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Powder Mountain Cat and Heli Skiing

Whistler, British Columbia V0N-1B8, Canada
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One of the top life experiences

After a few cancellation days due to unfavourable weather, we finally experienced a bluebird day... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Bucket_To_Do_List
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Surrey, Canada
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Epic heli trip

We were in whistler for 12 days. We didn’t get a lot of new snow in that time. We hired a full... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
F355
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England
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Whistler, British Columbia V0N-1B8, Canada
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

After a few cancellation days due to unfavourable weather, we finally experienced a bluebird day skiing in powder. The delay was quickly forgotten after the first few turns. Lots of clean lines, very professional guides, attention to safety, while focusing on maximizing our ski/boarding experiences....More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We were in whistler for 12 days. We didn’t get a lot of new snow in that time. We hired a full heli for 4 (with 4 runs) package. Picked up from the crystal hotel (where we were staying). Driven to their base about 20mins...More

Thank F355
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

First time Heli Skiing and WOW, what an AWESOME experience!! Guides and staff were extremely friendly and very professional. We had a beautiful day, lots of fresh snow, fresh tracks and blue skies. They provided us with a nice lunch outside in the backcountry. I...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

This was my first out of resort ski experience and the team at Powder Mountain couldn't have done a better job! The guides were super knowledgeable and entertaining, keeping the group amped all day and the photographer clicked off some incredible shots to take home...More

Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

For the cost of the whole day (approx $800 by the time you factor in travel, purchasing the photos etc) it wasn't worth it really. We only got about 8-9 runs in, some as short as 300-350 yards long!! It's was literally over in 90...More

2  Thank Ian Ski M
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Terrence C, Manager at Powder Mountain Cat and Heli Skiing, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Hi Ian, this is troubling for sure and not a typical experience. I wish you had mentioned something to us in the office and we could have tried to do something about the situation.It always pains me when people go straight to TA before contacting...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

First time cat skiing, and first time on so much powder. Had an awesome time. About 30 cms of fresh snow on a base with fresh snow from the day before. Snowed all day, enough to cover any tracks. Organisation, correspondence and staff excellent. Routes...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Was so much fun. Knowledgable guides who really look after you. I'd recommend this trip to anyone. Great fun!

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

2 days trips with these guys. First off, the back country guys were great. Awesome guides who really seemed to know their stuff, certainly made us feel safe and were great to be around (Nat, Rory, and Jamie I think). First day was good. Good...More

1  Thank Conor B
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Management response:Responded 14 March 2017

I'm so glad to here that our guides are the best there is safety is absolute number 1. Now as for the rest, first off you skied all day and had 8 hours with those guides to say you did not want to ski the...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Tuesday 7th March. Booked a private CAT for our group of mixed ability skiers and boarders. Nick, Nat and Trevor could not have done any more to make the day any more exceptional than it was. Great setup, very easy going but most importantly safety...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We chose Powder Mountain because they have smaller groups than Whistler, and they also offer Cat. When our Heli day had to be rescheduled we were offer Cat as an option. We were all pumped to jump out of the heli, but I heard Cat...More

1  Thank bhtravellerToronto
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