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North America 1.800.661.9170 International +1.250.673.8381

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Getting Here Your story begins

We offer some of the most convenient and reliable backcountry access in the heli-skiing industry, with easy access by air and road. Let us show you the best ways to get here.

Mountain view skiing

Transportation Options Flying to Kamloops

Our nearest airport is located in Kamloops, BC (YKA).

You can fly there with:
Air Canada Offering flights daily from Vancouver, BC and Calgary, AB.

Westjet Offering non-stop flights daily from Calgary, AB


Kamloops to Blue River

There are several options to arrive in Blue River from Kamloops and we have established relationships with hotels in Kamloops, which entitle you to special corporate rates: view the Enroute Hotels.

Courtesy Shuttle (for 7-day packages only)

It takes approximately 2.5 hours to drive the 214 km (133 miles) from the Kamloops Airport to Blue River. Our Courtesy Shuttle hosts pick up guests on Saturday mornings at the following locations.

Saturday Pick-up TIMES ( *new* times for 23/24 season)
8:45 am DoubleTree by Hilton

9:00 am

Thompson Hotel
9:15 am Delta Kamloops
9:45 am Kamloops Airport
10:20 am Heffley Creek Store (near Sun Peaks Resort)
12:30 pm Anticipated arrival in Blue River (weather/road conditions permitting)
Saturday Departure TIMES
1:00 pm Departure from Blue River
4:00 pm Anticipated arrival at the Kamloops Airport (weather/road conditions permitting)

BC Budget Rental Car


Vehicles can be dropped off or picked up in Blue River for a reasonable fee.

Private charters

For private charter options, please contact us at

Blue River, BC home to the world's best and accessible ski resort.

Private MWHS Helicopter

Guests may book a helicopter (Bell 212 for up to 10 guests or A Star for up to 4 guests). All flights subject to weather. Contact a reservations coordinator for details.

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Private Plane to Valemount

Private Aircrafts can fly into Valemount Airport. 

Valemount Airport is a ½ hr drive from the Albreda Lodge and 1hr drive from Blue River. Transfers to and from Valemount can be arranged through our reservations department.  

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing takes no responsibility for any flights to Valemount and waives any responsibility for trip cancellation or interruption. 

Aircrafts entering Canada may clear customs in Kamloops, BC, daily from 8:30 am to midnight but may need an appointment.  

Kamloops Customs 1.250.376.4758 (International)
Notice to Airmen (NOTAM)

Flight Information Centre
1.866.992.7433 (Toll-free North America)

1.250.376.9237 (International)


Canada Customs

1.888.226.7277 (Toll-free North America)

Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing waives responsibility for trip cancellation or interruption resulting from any travel option listed. Flying into Valemount is highly dependent on good weather and visibility. Valemount is in a mountainous area with constant weather changes. Pilots may encounter adverse conditions including wildlife, fog, clouds, rain, snow, wind, or an icy runway. Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing takes no responsibility for any flights into Valemount and waives any responsibility for trip cancellation or interruption. We highly recommend that guests purchase travel insurance.

Where to Stay En Route

Our guests receive a special rate at selected hotels as they travel to and from Blue River. Please mention you will be our guest to receive the "Mike Wiegele Special Rate'' based on availability. (You need to call the local number for this rate.)  


DoubleTree by Hilton

339 St Paul Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2J5


Delta Kamloops 540 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2B2

The Thompson Hotel & Conference Centre 650 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2B4


Courtesy Shuttle Pickup available at all 3 locations.

Sun Peaks

Courtesy Shuttle Pickup available at Heffley Creek if pre-arranged.


The Fairmont Vancouver Airport

3111 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond, BC V7B 1X9

1.800.441.1414 (North America)

+1.604.207.5200 (International)