Cat Skiing and Heli Skiing
Why stand in the lift line when you can take an early morning heli-lift or a relaxing snowcat trip to the top of the mountain and spend the entire day touring the backcountry. Intermediate and expert skiers wanting a very special powder snow holiday experience need to make their way to one of the Ski Idaho mountains to experience snowcat skiing and heli-skiing at one of the best in the west!
Sun Valley Resort:
As the birthplace of United States helicopter skiing, Sun Valley has a long tradition of flying visitors to an untouched skier’s paradise on top of the Rockies. Most of the skiing takes place in the 7 to 10,000 foot range and there is a variety of terrain and runs to suit every level of skiing ability, including 33-degree pitches, 40-degree chutes, steady 2,000-vertical-foot descents and vast bowls of flawless corn. But don’t get the impression that heli-skiing is only for the super advanced. There are plenty of inviting, low-angled slopes ideally suited for the first-time or family heli-ski experience. Epiq Quest with Sun Valley Resort offer great heli-skiing packages starting at $1100 per person.
Selkirk Powder Company at Schweitzer:
Where else can you enjoy thousands of acres of world-class, snowcat-supported, ski and snowboard runs within 15 minutes of your hotel room, condo or car? At Schweitzer of course! Based on the top of Schweitzer, Selkirk Powder operates off the west side of the resort, where thousands of acres of fresh powder await. For as little as $400 your skiing or boarding day with Selkirk Powder and Schweitzer Mountain will includes 6-9 snowcat-supported runs for up to 12,000 vertical feet, a deli lunch, beverages and snacks and will produce big lines, powder pillows and epic glades! to check out their many great packages.
Join Brundage Mountain on a guided cat skiing trip into the beautiful backcountry of the Payette National Forest to experience a pristine, snowy wonderland that is unforgettable. Snow cat trips at Brundage are offered on more than 17,000 acres of snowy steeps, tree-lined glades and powdery bowls. Brundage offers private or group adventures for as little as $170 per person (Based on a mid-week private trip). Click here to see Brundage’s amazing cat skiing options.
Grand Targhee- Snowcat and Heli-Ski:
Grand Targhee: Grand Targhee has over 600 acres and up to 20,000 vertical feet of amazing terrain set aside specifically for cat-skiing. With reduced snow cat experience prices ($199 for a half day or $349 for a full day), and early season adventure options (includes a full day of lift-accessed skiing, three nights of lodging and one full day of catskiing for just $279 per person) you won't have to miss a single powder stash or hold back on this hallmark Grand Targhee experience. Click here to book your snow cat-skiing adventure today!
If you are looking to go heli-skiing in the Teton Mountains then stay at Teton Spring Lodge and Spa located in Victor, ID where the helicopter will pick you up in the parking lot of the resort! Teton Springs Lodge has partnered with High Mountain Heli-Skiing to provide you with an unmatched powder skiing and boarding adventures for three to six days. For less than $1500 (includes 3 days of lodging, breakfast, 1 day of heli-skiing and a ticket to Grand Targhee Resort) High Mountain Heli-Skiing offers 305,000 acres of skiable terrain in and around the Teton mountain range. After a day of magnificent skiing or boarding, breathtaking scenery and glorious powder turns, you’ll especially appreciate a visit to the Stillwaters Spa where you can choose from a wide variety of luxury spa treatments, including deep-tissue and sports massage! Click here to check out their amazing packages.
Soldier Mountain Cat Skiing:
Soldier Mountain is in the final stages of the permitting for the 2013 season. They are unable to book any trips until that process is complete. The price for a full day will be $275 per head, that includes lunch at the yurt. (10-12) people. A Cat Cabin is also in the process. Check back and we'll update once they have received their permit. In the meantime let the powder pile up in the mountains!