World's Coolest Helicopter Rides
Columbia Mountains, Canada
mountain range in southeastern British Columbia is popular for summer walks,
when the landscape explodes with wildflowers. If you want to get your
adrenaline pumping, turn to Canadian
Mountain Holidays. Founded by Austrian mountaineer Hans Gmoser in 1959, this
tour company was the first to offer both heli-skiing and heli-hiking. Guests
board a helicopter daily to travel between their lodge and scenic points on
remote mountain ridges.
Ride: The “Two
Night Short Escapes” depart in early July, with guests staying at the Bobbie
Burns Lodge. Included are transfers from Banff/Calgary, accommodations, all
meals, hiking equipment, and guided tours by helicopter and on the ridgelines
with certified guides.
per person for a two-night escape.