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Heli & Cat Skiing

cpg_logo2Join Chugach Powder Guides for a snowcat or helicopter adventure in the world-famous Chugach Mountain Range. Their exclusive-use permit area covers miles of mountain terrain with gentle bowls, giant mountain faces, massive glaciers and sheltered tree skiing. The guides are highly trained and have extensive Alaskan experience. At Chugach Powder Guides, their goal is to make your backcountry adventure exciting, safe and memorable. They want you to see why Alaska's mountains are recognized for having some of the best backcountry skiing and snowboarding in the world!

The following options are available through the Concierge Desk at The Hotel Alyeska:

Full Day Heli Skiing/Riding
Guaranteed 16,000 to 18,000 vertical feet of skiing. Lunch is included. Available beginning in February, conditions permitting.

Full Day Snowcat Skiing/Riding
Enjoy the comfort of the heated snowcat as it transports you to their exclusive snowcat area for a full day of backcountry skiing/riding. Hot gourmet lunch is included. Available beginning in January, conditions permitting.

To make a reservation, please call 907-754-2108 or email the Concierge with your preferred dates.
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Chugach Powder Guides Heli & Snowcat Packages

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Chugach Powder Guides offers a selection of week-long helicopter and snowcat skiing trips. Please visit CPG on the second floor of The Hotel Alyeska, across from the Alyeska Mountain Shop.

Heli-Ski 5 & 7 day packages include:

  • Deluxe lodging at The Hotel Alyeska
  • Thursday evening dinner at Seven Glaciers Restaurant 
  • Transportation to and from Girdwood
  • Use of Mammut Pulse Barryvox avalanche transceiver
  • Lunch on fly days
  • Airfare, meals, alcohol and incidentals are not included

Girdwood Heli-Ski Package - 5 Day
Arrive Sunday, ski Monday through Friday, depart Friday. 60,000 vertical feet of helicopter skiing (50,000 guaranteed)

Girdwood Heli-Ski Package - 7 Day
Arrive Saturday, ski Sunday through Saturday, depart Saturday. Includes 8 nights accommodation at The Hotel Alyeska. 100,000 vertical feet of helicopter skiing (80,000 guaranteed)

Heli/Alyeska & Snowcat/Alyeska packages include:

  • 4 nights deluxe lodging at The Hotel Alyeska
  • Use of Mammut Pulse Barryvox avalanche transceiver
  • Lunch on heli-ski or snowcat days
  • Two resort lift tickets
  • Airfare, meals, alcohol and incidentals are not included

Heli/Alyeska Package
Arrive Friday, heli-ski Saturday & Sunday, resort ski Monday & Tuesday, depart Tuesday. Two days of hel-skiing with option to purchase guaranteed seats on the snowcat for no-fly days at a cost of $70. 

Snowcat/Alyeska Package
Arrive Friday, snowcat ski Saturday & Sunday, resort ski Monday & Tuesday, depart Tuesday. Two days of snowcat skiing.

For the above adventure packages, please contact:
Chugach Powder Guides
907-783-4354 Office
907-783-4355 Fax

Silverton Mountain Guides

Silverton Mountain GuidesSilverton Mountain Guides Alaska Heli operates guided helicopter skiing and snowboarding with three different bases of operation in Alaska, with the most recent base providing heli skiing in Seward Alaska as of December 1, 2015.  

Silverton Mountain Guides Alaska Heli was founded in the winter of 2007/08 and accesses the largest area of terrain in America spanning more than 10 million acres, and is the only heli operator in Alaska that provides early season heli skiing.  Silverton Mountain Guides Alaska Heli has seen all-time conditions due to the abundance of early snow in Seward, AK. For more info, please visit their website at

Silverton Mountain Guides