- Base elevation: 800 metres
- Highest landing: 2300 metres
- Av. runs per day: 11
- Av. length of run: 1000 metres
- Longest run: 1650 metres
- Groups per helicopter: 4 or 5 + guide
- Season: December to May
- Terrain: Alpine, trees and glaciers
- International flight: Vancouver
- Domestic flight: Terrace
- Warm up resorts: Whistler or Shames
Huge quantities of snow
Close to the Alaskan panhandle, this part of British Columbia is positively plastered in snow every winter. If it's deep and dry snow you're seeking, you might just have found your Nirvana.
Cat-skiing backup and Unlimited Vertical
If the snow becomes too much and the helis can't drop you up the hill, having the option to go cat-skiing is an alternative that few operators can boast. The cat-skiing area is all in the trees giving you visibility and great skiing and snowboarding even when it's coming thick and fast. Combined with Unlimited Vertical, this makes Skeena River Ranch a great option if you want to ski hard.
Being a long way north, the season runs from December through to April. This which means flexibility in terms of travel dates, many weeks of great conditions and also enables prices to remain very reasonable.
10-20 minute airport transfer
In spite of being so far North, Skeena River Ranch is just minutes from Terrace Airport with regular direct flights to and from Vancouver. Helicopter transfers are included, but even if weather or daylight mean you have to go by car, it's still only 20 minutes.