Mike Wiegele

Operation Overview

Since 1970, Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing has been setting the standard for heliskiing worldwide. Our hand crafted log chalets in Blue River and the exclusive Albreda Lodge offer the ultimate luxury ski and dining experience. Our 1.2 million acres encompass the best heli accessed ski terrain for powder skiers of all abilities. Unlimited vertical allows skiers to ski as much as possible without any extra charges. Do you want the best powder skiing in the world? Join us this year at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing.

Terrain Overview

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The Bottom Line

Over 40 years of experience guarantees guests a once in a lifetime experience with the best powder, dining and guiding in the business.


State: British Columbia
Annual Snowfall: 400 inches
Vertical Drop: 6,500 feet
Years in Business: 44
Exclusive Terrain: 1,200,000 acres
Non-Exclusive Terrain: n/a
Types of Cats/Heli’s: 11 helicopters made up of Bell 212, A Star, Bell 407, Piston Bully, 300 Snowcat
Seasonal Dates: Early December – Mid April
Price Range: $4,314 for 3 days to $14,294 for 7 day multi-group packages. Private and Semi Private packages available
Down Day Activity: Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Ice Rink, Climbing Wall, Fitness Centre, Stretch Room, Massage, Games Room
Nearest Airport: Kamloops, BC (130 miles away). Blue River, BC (Private Airstrip)
Nearest Town: Blue River, BC
Lodging Amenities/Availability: Lounge, Boutique, Sport Shop, Fitness Centre, Stretch Room, Sauna, Hot Tub, Massage, Games Room, Climbing Wall, Guides House, Medical Clinic
Local Restaurants/Bars The Powder Max Dining Room located in the Main Lodge is where breakfast and dinner is served. Lunches are served in the mountains. Silver Buckle Lounge in the Main Lodge, Royal Canadian Legion.
Season Highlights: 12/6/14 – 12/13/14: Opening Week
12/13/14 – 01/03/15: Family Holiday Package
01/03/15 – 01/10/15: Health & Wellness Week
03/21/15 – 03/28/15: Family Ties Week
03/28/15 – 04/04/15: Spring Fling Week
04/04/15 – 04/11/15: Women’s Week
04/04/15 – 04/11/15: Steep Camp wiegele.com
Guarantees and Refund Policies: Unlimited vertical policy (flat-rate unlimited skiing) with a minimum vertical guarantee of 80,000 to 100,000 v.f. per week depending on package. Refund or credit of $30/1,000 v.f. if you do not reach your minimum.
Website: Wiegele.com
Phone: (250) 673-8381
Facebook: Facebook.com/MikeWiegeleHelicopterSkiing
Twitter: @MikeWiegeleHeli
Instagram: @MikeWiegeleHeli