1440 sq.km
Ski Tenure
60
Annual Snowfall
118
Total Runs
100
Enjoyment

Itinerary | March 16th to 20th, 2021

Arrival Day – March 16th:

Departure at 7:30 am from Signature Flight Support terminal (next to Vancouver South Terminal) to Williams Lake Airport (YWL).
Check-in starting at 6:45 am.
*Flight provided by Silvertip Lodge.
**Please note that the schedule is subject to change according to the weather.

Silvertip Heli-ski tours begin at Signature Flight Support terminal where guests will arrive from all over the world to experience the very best powder skiing. You will fly to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) in a charter organized by Silvertip Lodge. From Williams Lake Airport, you’ll be flown by helicopter to the beautiful Silvertip Lodge, where the staff will be waiting to welcome you.

Once at the Lodge, guides provide guests with a thorough safety orientation followed by a fun afternoon of skiing or snowboarding. Read More.

March 17,18,19 – Skiing and Snowboarding:

  • On your first ski or snowboarding day, you will awake to the delicious smell of a steaming hot breakfast beginning at 8:00 am.  At 9:00 am, the helicopter will take you up for a breathtaking day of skiing or snowboarding.
  • You will 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

Departure Day March 20 – Flying Home:

  • Morning departure from Silvertip Lodge to Williams Lake Airport (YWL).
    *Exact time to be confirmed by staff.

    Departure from Williams Lake Airport (YWL) to arrive at the Signature Flight Support terminal in Vancouver by 11:00 am.
    *Flight provided by Silvertip Lodge.
    **Please note that the schedule is subject to change according to the weather.

    On the final day of the Silvertip tour, you will be heading back to Williams Lake Airport (YWL) in the morning to catch your charter to Signature Flight Support Terminal. From there, guests will each catch their respective commercial flights from Vancouver International Airport (YVR), located in a different terminal.
    *We strongly suggest booking your flight from Vancouver after 2:00 pm.

COVID-19 Policy | Effective on tours booked after March 15, 2021

Guest cancellation due to COVID-19

  • The 25% deposit is fully refundable until 120 days prior to the tour start date. Alternatively, guests can use this deposit as credit towards the 2022 ski season.
  • The final 75% payment is fully refundable until 90 days prior to the start of the tour.
  • In the event that a guest is prohibited from leaving their home country or from entering Canada due to COVID-19, Silvertip Lodge will offer a credit equal to the 2022 rate of the package the guest purchased in 2021.  This credit will be applied towards a trip during the 2022 ski season.
  • Should a guest want to cancel within 90 days, for reasons not due to COVID-19 travel bans, the standard Silvertip Lodge cancellation policy will take effect.

Silvertip Lodge cancellation due to COVID-19

  • Silvertip Lodge will continue to comply with all Public Health Agency of Canada standards and all Canadian Government recommendations regarding tourism business practices. Should Silvertip Lodge be required to cancel tours due to COVID-19, all guests affected will receive a full refund.
  • Silvertip Lodge reserves the right to cancel tours at any time prior to the start of a tour should there not be enough guests due to COVID-19 cancellations.  Affected guests will be offered a refund, credit or change of date option during the current ski season.

Lastly

  • Note that the schedule is subject to change according to the weather.
  • By booking and paying for a tour, guests agree to accept Silvertip Lodge terms and conditions, waiver and cancellation policies.
  • When sending the guest information form and making a deposit, it will be assumed that you have read and understood the terms and conditions as stated on the booking and cancellation policy.

Luggage information:

  • Silvertip Lodge is remotely located and all gear is transported, as you are, by helicopter. We ask that you each pack lightly and limit your luggage to one bag of 25-30 pounds, plus a carry-on bag that includes your ski boots. More information on luggage here.
  • As you leave your own ski gear at home, Silvertip Lodge is providing an amazing selection of powder skis and snowboards, carefully chosen to the specific terrain and snow of the Cariboo Mountains. https://silvertipheliskiing.com/skis-and-snowboards.

Please do not bring the following:

  • Skis, ski poles, and avalanche safety equipment.
  • appliances and blow dryers.
  • Alcoholic beverages, we offer a wide selection of wine, spirits, and beer.
  • Large hard-sided suitcase.

Guest Information Form:

In order to finalize any booking, we require that each guest fills out our online Guest Information Form.

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