|Chugach Powder Guides invites you to experience the excitement and sheer magnitude of the Western Chugach Mountain Range! Our exclusive-use permit area covers over 750 sq. miles (1,206 sq. km) of mountainous terrain with gentle bowls, giant mountain faces, massive glaciers and sheltered tree skiing. Based at the Alyeska Prince Hotel at Alyeska Resort in the friendly ski village of Girdwood, we are only a 40-minute drive from Anchorage International Airport. Our mountain guides are highly-trained and professional with extensive Alaskan experience. At Chugach Powder Guides, our goal is to make your backcountry adventure as exciting, safe and memorable as possible. We invite you to join us and see why Alaskas mountains are recognized for having some of the best heli-skiing and snowboarding in the world!
||A huge variety ranging from intermediate to very expert.
500,000 permitted acres in the Chugach, 1,000,000 in the Alaska Range
|Eurocopter A-Star B-2
||We recognize that one key to an enjoyable experience lies in grouping skiers and snowboarders with others of like ability and terrain preference. We are especially sensitive to this and collect appropriate information in advance of your trip and to talk to you about your skiing style and preferences.
Our A-Star helicopters allow space for four or five skiers and a guide in each load. This allows us to keeps groups small, personal and appropriately grouped.
||Closest Major Airport:
|We have three locations serving three mountain frontiers. Locations are Girdwood, Seward, and the Tordrillo mountains of the Alaska Range.
|Standard Packages Offered:
|| Packages Include:
* Arrive Saturday, ski Sunday - Saturday, depart Sunday
* 8 night deluxe accommodations at The Alyeska Prince Hotel
* 100,000 vertical ft of helicopter skiing
* Arrive Sunday, ski Monday - Friday, depart Saturday
* 6 night deluxe accommodations at The Alyeska Prince Hotel
* 60,000 vertical ft of helicopter skiing
1 Day Pkgs
6 - 7 runs with vertical of 16,000 - 20,000 vertical feet (4,800 - 6,000 m).
|| * Round-trip transportation from Anchorage International Airport
* Use of Tracker© avalanche transceiver
* Option to purchase guaranteed seat on snowcat for no-fly days
||Price of Extra Vertical:
|2000 / run, 16 - 20 K / day, 50 - 60 K/ 5 day, 80 - 100k / 7 day
||The charge for exceeding the package vertical footage is $30 per 1,000 vertical feet (300 m). If we dont achieve the guaranteed package footage, the refund is $26 per 1,000 vertical feet (300 m).
||Maximum number of guests:
|600 inches in Girdwood / Seward, 1300 inches in the Tordrillo mountains
||40 in Girdwood, 12 in Seward, 16 in the Tordrillo Mountains
|Minimum age requirement:
||Powder skis required:
|Level of skiing/snowboarding required for first timers:
||Hotels recommended for pre & post accommodation:
|Intermediate to advanced
|How guests arrive:
||The best time to arrive:
||1 day prior to skiing.
|Snowcat skiing and access to Alyeska Resort on Down Days
Custom Alaska Adventures!
||Snowcat skiing on down days, 4 diamond hotel lodging, huge Alaskan ski experience. Wilderness ski product in the Alaska Range. Summer ski and fishing program with Kings and Corn.