MIKE WIEGELE SKI HOLIDAYS

Going on a helicopter ski tour can give skiers an extremely personal, private mountain experience, and Mike Wiegele heli ski tours have the perfect location and team to take a tour with.

With Mike Wiegele’s unlimited vertical feet, first grade gear, luxurious amenities and experienced instructors, there’s no reason guests shouldn’t get to know British Columbia’s amazing Cariboo and Monashee mountain ranges’ 1000 peaks inside out.

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Panorama certainly lives up to its name, both on and off mountain.  This is a stunningly beautiful resort best to be described as one of British Columbia’s hidden Gems’. With its unique Panorama Springs Hotel located central village, Panorama offers you something very different from the rest.   Shona – Amped

10 Top Reasons to Ski Mike Wiegele

  • Unlimited vertical every day
  • Fully catered trip means guests have nothing to worry about
  • Helicopter access means no lift lines or waiting
  • The latest top brand skis and snowboards(Atomic and Burton) maintained and provided at no extra cost, so guests don’t need to worry about transporting or maintaining their own gear
  • More than 10 meters of powder snow guaranteed
  • Huge terrain comprising of the world’s finest snow conditions
  • Certified experienced guides know the ranges inside and out and the 1 guide per 4 or 5 means a personal tour… The 2 guide minimum per deluxe package group also ensures no one is left behind
  • Cohesive grouping is essential and ensures that alongside the multiple helicopters and programs available, skiers are matched by abilities – grouping is kept flexible and can be adjusted with ease.
  • Mike Wiegele are family owned and operated and pioneers in the heliski industry and ensure that guests are never a number, and instead are always treated as a family member.
  • Mike Wiegele Heli School gives guests the choice of programs, and show flexibility in tailoring these to meet guests’ needs.

Mike Wiegele Facts & Stats

  • Skiiable terrain: more than 1,200,000 acres
  • Over 1000 peaks
  • Unlimited vertical per day
  • Too many runs to account for (over 500)
  • Intermediate, advanced and expert runs all available
  • Tree skiing or glacier skiing options available
  • Two mountain ranges available
  • Cariboo’s verticals
    • White River – 4000 ft
    • Diamond Head – 5000 ft
    • White Water- 4500 ft
  • Monashee’s verticals
    • Duffy’s 5,600 ft
    • Saddle 4,500 ft
    • Ptarmigan 6000 ft
    • Wilkins 5,200 ft
    • Froth 4,500 ft
  • Ride in style in a helicopter
  • Maximum height: over 6000 ft (1828m)
  • Average annual snowfall: over 32 ft (10 metres+)
  • 6 month season (November start –April/ end)

Getting to Mike Wiegele Heli Village

Location:
Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing’s Heli Village is located in British Columbia’s Blue River, and the Albreda Lodge is located approximately 1/2 hour drive North from Mt Wiegele.

By Air:
Daily direct flights from Vancouver and Calgary through to Kamloops.
Same day connections from international flights ex NZ and Australia are available, dependant however on your international flight arrival time into Vancouver.

By Road:
A courtesy shuttle is available from select hotels for guests staying 7 days, alternatively private transport, private Mike Wiegele helicopter pickup or chartered drivers are available to organise.

Mike Wiegele 8 peaks

Mike Wiegele Tours and Activities

When not getting AMPED Heliskiing, Mike Wiegele’s resort centre offers guests fully catered accommodation alongside a long list of in resort activities, which they can partake in. Mike Wiegele’s activity options are guaranteed to keep guests busy off the snow

Other Resort Activities

  • Snowcat skiing
  • Climbing wall
  • Fitness room
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Massage rooms
  • Ski Shopping
  • Games room

Mike Wiegele Package Options

The Mike Wiegele heliski group gives guests a variety of packages each with a range in features and days which they can choose from, all these packages include Mike Wiegele’s unlimited vertical and cover 3, 5 or 7 day time periods Mike Wiegele package options include:

Private Bell 212, including:

  • 1 group of up to 10 guests
  • 2 Professional Guides per group
  • Double-occupancy accommodation

 

Semi-Private Bell 212, including:

  • 2 groups of up to 10 guests per group
  • 2 Professional Guides per group
  • Double-occupancy accommodation

 

Private A-Star, including:

  • 1 group of up to 4 guests
  • 1 Professional Guide per group
  • Single-occupancy accommodation

 

Semi-Private A-Star, including:

  • 2 groups of up to 4 guests per group
  • 1 Professional Guide per group
  • Double-occupancy accommodation

 

3 Day Snowcat Skiing Package includes:

  • 3 days of snowcat skiing/boarding
  • 1-2 certified guides per group
  • Double-occupancy accommodation

 

2 Day Snowcat PLUS 5 Day Heli Skiing Package includes:

  • 2 days snowcat skiing PLUS 5 days of heli skiing in our Deluxe Program
  • 1 – 2 certified guides per group
  • Double-occupancy accommodation

 

1 Day Snowcat PLUS 6 Day Heli Skiing Package includes:

  • 1 day snowcat skiing PLUS 6 days of heli skiing in our Deluxe Program
  • 1-2 certified guides per group
  • Double-occupancy accommodation

Accommodation at Mike Wiegele Heli Skiing Resort

Albreda Lodge– Premium

The Albreda Lodge offers guests the finest private mountain experience, this 16 room European Lodge inspired 2 bedroom experience has all the comforts of home, including a full kitchen, living room with fireplace and a private balcony. On top of this, the Albreda Lodge’s master bedroom has a king bed, fireplace, and an ensuite bathroom with the second bedroom containing two double beds. The Albreda Lodge also has a spa, gym, hot tub and a climbing gym to keep guests entertained when off the mountain.

Available are:

  • Suite Bedroom
  • Guest Bedroom

Bavarian Estate & Cabana private accommodations- Premium

Located right across the lake from the heli village, the Bavarian Estate and Cabana private accomodations have everything guests need to live a lavish on mountain experience. At the Bavarian Estate guests’ needs will be catered to by a private waiter and a private chef will prepare meals exclusively for the group, the Bavarian house also offers stone fireplaces, a private spa and sauna, games room, and wireless internet.

Available are:

  • Bavarian House Bedroom (2 beds, up to 4 people)
  • Cabana Bedroom (2 beds up to 4 people)

Eleanor Lake Estate- Premium

The Exclusive Eleanor Lake Estate was originally handcrafted for the Wiegele family themselves, this impeccably handcrafted open plan estate offers guests a relaxing atmosphere, and picturesque surroundings coupled with an exclusive chef, a master suite, private spa, sauna, office, Satellite TV, gym/ fitness room, office, stone fireplace, library, vaulted ceilings, Wi-Fi, a piano and industrial kitchen appliances to ensure that all guests will ever need is readily available at their fingertips.

Available are:

  • Takes 3- 6 guests

* THE ABOVE ACCOMMODATION SUGGESTIONS ARE BASED ON JUST A FEW OF OUR AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS, SO PLEASE CONTACT US TO FURTHER DISCUSS YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND HOLIDAY REQUIREMENTS *

IMPORTANT NOTE: the above images are to be used as guides for room types available. Due to room configurations and decors differing from condo to condo, not all rooms will look or appear the same.