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 Heli Skiing:
As the birthplace of U.S. heli skiing, Sun Valley has a long tradition of flying visitors to an untouched skier’s paradise on top of the Rockies. A vast territory covering three mountain ranges provides unparalleled access to Idaho’s legendary powder and terrain for all abilities in some of the lightest and deepest powder in the lower 48. Sun Valley Resort offers great heli-skiing packages starting at $1250 per person.
Selkirk Powder Company at Schweitzer:
Best Overall USA Cat Skiing Experience; ranked Second Place by Powderhounds.com (2013). Just 30 miles from the wettest spot in entire the US Rockies and resort-based from Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Offering heaps of fresh powder, un-tracked trees, steep chutes and wicked fun pillow lines! If you don't know why the Powderhounds ranked us #2, read their review on our webpage and sign up for an epic session of powder skiing! Prices start at $400 per person with discounts for groups. Learn more about Selkirk Powder.
Brundage Mountain Snowcat Skiing:
Join Brundage Mountain on a guided cat skiing trip into the beautiful backcountry of the Payette National Forest and you’ll experience a pristine, snowy wonderland. Brundage’s cat tours access more than 17,000 acres of snowy steeps, tree-lined glades and powdery bowls. You can experience this rush for only $269 for a single seat or book a whole cat for as little as $180 per person. Click here to see Brundage’s amazing cat skiing options.
Payette Powder Guides:
Take a trip out to one of the most scenic alpine areas in Central Idaho with Payette Powder Guides. Their snowmobile and cat tours will leave you awe-struck atop the Lick Creek Range—adjacent to the beautiful resort town of McCall. Rates start at $360 for a two-person guided day trip. Multi-day tours are also available; as well as yurt rentals and avalanche courses for those looking to go-it-alone.
Teton Mountain Heli-Skiing:
If you are looking to go heli-skiing in the Teton Mountains, then your destination is 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 adventure. 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 Mountains. After a day of magnificent skiing or boarding, breathtaking scenery and glorious powder turns, you’ll especially appreciate a visit to the Stillwaters Spa & Salon 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.
Grand Targhee Snowcat Skiing:
Grand Targhee: Our Snowcat Adventures is an experience not to be missed, with breathtaking views of the Grand Teton, 600 dedicated acres, incredible powder stashes and terrain for intermediates and above. You and 11 other skiers and riders will enjoy a huge powder reserve of 600 acres and up to 18,000 vertical feet in your daily adventure. Follow our Targhee Powder Cat Guides through expansive bowls, gladed cruisers and steep tree pitches, with awe inspiring views. Prices start at $199 for a half day with prices for full day, private and group. Click here to book your snow cat-skiing adventure today!
Soldier Mountain Cat Skiing:
Soldier Mountain Soldier’s Cat Skiing is back in action! With a new 11 passenger snowcat carriage, a flat screen TV to enjoy on your way up the mountain, an optional over night stay in our yurt,
and fresh powder all day long, Soldier Mountain’s Cat Skiing is first class, and affordable at $275 per person. After a great day on the slopes, turn your snow cat adventure into a moonlight overnight in our cozy yurt for only $38 per person. The hilltop yurt sleeps 12 with padded full and single bunk beds. To reserve call (208) 764-2526 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.