If you are looking for vast and varied terrain, huge bowls and spectacular glaciers with pristine snow then look no further and book your heli or cat ski adventure in Golden, BC this winter. Heli-skiing was born in Golden’s backyard, and today Golden boasts heli-skiing and cat ski operations offering single or multi-day packages, with or without lodging.
Heli and Cat Skiing Fast Facts
- Golden has 3 heli-ski operators and 1 cat ski operator. So you are sure to find the perfect deal for you and your group.
- Heli-skiing was born in Golden’s backyard in Bugaboo range of the Purcells and our local hero Rudi Gertsch is a true powder pioneer and has been at the forefront of heli-skiing since he arrived from Switzerland in 1966.
- The first Canadian-Swiss guide, Syd Feuz, is today considered to be a mountain guide legend. Born in 1922 in Golden BC, he grew up in the Swiss Edelweiss Village. From his early childhood on, Syd was introduced to skiing, climbing and hiking through his father, Walter Feuz, and other Swiss guides. Syd worked for over 30 years as heli-ski guide in the Purcells.