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Heli Skiing in New Zealand

Terrain

Spanning 8 separate mountain ranges  in New Zealand with in excess of 400 heli ski runs provides you with access to 1000′s of hectares of exceptional bowls, snowy ridges and powder basins for your heli skiing and riding pleasure.

Blizzard Skiing terrain is split into the northern region and southern region. The southern region covers all the main mountain ranges surrounding Queenstown and Wanaka. Blizzard Skiing Northern region spans several ranges near Mt Cook, this region has a multitude of runs in excess of 1200m making these some of the longest heliski runs in New Zealand.

Throughout our vast terrain each mountain range is affected differently by prevailing snow and weather conditions. It is these variations that allow us to customise your heli-day to suit your skill & experience level, minimise your risk, and maximise your powder adventure! Several of our best skiing / riding locations are deep in the backcountry it is our goal to take you to the best possible snow on any given day

 

 Terrain For All Abilities

We cater for all abilities

Know your ability

HELI Level 1

Intermediate Skier/Rider
You Ski/Board the blue runs, only sometimes go off piste, have little or no powder experience and Ski/Board up to 10 days per season.

HELI Level 2

Intermediate-Advanced Skier/Rider
You Ski/Board the blue runs and some easier black runs, sometimes go off piste in good conditions, have some powder experience and Ski/ Board 10-20 days per season.

HELI Level 3

Advanced Skier/Rider
You mainly Ski/Board black runs, go off piste most of the time, have many days of powder experience and Ski/Board over 20 days per season.

HELI Level 4

Expert Skier/Rider
You always Ski/Board black and double black runs, mostly Ski/Board off piste, and are an accomplished powder and “all snow condition” Skier/Boarder. You Ski/Board 40 days plus per season.

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