Although skiing and snowboarding are some of most exciting and thrilling sports out there, it is not as thrilling as heliskiing or heliboarding. Heliskiing in BC is done by taking those participating in skiing to the top of the mountain or location where they wish to ski and dropping from a helicopter. Using a helicopter opposed to a ski lift so gives you a better few when being transferred to the location you wish.
When booking your stay at a ski resort there are a few things that should be taken into consideration. What you will be skiing on plays a huge role in your speed, how you can maneuver, and your overall performance. Most ski resorts use a compacted hard snow that seems very artificial and is nothing like real snow. Powder snow is the best and most preferred snow like terrain that should be used when in helicopter skiing.
The best helicopter skiing and snowboarding resorts and is located in high up in the mountains and tend to have the best snow to ski on. When heliskiing in BC, you can even take heliskiing in private groups. Heli skiing is one of the most preferred thrilling sports by those who love extreme sports but can be done even by those who never have before as well.
Due to the fact that most ski resorts are located so close in range of drop zones for heli skiing, you can spend less time traveling to your destination. Less traveling will give you more time to enjoy the resort and all that it has to offer. There are 3 bases to choose from which are also lodges where guests will stay during their visit.
Another reason why many people wish to visit ski resorts is because of all the activities that are offered as well as the size. The location for skiing and snowboarding is preferred to be as big as possible. Most ski resorts have limited space in a much smaller confined area. Other activities include heli fishing, grizzly bear tours, fly fishing, hiking, and helicopter rides.
Before arriving at the resort it is best to find out if there is any gear you will need to participate in the sports you wish partake. There is something here for the whole family to enjoy regardless of age. For those who love winter, this is a great way to avoid the winter by booking a stay with a ski resort in the mountains as well.