Backcountry & Heli-Skiing

Outdoor Adventures

Take your ski holiday to the next level!

The Terrace area is world-renowned for deep powder – with local ski hill Shames Mountain boasting an average annual snowfall of 40 feet. It’s at the doorstep of some of the best backcountry skiing in the province. Terrace is home to world-class heli-ski operations: Northern Escape Heli Skiing and White Wilderness Heli Skiing.

Shames Mountain

The Shames Mountain ski area is 35 km and is surrounded by more than 7,000 acres of limitless backcountry adventures with dozens of distinct touring areas. The easy access to the backcountry is one of the reasons Shames is so unique. Shames rents out an array of backcountry equipment and has a beacon check at the top of the T-bar.

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Northern Escape Heli-Skiing

Northern Escape Heli-Skiing offers boutique heli-ski packages with access to some of the most incredible backcountry terrain in the region.  All of their 3, 4, 5 and 7-day packages are all-inclusive and include snowcat skiing backup.  Relax at their luxurious remote mountain lodging with gourmet meals northern hospitality. 

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White Wilderness Heli-Skiing

White Wilderness Heli-Skiing offers premier boutique small group heli-skiing and snowboard experiences in the mecca of skiing in North-central coast of BC.  All of their programs are based on unlimited vertical, and packages are all inclusive.

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Mount Remo Backcountry Society

Mount Remo Backcountry Society (MRBS) is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of non-motorized backcountry access, operating two ridge-top backcountry cabins: Larsen Cabin and Anderson Cabin. These alpine cabins are accessible by ground or a short heli flight. Ideal for backcountry skiing or hiking/mountaineering in the summer.

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Explore the Region

From exciting outdoor adventures to discovering arts and culture, Terrace offers so much to see and do.

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