We are in the business of providing incredible alpine experiences, but we also know that we’re in the business of helping our guests create some of the best memories of their lives and we don’t take that lightly. We put our blood, sweat, and tears into creating customized trips that cater to your inner ski-soul so you can have the best ski or snowboard day ever.
The trip styles we offer our guests are vast and include everything from a heli-ski day of 6 runs totaling an approximate 10,000-14,000 feet to custom, multi-day packages. Every alpine adventure we host includes everything you need - from powder skis and poles, safety orientation, and airbag pack/food/water, to avalanche protocol briefings, transceivers, and après ski.
|Single Day Heli-Ski Trip 1-3 Skiers||$1275 per person for reservations made prior to 11/1/18|
|Single Day 4+ Guests, Private Cabin (Single Payment Form)||$5100 or $1275 per person for group of 4 if reserved prior to 11/1/18|
|Multi-Day Heli-Ski Trip||$1275 per person for reservations made prior to 11/1/18(2-5 day packages)|
|Extra Run (3 guest minimum)||$175|
Board our Eurocopter S350 B3e helicopter to discover the finest skiing Colorado has to offer. Heli-ski and board days include six runs (totaling approximately 10,000-14,000 vertical feet), powder skis, poles, avalanche transceiver, avalanche airbag pack and food and water throughout the day. A safety orientation, helicopter briefing and avalanche protocol expectations are covered in a morning meeting and the day ends with an après ski. Also available are 2-5 day heli-ski packages and with 200 square miles, hundreds of landing zones, and a wide variety of terrain we keep adventures fresh and exciting. Groups of two or more can enjoy semi-private tours which ensure your group will ride and fly together. It's the opportunity for a completely tailored experience based on pace and ability.Read our FAQS
Exclusive and private. You put your group together, tell us what you're thinking, and we'll take care of the rest...finding the best snow and terrain to meet your expectations. Custom tours can accommodate up to 16, divided into groups of 4. Pricing is based upon the actual flight hours (when the helicopter is actually in the air)—with a 2-hour minimum. Each group of 4 skiers/riders can expect to get 6-8 runs per flight hour. Food is provided, as well as the latest powder skis, ski poles, an avalanche transceiver, avalanche airbag pack and heaps of bragging rights.Read our FAQS
CUSTOM HELI-SKI TOURS
|Two hour flight time minimum (1-16 guests)||$7000/hr||$5000/hr for ski dates 3/25-Mid April|
ASPEN/VAIL/DENVER HELI-SKI TOURS
|Charter Flight - Vail or Aspen||$2800 for 1-4 people;$1400 for one-way flight|
|Charter Flight - Denver||Call for more info|
Staying in Aspen, Denver or Vail? Not a problem. Telluride Helitrax has been servicing the Vail and Aspen communities for over 20 years. Let us arrange a private fixed-wing charter from either Aspen or Vail, and enjoy a 40 minute scenic flight to Telluride. Once in Telluride, guests board a helicopter for a full day of heli-skiing in the 200 square miles surrounding Telluride, in the San Juan Mountains. After a day of heli-skiing you’ll be back to Aspen or Vail in time for happy hour. Fixed-wing charter flights have a minimum rate and are only scheduled for perfect weather days. We also provide helicopter flights to and from the luxury hot springs accommodations at Dunton where we conduct some of our heli-ski operations.Read our FAQS
Do you prefer to ski in the backcountry on your own terms? No one knows the San Juan Mountains like a Helitrax guide. Everyone on our team is an active backcountry skier with intimate knowledge of the surrounding mountains. Not for the faint of heart, our tours require at least 1 1/2 hours of uphill travel to reap the rewards. All trips include an avalanche orientation, beacon, transportation and lunch. We can also put together a spectacular helicopter assisted back-country tour for small groups on a limited basis. These tours are world class, you will not be disappointed.Transportation by passenger van.Learn More
HELICOPTER ASSISTED BACKCOUNTRY TOURS
|$550 per person based on a group of four|
BACKCOUNTRY SKI TOURING
|BC Tour, 1 GuestSubsequent Guests||1:1 $400 1:2 $250 1:3 $200 1:4 $175|
Do you prefer the solidarity of backcountry ski touring? Or, perhaps you prefer earning your turns? We've got you covered. Our Helitrax guides know the San Juan Mountains like nobody else. Our intimate knowledge of the terrain and snow conditions will deliver a not to forget experience. Our ski tours require at least 1 1/2 hours of uphill travel to reap the rewards, but it's worth it. All of our backcountry ski and snowboard trips include avalanche orientation, beacon, transportation and lunch. You will need to provide your own touring equipment including boots, skis, skins, and ski poles. We hope you will let us provide you with a safe experience in Telluride's backcountry this winter.
& FILM SUPPORT
For Scenic Helicopter Flights, lift off from either the Peaks Resort or the Telluride Airport and enjoy one of the most exhilarating and breathtaking flights available anywhere in the world. 15-minute flights are offered each afternoon (weather dependent) and can carry 4 to 5 passengers. Don’t forget your camera.Telluride Helitrax provides location support for film production crews. We’ve handled remote mountain logistics and safety for Feature Films, Television, IMAX, BBC, Documentary, Commercials and more.Learn More
SCENIC HELICOPTER TOURS & FILM SUPPORT
|Scenic, 15-minute helicopter flight (1/4 hour at $3400/hour)||$850 per flight up to 5|
|Film Production Support||Call us for a consultation|
Nestled within the heart of the stunning San Juan Mountains in Telluride, Colorado, Telluride Helitrax is fortunate to call over 200 square miles of immaculate and untracked alpine terrain home. We hold an exclusive US Forest Service Special Use Permit in an area that houses some of the highest elevations in the entirety of North America. Every day we ride and ski off summits, in basins and among cirques of Colorado’s premiere ski terrain. We have over 100 drop-off points that accommodate different skill-levels, and feature different types of terrain to keep your experience fresh and exciting.
We fly the Eurocopter S350 B3e high-altitude performance helicopter, renowned globally for its comfort and reliability. This capable helicopter helps us take our guests to high-altitude locations and drop-off points with speed, safety, and style in mind.
We also feature semi-private tours for groups of two or more, ensuring that your group rides and flies together. This is an excellent opportunity for those who value a more tailored pace geared at taking in all the sights and sounds of the San Juan Mountain Range. Our custom packages are entirely exclusive and totally private - you tell us what you would like to experience, assemble a group, and we take the time and care to find you the best terrain and snow conditions to meet your expectations. Pricing is based on flight hours when the chopper is in the air, so you benefit from customizing your own schedule.
For those who prefer to earn their turns and want the authentic mountain experience, our heli-assisted ski tours allow you to navigate the San Juan backcountry your way, accompanied by a Helitrax Guide who knows the area like the back of their hand. This is the perfect trip for experienced and equipped backcountry tourers looking to get deeper into the backcountry and ski seldom visited terrain.
Our regional trip options have connected Telluride with Aspen, Vail, Steamboat and Denver for over 20 years. Let us handle the arrangements for a fixed-wing charter from Aspen, Vail, Steamboat or Denver, and enjoy the scenic flight to our neck of the woods where you’ll enjoy all that the San Juan’s have to offer. After a full day of helicopter skiing, you will be back to your host location by happy hour. We can also provide flights to and from the luxury hot spring accommodations at Dunton. For those who prefer to stay warm and in the air, we also offer breathtaking fifteen minute scenic helicopter flights for four to five passengers. We take off from either the Peaks Resort or the Telluride Airport and return to that same location.
We may be great at providing unparalleled heli-skiing opportunities, but we’re even better at helping you create incredible mountain memories. Contact us today to find out more about availability, booking, and how to customize your own alpine adventure.
Telluride Helitrax has been conducting aerial avalanche control since 1982. State and County Highways and Roads Departments, Private Property, Mining Operations, International Speed Skiing Championships, Ski Areas and many others have contracted with us for avalanche mitigation. We have the expertise, experience, licensing and equipment required for whatever type of avalanche control is needed.