Can you ski at Baldface?

Skiers can now explore 2,500 vertical feet of skiing from the top of the Knob, connecting to the Ridgeline Glades, and exiting all the way back to the parking area.

How much does a trip to Baldface cost?

Baldface Lodge offer cat skiing trips from 3 to 4 day stays from mid December through to mid April. Prices range from c. $2,500 for a 3 day stay in the lodge, low season to c. $5,000 for a 4 day stay, peak season in one of their 7 4-person chalets (I recommend the lodge).

Who owns Baldface Lodge?

Jeff Pensiero
Jeff Pensiero, the owner of Baldface, is an avid snowboarder and a man following his passion. Born in Cleveland, OH, he went to school in New Hampshire and as an adult spent 11 seasons in Tahoe and trekked all across the world chasing snow.

Who started Baldface Lodge?

Jeff Pensiero wasn’t trying to redefine the experience of cat-access backcountry operations when he opened up Baldface Lodge near Nelson, B.C. in 2002 with his wife Paula and business partner Jim Fraps.

What is helicopter ski?

Heli-skiing is when you take a helicopter to access backcountry ski runs that are otherwise very difficult to reach. It is one of the most exhilarating, and unique, ski activities that you can do. Loading up a helicopter with some of your best friends and heli-skiing at Tyax Lodge is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Who makes snow cats?

A snowcat (short for snow and caterpillar) is an enclosed-cab, truck-sized, fully tracked vehicle designed to move on snow. Major manufacturers are Pisten Bully (Germany), Prinoth (Italy) and Tucker (United States).

Why is heli-skiing banned in France?

Heli-skiing and tourist flights are banned in France for the reason that they disturb the environment and cause a great deal of noise in relation to the number of people who can benefit from this activity. Helicopter lifts are also in operation in Courchevel and l’Alpe d’Huez.

How much is a sno-cat?

The company makes 75-100 Sno-Cats a year at a price starting at $125,000 for a basic 4-seater. The Sno-Cats are also popular with collectors and gearheads who are looking for the vintage models. A fully restored vehicle can sell for as much as $100,000.

What is the cost of heli skiing?

Last Frontier Heliskiing 2022 Pricing and Packages

Tour Low Season High Season
7 days $12,660 $114,680
5 days $9,810 $11,160
4 days $8,150 $9,380