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Your lakeside heli-skiing lodge
With its remote location, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a rooftop hot tub, you can’t help but lose yourself in Monashee Lodge’s panoramic views (and every room has one). A true retreat, our timber-framed lodge is the ideal place to clear your mind and rest your tired ski legs.
A heli-skiing playground made by Mother Nature
Welcome to some of the most sought-after ski terrain in the world. In the Monashees, you can look forward to turn after turn through perfectly spaced trees in the world's only inland temperate rain forest on long, leg-burning runs. This lodge is known for its access to some of the most thrilling ski slopes in the Selkirks.
Every whim and then some
- 37 guest rooms
- Outstanding dining
- Well-stocked bar
- Rooftop hot tub
- Climbing wall
- Exercise room
Not a Heli-Skier?
The challenging Monashees range attracts strong skiers – but your non-skiing friend or spouse will have plenty to do too. Can’t find them after your day in the trees? They’re probably sipping a cold one in the rooftop hot tub, taking in views of the lake.
GET TO THE GOODS FASTER WITH SPECIAL TRANSPORT
Short on time? Travelling as a group? Maybe you just prefer a more customized way to get to the ski lodge? We're here to help make your powder dreams come true and can create a custom transportation plan from our Calgary, Kelowna and Kamloops gateway airports.
Ready to Book at CMH Monashees?
Experience the classic Heli-Skiing trip CMH was built on. Glide across glaciers and float through remote glades with the company of 10 soon-to-be best friends. When you're ready to hang up your skis, retreat to the spa for a massage, and refuel with a gourmet meal and backcountry cocktail. There's a reason these are our Signature Trips.
Plush lodges, a helicopter and a group with one shared goal: fresh, untracked snow. Round up a crew or come solo; either way small group trips maximize your mountain time with like-minded powder hounds.
Pair relaxing nights in some of the world’s most luxurious lodges with days full of untamed trees, gentle bowls and anything else you want your private guides and helicopter to take you to.
frequently asked questions
- What kind of terrain can I expect? What's the pace of skiing?
At Monashees, expect tree skiing in giant old growth trees, and steep, north-facing consistently steep pitched runs that just keep going and going.
This tenure is best for skiers who prefer a fast pace.
- How do I get to Monashee Lodge?
There are a number of ways you can get to the lodge. If you want to ride in one of the CMH coaches, you can download our most up-to-date Arrival/Departure Travel Information PDF from our Transportation page. If you’d prefer to drive yourself to the helipad, download our self-driving map. Please note that self-drivers must arrive at the CMH Monashee Lodge by 14:45 MT (13:45 PT).
We also have a number of private transportation options if you’re looking for something more specialized. Visit our Transportation page to learn more.
- What does the first day look like?
Upon arrival at the lodge, you will have some time to explore and get settled in your room - but not too settled! Now would be a good time to bring your boots to the shop to fit for skis/snowboard so you are ready to go. Dress warmly and meet in the skier entrance where our experienced guides will lead you through a safety and transceiver practice for approximately one hour. Spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing at your leisure. You will hear a bell when dinner is ready at 7:00PM. Enjoy your evening and rest up for your first day of skiing in the morning! There is no skiing/riding on your first day at the Monashees.
- How do I cancel my trip?
Visit the Insurance/Cancellation page to view our full cancellation policy.
- Is there Wi-Fi/cell service at the lodge? Do you have phones at the lodges?
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the lodge, as well as a computer area that you can use for internet browsing. Phones can be found in the computer area, and long-distance calling cards are available for purchase in our retail shop.
- Do I have to pay a single supplement if I am traveling alone?
You are not required to pay a single supplement if you are a solo traveller; however, if you want to confirm a single room, you will need to pay an upgrade fee, which varies by lodge.