Southwest of Nelson, the Snow Water Heli Skiing provides guided backcountry snowboarding and boarding access to the Selkirks in the Kootenay region. With a max elevation of 9,000 feet and a max vertical drop of 4,100 feet, the Snow Water Heli Skiing guides help you attain a typical day vertical of 25,000 feet. There are plenty of 45 degree lines through granite cliffs and 40 degree glades through Engelmann Spruce.
Overall, Snow Water Heli Skiing is the 20th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 27 snowboarding resorts in British Columbia.
Local Contacts: Snowwater Heliskiing 250-354-8238; Kootney Experience Gear, Nelson (250) 354-4441; Nelson Tourism (250) 352-3433; BC Visitors (800) 435-5622; Canadian Tourism (800) 577-2266.
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Difficult
Base Camp: Silver King Hideway (250) 354-4340; Dancing Bear Inn (250) 352-7573; Villa Motel (250) 352-5515
Luxury Loding: Prestige Lakeside Resort (250) 352-7222; Ainsworth Hot Springs (250) 229-4212.
Breakfast Restaurant: Rosewood Cafe, Kaslo; Stanley Bakers Cafe, Nelson
Reference Source: click here http://www.snowwater.com/
GPS: 49.441151, -117.53486
Date Published: 12/28/2015
Date Updated: 12/20/2017
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