snow safety firsttwo guides the entire time
supervised fun lodge staff will keep kids busy
Adventurous Skiing escape Awesome family Heli-Skiing
Winter ski vacations don’t come much better than this
Give your family a first-rate experience of what it’s like to Heli-Ski within outstanding terrain and in legendary snow. Keep up with the kids on the mountain or let them head to the lodge for supervised fun while you continue skiing, worry-free.
Family Heli-Skiing Means Something for everyone
As winter ski vacations go, this is an excellent introduction to wilderness conditions for the younger members of your family. The terrain is never too steep nor the trees too tight. Your guides will lead you through friendly terrain while also giving you the adrenaline that comes with making turns out-of-bounds.
NEW WINTER TRIP AVAILABLE
You have a unique opportunity to Heli-Ski as a family on a brand new Small Group trip at CMH Adamants over the holidays, December 21-28, 2019. Lap countless runs together as you play within 247,000 acres of pure awesome, in your close group, with your own heli and ACMG guide.
Openings like this don’t happen often.
Don’t miss your chance.
Book Your Dream Trip
Whether your kids can out-ski you or want to come in early, they'll have a day they'll never forget. Give them a taste of powder and at the end of the day, if they want to head back to the lodge for fun and games, you can stay out on the slopes.
Small Group Family Adventure
A rare opportunity that’s only available for December 2019. Combine family time with one of the best Heli-Skiing experiences possible. Enjoy the ability to snag fresh tracks with the younger members of your family on this one-of-a-kind Small Group trip.
frequently asked questions
- How fit do I need to be to Heli-Ski?
A typical CMH Heli-Skiing Guest is:
- a strong intermediate to advanced skier/rider
- able to ski/ride in control on most terrain and willing to try black diamond runs
- comfortable in a variety of snow conditions
- fit enough to ski/ride for consecutive days
- someone who has skied/ridden actively at mountain resorts for a few seasons
- Can we ski as a family? What is the minimum age for children?
Yes. The minimum age for Family trips is 12 years old. Please note that children must ski with one of their parents/guardians.
- What does a typical day look like - do I have to ski all day? How many runs will I get in a day? How much vertical will I ski?
You can start your day with an optional (yet highly recommended) morning warm-up class. Afterwards, you can tuck into a hearty breakfast that will set you up for the morning. Once full, you prepare for your morning departure time for an incredible day of powder skiing. Opportunities may be available to return early from skiing, and relax at the lodge. Ensure to touch base with your guide if you start to get tired. Otherwise, return time to the lodge at the end of the day will vary depending on weather and time of year.
How many runs and how much vertical you ski each day depends on weather and safety conditions as well as the pace of the ski groups. Your Heli-Skiing trip comes with a vertical guarantee based on the length of the trip. Visit our Vertical - What’s Included, Guaranteed & Refunded page to see the vertical guarantee for our Family Heli-Skiing trips.
- What's included in my trip? What should I pack?
All of our Heli-Skiing trips include accommodation at your chosen CMH lodge, food and non-alcoholic beverages while at the lodge, certified guides and helicopter pilots, safety training and the use of specially designed Heli-Skis. Our What’s Included page will give you full details on everything that is included.
For our Family Heli-Skiing trips, we would recommend you pack the following:
- Ski or snowboard boots (mandatory)
- Snowboard, if required (NOTE: We do have some snowboards available to rent. Visit our What’s Included page to learn more
- Snow pants and warm coat
- Hard shell or one-piece suit
- Goggles/mitts or gloves
- Wool hat or toque
- Multi-layer clothing for skiing
- 3-4 pairs of comfortable, warm socks
- Light workout clothes for morning stretch class
- Bathing suit for hot tub or sauna
- Indoor shoes or slippers
- Casual clothing for in the lodge
- Optional items: alarm clock, camera, binoculars, collapsible poles (for snowboarders), spare snowboard parts (as listed in the Snowboard Gear form you will receive when you book)
While we recommend helmets be worn on all Heli-Skiing trips, helmets are only mandatory for Steep Shots & Pillow Drops, and Steep Camp.
- How many guides per group are there on the Family Trips?
Depending on group configurations, there is sometimes a second guide on a Family Trip. Please note, this is not guaranteed. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to speak to our team. Contact us >
- Do I have to jump out of a helicopter?
Jumping out of a helicopter is not only dangerous, but it is not allowed. After the helicopter lands, your guide will get out of the front seat, open the latch on the door, and everyone will exit the helicopter one at a time to make sure your guides and all guests stay safe.