Northwest of Whistler near Bella Coola in the Coastal Range, the Bella Coola Heli Sports provides guided snowboarding access to about 1.5 million acres. On the lee side of the Coastal Range, the Bella Coola mountains have colder and dryer powder than the Whistler area. It averages about 35 feet of snow each year. The max altitude is 9,500 feet and the max vertical run is 5,000 feet. A typical day averages about 20,000 feet of vertical.
Overall, Bella Coola Heli Sports is the 23rd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 27 snowboarding resorts in British Columbia.