Kingfisher Heli Skiing

With a tenure of 300,000 acres located in the Central Monashee Mountains Kingfisher Heli Skiing has perfected small group heli skiing. The location of the tenure provides one of the most accessible all inclusive Heli Skiing Resorts in BC. The central Monashees are known for their large amounts of dry powder and varied terrain options. From well spaced trees, open alpine bowls, to steep pillow lines Kingfisher has all the terrain to satisfy any type of skiers. Kingfisher has partnered with Predator Ridge Resort to provide a deluxe, custom lodge experience.

Program Details

Location: Vernon, B.CDates: Dec- AprilDurations: 3,4,5 & 7 day programs
Mountain Range: Central Monashee MountainsAverage Snowfall: 60ftClosest Airport: Kelowna International
Helicopter: A-Star B3Guide / Guest Ratio: 2:3Kingfisher’s Operational Capacity: 12 skiers per day
Overview

Small Groups, Customized Experience:

Kingfisher’s Lodge is located only a 6 minute helicopter ride from the Kelowna International Airport or a 30 minute car ride. Kingfisher prides itself on a personalized approach to the small group heli skiing. You can land in Kelowna and be skiing in the Monashee Mountains by the afternoon. The wide variety of terrain and large snowfalls allows Kingfisher to customize the skiing experience. The experienced guides take you to the best skiing from steep pillows to open alpine terrain to the famed Monshee tree skiing! The small groups help customize the experience to make sure your dream heli ski vacation comes true.  

Terrain:

Kingfisher Heli Skiing is located in the Central Monashee Mountains of British Columbia which has long been known for their large snowfalls and unsurpassed tree skiing. This area averages over 60ft of snowfall each year, and because of it location it is famed for dry, deep, powder skiing. Kingfisher has ski runs up to 4,500 vertical feet and a wide variety of terrain. Though the Monshees is known for its tree skiing Kingfisher also has wide open alpine terrain and the quality of snow is unbeatable! With 300,000 acres within the Kingfisher tenure there is a little bit of something for everyone. When the maximum amount of guests for this terrain is twelve there is plenty of untracked snow for everyone.

Group Configuration:

The heli ski packages have three skiers and two guide per group. The small guest to guide ratio increases safety and helps provide a better heli skiing experience. The Pinnacle package is the most exclusive with three skiers in one helicopter, there is also the Vertical package which is two groups of three sharing one helicopter and the Vertical 9 where there are three groups of three sharing a helicopter. Kingfisher has a maximum of twelve guests at one time and offers 3, 4, and 7 day packages.

Quick Stats

Mountain Range: Central Monashee Mountains

Ski Tenure: 300,000 Acres

Longest Ski Runs: 4,500 ft

Highest Landings: 9,000 ft

Average Snowfall: 60 ft

Kingfisher’s Operational Capacity: 12 skiers per day

Helicopter: A-Star B3 E

Closest Airport: Kelowna International Airport

Lodging

Predator Ridge Resort:

Kingfisher has partnered with Predator Ridge Resort just outside of Veron, BC to provide the lodging experience for Kingfisher. The accommodation is two bedroom suites each their own kitchenette, living room, and balcony. The resort amenities also include a fitness gym, indoor tennis court, as well as miles of groomed trails and fat bike rentals. The Kingfisher Ski Concierge wants to create the best experience on and off the snow. This includes stocking your fridge with items you may need during your stay, arranging a morning yoga session, or scheduling your post skiing massage. The chefs at Predator Ridge ensure an incredible dining experience and are happy to work with any dietary requests. Predator Ridge Resort ensures that your time off the snow is just as enjoyable as your time on the snow!

Getting There

Getting There and Away:

Kingfisher Heli Skiing is located a short 30 minute drive or a 12 minute helicopter ride from the Kelowna International Airport. Guests are able to land in Kelowna in the morning and be heli skiing in the afternoon. It is one of most accessible Heli Skiing Operations in Western Canada. The simple logistics and easy access to an International Airport you can turn you attention to the skiing portion of your vacation!

Why Book

Kingfisher Heli Skiing provides access to incredible snow and heli ski terrain with a focus on small groups and personalized experiences. The terrain of the Central Monashee Mountains provides light, deep snow and a variety of terrain options. Having an International Airport a short drive or helicopter flight away means less logistics and more time spent skiing. On and off the snow Kingfisher Heli Skiing is dedicated to providing the best heli ski vacation!