East of Valdez in the Chugach Mountains, the Valdez Heli Ski Guides provide guided backcountry snowboarding to a maximum altitude of 8,500 feet with a max vertical drop of 5,000 feet. A typical day is about 25,000 feet of vertical.
Valdez Heli Ski Guides is Alaska's first heli-skiing operation. The Chugach Mountains typically get an average of 1,000 inches of snow.
Note: Valdez Heli Ski Guides requires a minimum 7 day commitment.
Overall, Valdez Heli Ski Guides is the 5th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 7 snowboarding resorts in Alaska. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Valdez Heli Ski Guides including Mt Eyak Ski Area, Points North Heli-Adventures and Alaska Snowboard Guides.
Local Contacts: Valdez Heli Ski Guides 907-835-4528.
Best Season: Jan. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Hardcore
Base Camp: Tsaina Lodge, Valdez
Luxury Loding: Mountain Sky Hotel, Valdez
Reference Source: click here http://www.valdezheliskiguides.com/
GPS: 61.198053, -145.552863
Date Published: 1/1/2016
Date Updated: 8/13/2016
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