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Heliski Roadtrip North Canada & Alaska

Campers, campfires, elk burgers and the most spectacular Heliski and ski touring areas in the world.

An incredible adventure – a heliski-safari with campers, guided by our best mountain guides through northern Canada and Alaska (Yukon & BC). Heliskiing and Skitouring at the best, most exclusive and most legendary spots in the world. Not more and not less. This unique experience is available now and only here at Furtenbach Adventures. For experienced skiers who have already seen a lot and still search for the adventure of their life.

On this journey we are driving to and ski at White Pass, Skagway, Haines, Valdez, Atlin and many other places. We cater for ourselves in our comfortable RVs, have barbeques in the snow and after a long skiing day we enjoy a beer while watching the northern sunset. As soon as the season in Europe comes to an end, we are going to start this great adventure. Because then, we will find longer days, more stable weather and epic snow conditions in Alaska and northern Canada. For many people, this travel alone is the journey of their life. For us it is just a means of transportation at this ultimate search for the best runs and spots.

For those who can spare 2 weeks of their time and bring the necessary spirit, a lifelong dream might come true. This travel is our baby – no one else can offer anything comparable.

Adventure Factor courageous
Experience / Emotion mindblowing
Fitness / Struggle workout
Risk feel free to tell your partner about it
Comfort simple

Highlights:

  • Once-in-a-lifetime experience in the North American wilderness
  • The best spots in Alaska & northern Canada
  • Austrian UIAGM mountain guide
  • We intend to ride where the conditions are best

 

Check out this video of our heliski-safari 2015 for a little taste!!

Here a Video from our Heliski – adventures in Haines, Alaska!

Trip dates:

Booking code:-
Minimum members:-
Price per person: 0

The following schedule is planned:

1. Day: Arrival in Whitehorse, taking over the campers, fuel up on food and drive to White Pass.

2.-13. Day: Heliskiing and ski touring with alternative program on down days . The exact route will depend on the weather- and snow-conditions in the destinations. We will go where the conditions are best. Our camping vans provide the necessary flexibility. The exact runs will be scheduled every day in the morning by the pilot and the mountain guide according to the weather and snow conditions. Time to relax after skiing or at down days.

14. Day: Departure from Whitehorse.

check_circle_outline  Included:

• 14 days comfortable camping van with double beds, arctic heater and power generator based on 2 participants per camper
• 3 days (18 flights) guided Heliskiing in Haines
• Heli- / plane-assisted Ski touring in Atlin
• 1 Adventure day (snowmobile, dogsleds-tours, ice-fishing, stock-car races) in Atlin
• 1 day ski touring at White Pass
• 2-3 days ski-touring at Haines Pass
• Permanent support from you Austrian UIAGM mountain guide
• Ferry Skagway – Haines
• All transfers
• Security and warranty of an Austrian tour Operator

 

 

highlight_off  Not included:

• Flight to Whitehorse – we gladly make you an offer
• Excess baggage
•  Personal ski equipment
• Personal insurance
• Meals
• Gasoline for the campers
• Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the hotel
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info  General Infos

Tour operator for this trip: Furtenbach Adventures.

Weather and conditions on the mountain can lead to program or route changes. Participation in Heliskiing / Ski Touring lies in your own individual responsibility. Furtenbach Adventures assumes no liability for accidents, damages or loss of materials.

If you are not sure whether taking part in an certain trip is the right thing for you, feel free to contact Lukas Furtenbach at Tel +43 512 204134 or per emaillukas@furtenbachadventures.com for an answer to this question during a personal interview!

This package in general is not suitable for persons with reduced mobility.

 

https  Insurance

We strongly recommend taking out a travel insurance (including trip cancellation, interruption, medical and luggage insurance) at “Europäische Reiseversicherung AG” [European Travel inscurance].

For this journey the insurance package “Annual-Complete+Cover” would be suitable. We’re happy to provide you with an individual offer after the booking of the trip or on request.

 

language  Entry Requirements

Passport and Visa Regulations

Swiss or EU citizens:

Canada: When entering the country, you need a passport with a validity of at least 6 or more months.
For entering Canada and the USA , an electronic entry permit (eTA, ESTA) is required. Find further details under: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp
Information on recommended vaccines and health regulations:
http://www.who.int/ith/en/
More detailed information regarding entry, visa and health requirements for this travel destination will be provided once you’ve communicated your nationality.

 

work  Equipment

Please note which equipment is included under the point “What the price includes”. We will supply you with adequate safety equipment (avalanche airbag, shovel, probe and avalanche transceive)

 

insert_chart_outlined  Difficulty/ Technique

Heliskiing / Ski Touring always lies in the participant‘s personal responsibility, while led by the mountain guide. Participants must be able to move safely and independently in different snow conditions and steep terrain. For Ski Touring members should be able to perform kick-turns. The guide is there to provide guidance for the whole group, the possibilities for him to respond to individual needs is limited. It is imperative that participants adhere to the instructions and decisions made by the mountain guide. Regardless, each participant must know their own physical limits, and be able to make a timely decision to turn back.

 

local_hospital  Health

We recommend that each participant undergoes a medical examination prior to the expedition. Good health is a prerequisite for participation.

 

perm_identity  Physical Fitness

A key success factor in ski touring trips is being in good shape. We will ski down up to 3000 vertical meters every day in varying snow condition.

 

 

payment  Payment

Deposit Payment is made less than eleven months prior to the end of the trip and is a maximum of 20% of the price. The balance must be paid no earlier than 20 days prior to departure. Please find more information regarding the payment in our GTC.

 

directions_run Right of withdrawal

The traveller has the right to withdraw from the travel contract at any time by paying the according cancellation fee stated in the General Terms of Conditions of Furtenbach Adventures GmbH (https://www.furtenbachadventures.com/en/service/gtc/, item II. 7.).
The following fees apply for cancellations on the part of the client prior to travel:

until 30 days prior to departure…………………………. 30%
29 – 20 days prior to departure…………………….. 40%
19 -10 days prior to departure…………………….. 70%
9 – 4 days prior to departure………………………… 80%
from the 3rd day prior to departure (72 hours)………100%
on the day of departure………………………………… 100% of the tour fee.

The tour operator will be released from the contract if the specified minimum number of participants is not achieved and if the customer has been notified about the cancellation in writing within the following periods: until 20 days prior to departure.