Kootenay Sampler Package

Please join us for the ultimate progressive powder experience in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains!

Your trip has you arriving in Nelson B.C. for your first evening. Warm up on day 1 with a real Kootenay experience at Whitewater Ski Resort. Day 2 and 3 of the trip have you snowcat skiing or riding at Valhalla Powdercats (our sister company). Day 4 allows for rejuvenation, with a pass to Ainsworth Hot Springs. Finally, the trip culminates in 3 or 4 days at our private mountain lodge, and unlimited heli-skiing or heli-boarding at Snowwater Lodge. This package includes all accommodation, rental skis and safety gear, and most of your meals. House wine and beer is also included in your stay at Snowwater. This trip now also includes medical evacuation insurance.

We strive to redefine efficient service with an effortless style and fun-loving attitude that ensures a truly unforgettable experience.

** We highly recommend renting a vehicle for this trip itinerary. There is a shuttle service available from the town of Nelson to Whitewater Ski Resort, however there are no other shuttle services available.**



  • Your trip starts with a night at Nelson's Lakeside Prestige Resort and Convention Centre


  • 1 night accommodation at Nelson's Lakeside Prestige Resort and Convention Centre
  • Day pass at Whitewater Ski Area
  • Hot Breakfast (no lunch or dinner)

DAY 2, 3

  • Accommodation at Nelson's Lakeside Prestige Resort and Convention Centre
  • Hot Breakfast Prestige Resort in Nelson (no dinner)
  • 2 days snowcat at our sister company, Valhalla Powdercats
  • Lunch and snacks are included


  • Hot Breakfast Prestige Resort in Nelson (no lunch included)
  • Pass for Ainsworth Hot Springs Caves and Mineral Baths.
  • You will need to be at our office for a cat transfer by 4:30 pm.
  • Gourmet dinner and first night accommodation included at Snowwater Lodge!

DAY 5, 6 AND 7 (OR DAY 8)

  • 3 (or 4) days of heli skiing with Snowwater Heli Skiing (includes) UNLIMITED VERTICAL!
  • 3 (or 4) nights accommodation at Snowwater Lodge (you will leave on the afternoon of day 7 or 8).
  • Exclusivity! Only 12 guests per day sharing the whole lodge
  • Small group heli skiing - group of 4, each with a private guide
  • 3 delicious meals a day for the length of your Snowwater stay
  • BC airbag with avalanche probe, avalanche shovel and water bottle
  • Use of digital TRACKER 2 avalanche transceiver
  • Helicopter safety briefing
  • Rossignol S7 fat powder skis and poles while cat skiing and heli skiing only (not included on the ski hill day)
  • Transfer to and from the lodge from our base office
All accommodation is based on double occupancy.
Prices are in Canadian dollars and do not include 5% GST
and a $4 /person/ day Crown Land Fee.
NOT INCLUDED: Trip cancellation and interruption insurance*,ski rentals on the resort day ay whitewater,$ massages, and gratuities

Snowwater Heliskiing

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