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  • Cabana (upgrade)
  • Bavarian Haus (upgrade)
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Albreda Lodge - Heliskiing

Price


IDEAL FOR

Skil level :

Advanced, Pro

TIME OF YEAR:

January, February, March, April, December

Quick Facts

    • 17 rooms plus a luxury 2 bedroom Albreda Suite
    • Gourmet meals served in an intimate 20 person dining room
    • Fully equipped ski shop and boutique
    • Fitness room, steam room, hot tub and massage rooms
    • Telephone, fax, wireless internet and satellite TV in rooms
    • Fiber-optic link to Blue River Heli Village Resort, including video link to Guides Haul
    • Climbing wall

SUMMARY

Albreda Lodge complements its majestic mountain setting with sophisticated style and exceptional service. Located 45 km north of Blue River, the handcrafted wooden lodge offers stunning views of Mount Albreda. This is the perfect base to explore the surrounding mountains.

Personal guides and exclusive helicopter service allow you to enjoy the exceptional comfort, attentive service and full amenities you have come to expect from our Blue River location – in a more exclusive and intimate setting.

About this Snow Experience

Overview

Albreda Lodge is the perfect retreat in intimate luxury and exclusivity for guests that prefer a more boutique experience. Albreda Lodge offers up to 20 guests a traditional mountain chalet experience and quick access to the northern reaches of Helicopter Skiing’s vast terrain.

Located 45 km north of Blue River, the handcrafted wooden lodge offers stunning views of Mount Albreda and is the perfect private retreat. Albreda Lodge can be reserved by several small groups or by one larger group who has booked Elite, Private or Semi-Private packages. If Albreda Lodge bookings do not meet the minimum required to operate the lodge then guests will be accommodated in the Blue River Heli-Village Resort.

Albreda Lodge was inspired from the old lodges of Europe, handcrafted from huge reused timbers and accommodates up to 20 guests. Guests looking for the ultimate private experience book the 2-bedroom private suite with full kitchen, living room with a featured fireplace and a private balcony. The master bedroom has a king bed, fireplace, and the ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom contains two double beds. Additional costs apply. Albreda Lodge also offers complementary high speed wireless internet however, there is no cellular mobile service available.

Features:

  • 17 rooms plus a luxury 2 bedroom Albreda Suite
  • Gourmet meals served in an intimate 20 person dining room
  • Fully equipped ski shop and boutique
  • Fitness room, steam room, hot tub and massage rooms
  • Telephone, fax, wireless internet and satellite TV in rooms
  • Fiber-optic link to Blue River Heli Village Resort, including video link to Guides Haul
  • Climbing wall

EACH PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Unlimited Vertical Feet - Deluxe & Elite Heli  and Snowcat Packages
  • 2 Professional Guides per Group of 8-10
  • 1 Professional Guide per Group of 4-5
  • Handcrafted Log Chalet Accommodation
  • 3 Gourmet Meals per Day (Packed Lunch)
  • Atomic Powder Skis and Poles, or Burton Powder Snowboards
  • Personal safety gear including Ortovox Transceiver, Shovel Pack & Probe
  • Full use of Spa Facilities, Sauna, Whirlpool & Fitness Centre
  • Scheduled Bus Transfer from Kamloops to the Resort and Albreda Lodge and return for 7 day Packages

UNLIMITED VERTICAL

This means you pay the package rate only – unlike other operations, there are no additional charges for skiing more vertical. On a typical day we average approximately 20,000 vertical feet per day – that equates to 130,000 vertical feet in a week.

Depending on time of year, ability of skiers, weather and snow conditions, many seven day groups ski 180,000 to 220,000 vertical feet – that is a lot of vertical at no extra charge!

HELI SKIING / BOARDING PACKAGES

  • 7 DAY PACKAGE - Arrive and depart Saturday noon; ski/board full days Sunday through Friday, plus Saturday morning.
  • 5 DAY PACKAGE - Arrive Saturday, depart Thursday after skiing/boarding; or arrive Sunday, depart Friday after skiing/boarding.
  • 3 DAY PACKAGE - Arrive Saturday, depart Tuesday after skiing/boarding; or arrive Tuesday, departFriday after skiing/boarding.

Please note:

  • 3 and 5 day packages are available for the Deluxe program only.
  • We reserve the right to re-configure groups based on helicopter weight restrictions.
  • Each guest must participate in our safety briefing and training and must wear the supplied avalanche transceiver while skiing/boarding.

PACKAGES

  • Deluxe Heliski Package
  • Blue River Super Elite Heliski Package
  • Albreda Lodge Elite Heliski Package
  • Private & Semi-Private Heliski Package
  • Women Only Heliski Package
  • First Timer Heliski Package

Accommodation

Albreda Lodge was inspired from the old lodges of Europe, handcrafted from huge reused timbers and accommodates up to 20 guests. Guests looking for the ultimate private experience book the 2-bedroom private suite with full kitchen, living room with a featured fireplace and a private balcony. The master bedroom has a king bed, fireplace, and the ensuite bathroom. The second bedroom contains two double beds. Additional costs apply. Albreda Lodge also offers complementary high speed wireless internet however, there is no cellular mobile service available.

ALBREDA SUITE
For those guests seeking the ultimate in private luxury, the 2 bedroom Albreda Suite offers a full kitchen, living room with fireplace, private balcony, and two luxurious bathrooms. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, fireplace and ensuite bathroom, while the second bedroom contains two double beds.

Snow & Other Activities

POWDER MAX DINING ROOM
One of the rewards of active mountain life is eating well, a pleasure we take seriously in Blue River. Under the guidance of Executive Chef, Toni Spöri, gourmet meals and attentive service make dining in Blue River the perfect complement to a great day of skiing/boarding. With advanced notice we can prepare and serve meals in your chalet, accommodate special dietary needs or help you celebrate a special event. 

AWARD WINNING WINE CELLAR
The cellar features some of the best wines from around the world selected by the on-site sommelier to complement any meal and satisfy the most discerning guests. 

SILVER BUCKLE LOUNGE
Named after the famous “1,000,000 Vertical Feet” Award - the Silver Buckle Lounge is where guests relax with a drink by the fireplace, catch up on the sports highlights on the flat screen televisions, enjoy live music and relive the week’s highlights in the Friday Night Show. 

FITNESS CENTRE
The fitness centre features 15 Nautilus weight machines, free weights and a fully equipped cardio room. After a day in the mountains you can relax in the saunas or hot tub or enjoy a stretch class in the studio. 

MASSAGE
The  massage therapists are available throughout the winter season. Request a massage prior to arrival through the online massage request form or book an appointment on arrival (subject to availability). 

BONNIE’S BOUTIQUE
The boutique carries a wide selection of clothing, souvenirs and accessories for your ski vacation. 

THUNDER RIDGE CENTRE
The Thunder Ridge Centre houses the front desk, guest lobby, reservations department, the conference room and the administration department. 

COMMUNICATION
Blue River does not have cell phone service. All rooms have telephones and wireless internet is available throughout the resort.

GUIDES HAUS
The Guides Haus is the heart of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing’s operations. The guiding team meets twice daily to collect and review all avalanche/weather/safety-related data and to complete hazard evaluations. The Guides Haus contains the weather office, avalanche research office, the Canadian Ski Guide Association’s office, a climbing wall (available to guests) and the Village’s medical clinic. 

SPORT SHOP
The Sport Shop provides guests with state-of-the-art powder skis and snowboards designed for use in Wiegele terrain. Expert technicians tune your equipment nightly and then deliver your skis/board to your helicopter pad each morning as a value-added service.

Pricing & Packages
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Duration Room type Type Price Basis Travel dates Availability
  • Package durations and inclusions can be adjusted to cater for your individual requirements. Please contact us for a tailored package to meet your needs.
  • Please click "Enquire Now" to email us or call us to speak with one of our friendly snow experience specialists.

Inclusions:

  • Unlimited vertical skiing/boarding
  • Certified guides
  • Gourmet meals and luxury accommodation
  • Full access to resort amenities
  • Use of powder-specific skis/boards for your heli-ski vacation

Albreda Lodge Seasons:

  • Mid Season: 27 Dec to 10 Jan + until 17 Jan for Albreda Elite
  • Peak Season: 17 Jan to 25 Apr + from 10 Jan for Albreda Elite

Blue River

  • Shoulder Season: 29 Nov to 27 Dec and 28 Mar to 25 Apr
  • Mid Season: 27 Dec to 17 Jan for Deluxe and Super Elite
  • Mid Season: 27 Dec to 10 Jan for Snowcat (excludes 3 day cat only)
  • Peak Season: 17 Jan to 28 Mar for Deluxe and Super Elite
  • Peak Season: 27 Dec to 28 Mar for Private and Semi-Private and Snowcat 3 day only
  • Peak Season: 03 Jan to 28 Mar for Snowcat packages (excludes Snowcat 3 day only)

Disclaimer - This snow trip is an independent ski operator and is not part of or in partnership with The Perfect Travel Group Co. The Perfect Snow acts as an agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport, accommodation and other service providers, such as airlines and land based accommodation. The Perfect Snow obligation is to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers. The Perfect Snow has no responsibility for these services nor do we make or give any warranty of representation regarding their standards. All bookings are made subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these service providers.

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