A Typical Tour

Arrival Day at Silvertip Lodge

Guests fly from Vancouver BC, Canada, Airport’s South Terminal (YVR) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) in the morning of their departure date. From Williams Lake Airport, a helicopter transports clients for a 45-minute flight to Silvertip Lodge.   The Silvertip staff will be waiting for your arrival in Williams Lake to handle any final details of your trip, ensuring that you start your heli-skiing holiday as soon as you arrive at the lodge! From Vancouver International Airport (YVR) the estimated total travel time is approximately 2.5 hours to Silvertip Lodge.

Once at the Lodge, guides provide guests with a thorough safety orientation, followed by an afternoon of heli-skiing or snowboarding.

Silvertip Lodge Ski Days

Guests awake to the delicious smells of a steaming hot breakfast beginning at 8:00 am.  At 9:00 am, the helicopter begins to take you up for a breathtaking morning of heli-skiing or snowboarding.

At Silvertip Lodge, guests have access to unlimited vertical and Silvertip guarantees a minimum of 30,000m/100,000ft during a week-long trip.

Guests return to Silvertip Lodge an hour before sunset to enjoy delicious après-ski snacks and drinks, perhaps followed by a dip in the hot tub, a sauna or a relaxing massage.  A gourmet dinner is prepared by the Silvertip Chefs and served at 7:00 pm.

Final Ski Day

On the final day of your Silvertip tour, breakfast will be served at 7:00 am. Guests will then board the helicopter at 7:45 to Williams Lake where they will catch the charted flight to Vancouver, and on to your respective flights. Arrival at Vancouver International Airport is approximately 11:00 am.

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