Alaska Heli-Skiing

Diverse terrain, steep couloirs, and pristine glaciers at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge.

Venture into the Tordrillo Mountain Range for some of Alaska’s most exhilarating heli-skiing. Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, set deep in the mountains, offers diverse terrain from steep couloirs to pristine glaciers. Each run promises excitement in Alaska’s premier winter playground. Join our Alaska Heli-Skiing program and experience the extraordinary with unparalleled terrain and breathtaking views.

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Your Destination

A 40-minute flight from Anchorage transports you to the remote Tordrillo Mountain Lodge on the shores of Judd Lake. This exclusive heli-skiing lodge offers luxurious accommodations and five-star meals amidst the wilderness. Escape other Alaskan heli-ski operations without compromising on amenities. The lodge’s stunning surroundings include volcanoes and impressive glaciers, offering diverse terrain for all skier types.

 

Terrain

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge has access to 1.2 million acres of skiable terrain. This provides endless amounts of terrain options for a variety of different types of skiers and boarders. Whether you are looking for wide open alpine bowls or steep couloirs Tordrillo Mountain Lodge will find the terrain that best fits your skiing ability. The Tordrillo Mountain Range is known for consistent snowfall (600 inches per year) and generally stable weather which allow for great heli skiing conditions. The panorama views of the Alaskan Range including Denali (The highest peak in North America) makes the heli skiing and boarding even more spectacular. With runs averaging 3,000 ft your legs will be burning by the end of the day!

 

Group Configuration

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge uses A-Star helicopters, which are known for their power and speed. Making it the perfect helicopter for heli skiing. These helicopters hold 4 guests and 1 guide. There is a maximum of 3 groups at one time. The small groups allow for better movement through the mountains as well as maximizing your skiing time!

Program Details

Location

Alaska, United States

Mountain Range

Tordrillo

Season

February to April

Annual Snowpack

25m

Tenure Size

1.2 millions acres

Airport

Anchorage, Alaska

Starting Rate Per Guest

18,500 USD

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Lodgings & Chalets

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

The main lodge combines the rustic architecture of a traditional Alaskan lodge with modern, luxurious amenities. The lodge and cabins accommodate up to twelve guests, with all guest rooms featuring newly renovated bathrooms as of 2017. The lodge includes three common spaces offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. After an exhilarating day on the slopes, guests can relax in their comfortable rooms, enjoy a professional massage, or unwind in the outdoor hot tub. Additionally, there is a yoga building with an exercise room and a sauna.

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge offers gourmet meals, sourcing local seafood and produce whenever possible. The main lodge also features a 500-bottle wine cellar, ensuring the perfect wine pairing for every gourmet dinner. Whether you’re relaxing by the fire or enjoying an après-ski cocktail, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable Alaskan heli-skiing adventure.

Amenities

  • Lakeside bar and dining room
  • 500-bottle wine cellar
  • Private Astar B3e Helicopter
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Large outdoor decks
  • Lakeside copper hot tub
  • Professional massage services
  • Exercise room
  • Cedar sauna
  • Daily yoga

Accommodation Arrangements

  • Six Bedrooms: Each with a private bath, accommodating up to 12 guests
  • Two Private Cabins: Featuring full bathrooms
  • Common Spaces for Relaxation and Socializing:
  • Cozy lounge with a fireplace
  • Entertainment room with a pool table and board games
  • Reading nook with a selection of books about the local area and beyond

Judd Lake Lodge

Located on the same property as the main lodge at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, but at the far end of the lake, Judd Lake Lodge offers a more exclusive experience. Hosting up to eight guests per week in comfortable guest rooms, the lodge’s modern design includes floor-to-ceiling windows in the common room, providing spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. This private lodge also features a personal chef who prepares gourmet meals with fresh ingredients, a fully stocked bar, and a large selection of fine wines.

Unwind after a day of heli-skiing in the outdoor wood-fired hot tub or with a professional massage. Judd Lake Lodge provides an exclusive heli-skiing program with an A-Star helicopter separate from the main lodge, offering a semi-private experience. With only two groups of four guests, this program allows for greater flexibility and personalization. Perfect for a group of friends or family seeking a more private heli-skiing adventure in Alaska.

Amenities

  • Fully stocked bar
  • World-class chef
  • Wood-burning stove
  • Private Astar B3e Helicopter
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Professional massage services
  • Daily yoga
  • Use of fat tire bikes, cross country and skate skis, snowshoes, ski/snowboard demos, and more

Accommodation Arrangements

  • Four large bedrooms with private baths

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

The main lodge combines the rustic architecture of a traditional Alaskan lodge with modern, luxurious amenities. The lodge and cabins accommodate up to twelve guests, with all guest rooms featuring newly renovated bathrooms as of 2017. The lodge includes three common spaces offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. After an exhilarating day on the slopes, guests can relax in their comfortable rooms, enjoy a professional massage, or unwind in the outdoor hot tub. Additionally, there is a yoga building with an exercise room and a sauna.

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge offers gourmet meals, sourcing local seafood and produce whenever possible. The main lodge also features a 500-bottle wine cellar, ensuring the perfect wine pairing for every gourmet dinner. Whether you’re relaxing by the fire or enjoying an après-ski cocktail, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable Alaskan heli-skiing adventure.

Amenities

  • Lakeside bar and dining room
  • 500-bottle wine cellar
  • Private Astar B3e Helicopter
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Large outdoor decks
  • Lakeside copper hot tub
  • Professional massage services
  • Exercise room
  • Cedar sauna
  • Daily yoga

Accommodation Arrangements

  • Six Bedrooms: Each with a private bath, accommodating up to 12 guests
  • Two Private Cabins: Featuring full bathrooms
  • Common Spaces for Relaxation and Socializing:
  • Cozy lounge with a fireplace
  • Entertainment room with a pool table and board games
  • Reading nook with a selection of books about the local area and beyond

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