Heli-Ski for $340

HELI-SKI PANORAMA'S BACKCOUNTRY FROM ONLY $340. RK Heliski Now Offering Spring Seat Sale

Panorama Mountain Village, B.C. -

Panorama Mountain Village and rk heliski invite skiers and riders to enjoy the alpine slopes, scenic glaciers, and virgin forests of the Purcell Mountains. Get a group of friends together and head to Panorama before the season ends on April 12th, 2009. After a day on slopes to warm up
those legs, spoil yourself with a day of heli-skiing.

Hop in a helicopter for an unforgettable adventure with the guides from rk heliski. Flying from the heart of the village, they offer daily and multi-day heli-ski/board tours to suit everyone's ability. From April 1st to April 12th, rk heliski is offering a Spring Seat Sale. Book a 3-descent package for only $360 per person. That's a savings of $330. Make it a 5-descent package for only $460 and save $350 per person. Find a group of 10 friends and pay only $340 for 3 descents or $450 for 5 descents. Prices do not include taxes and are subject to availability. Package must be booked directly through rk heliski.

Keep an eye on Panorama's Web Savers for weekly last minute deals. This week, skiers and riders can book a Gold 2-bedroom condo for only $129 per night*! That's less than half price. All slopeside condos are only a few steps from the mountain and everything that Panorama's slopeside village has to offer.

* Book by Midnight this Friday and pay just $129 per night

* These 2-bedroom condos comfortably sleep up to six people; grab a few friends and pay a little more than $20 per person, per night

* Discounted lift tickets available

* Access to the incredible Panorama Springs Hot Pools

For more information, please visit the following websites:





*Price based on a Gold 2-Bedroom condo (skiing is not included) for a minimum of two nights. Available for Sunday to Wednesday arrivals between March 22, 2009 and April 8, 2009. Offer for new bookings only and is subject to availability. Taxes not included. Conditions may apply to all packages and programs, including minimum stay requirements. Rates subject to change / cancellation without notice. All facilities / programs subject to seasonality and change without notice.

Panorama Mountain Village, located in the Purcell Mountains, has one of the largest vertical descents in North America. Quad chairlifts give access to the summit and over 100 trails, including former Heli-Ski terrain in Taynton Bowl. Panorama is also home to Greywolf, ranked British Columbia's best golf course by Golf Digest. For more information, visit






When Doug Coombs opened Valdez Heli Ski Guides in 1993, it was the first heli-ski outfitter in Alaska. Now owned and operated by Scott Raynor, VHSG has access to over 2,500 square miles of glaciated terrain, with one run as long as 6,200 vertical feet (it's called the Diamond, and if you're lucky, you'll get to ski off the top). You can book single-day packages starting at $925 (for six runs) or all-inclusive weeklong packages from $7,640. Find out more or book a trip at Valdezheliskiguides.com.

Valdez Heli-Ski Guides

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