gourmet meals a day, double and single occupancy, we supply skis and snowboards specific to the conditions-serviced daily and delivered to your heli-pad every morning. Safety equipment is also provided. Snow Cat packages now available too.

What's New

Albreda Lodge that services the north part of our tenure. Enlarged Heated Hanger. New Snow Cat packages available.

Local Lodging

Chalet Lodging. Gym, Climbing Wall, Spa area, Massage, stretching room, Dining room and bar (award winning wine selection). Full service Ski Shop and Boutique.