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Customizable Heli Skiing Packages Make For The Ultimate Romantic Getaway

By Lenard Johnson

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Nothing says "I love you" like sharing an incredible experience. Whether you are starting a new relationship or adding some spark to a long-term relationship, an adventure is a sure way to keep the fires burning. There are few things more romantic than the top of a mountain, but what if you could be alone at the top of that mountain? What if you could share a view of a Rocky Mountain range in a way that was more private and majestic than anything you've ever experienced? A sublime view of a picturesque mountain is the kind of intimate memory that could last a lifetime. 

Heliskiing in BC allows you to access untouched portions of a mountain with a small group. Jockeying for a table at the lodge and shuffling through endless lift lines at a typical ski resort can spoil the mood of a holiday. A heli-skiing package allows you to fully experience the power and beauty of a snow-covered mountain without the hassle or irritating distractions you might typically face at a ski resort. In the 2014-2015 season, there were 45 traditional ski resorts operating in BC/Yukon and there were 40 heliskiing operations in the same area. During that time 4,450 vacationers visited to traditional resorts and just 98 individuals patronized the heliskiing operations. That means that the people who dared to go to the very top of the mountains were skiing in the undiscovered country virtually alone.  

Customizeable heli skiing packages provide an incredibly luxurious and personalized experience, the kind of adventure that's sure to boost your adrenaline and create an exciting, romantic atmosphere. During the day, you will fly with your guide to the top of a mountain and ski down it in a group as small as four people. You will be able to take advantage of the pristine ski conditions in the least accessible parts of the mountain. Your ski days will be tailored to your specific needs and abilities. At night, you will stay in five star accommodations with meals provided. 

The two hallmarks of a really great romantic trip are the completeness of the escape and the effortlessness of the execution. A heliskiing package offers both of these factors. A deserted, snow covered mountain offers an escape so complete, it is downright otherworldly. A heliskiing package vacation is an exhilarating ski vacation with all the annoying moving parts smoothed out. All you have to do is show up and ski your heart out. In the past few years, back country heliskiing has grown more popular but is still only taken advantage of by a sliver of the skiing population.

There is something undeniably romantic about going higher and farther together. When you go heliskiing in BC you can reach elevations that make the heights to which a chairlift can climb seem paltry. On a typical ski day at Revelstoke you will only get to 7300 feet in a chair lift. That is only 5,620 feet of lift accessed vertical. On a typical day of heliskiing at the same mountain, you can reach 10,100 feet with a vertical of 6,232. 

Published on May 01, 2017

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