Our Team

Dale McKnight, Operations Manager

Hometown: Golden, British Columbia

Meet Dale, our Operations Manager at Silvertip! 

According to Dale heli-skiing is not a holiday, so best not skip leg day before your tour! 

When he’s not maximizing skier vertical in the winter, you can find Dale operating heavy equipment as the owner and manager of Spider Excavators. 

Andrew Adamson, Ski Guide

Hometown: Jasper, Alberta

Meet Andy, one of our Ski Guides here at Silvertip. Andy’s passion for skiing began when he was just 3 years old when his parents put him on skis for the first time. With 19 years of ski industry experience, 4 being with us here at Silvertip, Andy’s role here is to ensure you have the best experience on the mountain while keeping safety as the number one priority. In the off season you can find Andy mountain biking, rafting, kayaking or climbing trees as Andy also runs an arborist company in the off season.

Sherrilee Franks, Lodge Manager

Hometown: Falkland, BC

Meet Sherrilee, with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality Sherrilee is our everything girl. From behind the scenes logistics to ensuring everything runs smoothly from the time you arrive to the time you leave. In Sherrilee’s off time she runs a property management company as well as is the General Manager of Historic O’Keefe Ranch. Sherrilee is a busy lady, but come to the lodge and she will be sure greet you with a warm welcoming smile.

Colin Davidson, Executive Chef

Hometown: Owen Sound, Ontario

Meet Colin, our Executive Chef here at Silvertip. Colin joined our team 5 years ago and keeps returning year after year or as he likes to say “I live in the bushes at Silvertip and just keep showing up, year after year when the season starts”. With over 20 years of industry experience Colin will be sure to provide you with the true “Heli Belly” experience.

In the off season you can find Colin boating around the Southern Gulf Islands.

Felix Allard, Maintenance Manager

Hometown: Amos, Quebec 

Meet Felix, our Maintenance guy. Felix ensures all the systems at our lodge are running smoothly from the generator to the hydronics to building maintenance, Felix does it all!

In the off season you can find Felix on the mountain bike trails, travelling or doing carpentry. A fun fact about Felix is he enjoys a shot of maple syrup every morning!