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Heli hiking at Cariboo Lodge.

I spent six days heli-hiking at the Cariboo Lodge this summer. I cannot say enough positive things... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Mark F
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Austin, Texas
A High-Flying Adventure Par Excellence!

My three days in the Purcell Mountains with CMH were short in duration but long-lasting in... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
DCYE
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Concord, California
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CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer adventures provides adventure travel in both the summer and winter seasons for all levels of travelers.
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217 Bear St, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J6, Canada
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

I spent six days heli-hiking at the Cariboo Lodge this summer. I cannot say enough positive things about the whole experience. Every aspect of this trip was perfect. The lodge is very nice, the food was outstanding, the staff friendly, knowledgable, helpful, fun. Meals are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 16 September 2018

My three days in the Purcell Mountains with CMH were short in duration but long-lasting in memories. The days were filled with thrills, challenge and camaraderie as helicopters transported small teams to beautifully rugged and remote mountain locations. We hiked, scrambled, and climbed steep walls;...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We just returned from 6 days doing the lodge to lodge hike with CMH. It was all fantastic. The guides are well versed in every aspect of the environment, flowers, animals, geology of the area. They are also very empathic to the specific needs of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

We have gone helihiking with CMH for the last 15 years. every single trip has been fabulous, including this one when we took 48 of our friends with us to Monashee Lodge. As always, the entire experience was exceptional. But if I may just reference...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Honestly the best week of my life. If you told me I had died and went to heaven, I'd believe it. Definitely not cheap but worth every last penny. Exceptional hospitality, great accommodations and most importantly, the best ski conditions you'll ever experience. Budget permitting,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank jesse433
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great time at Revelstoke! Mother Nature was great to us delivering 3 plus feet of fresh powder the day before we arrived and a foot the first night followed by two blue sky days. Great weather, variety of terrain, and long runs...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 708billy
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Been twice - once in Revelstoke (February 2016) and then their Gothics Lodge February 2017. CMH are the longest established and have the best reputation for guiding, safety, helicopters etc. - may not be the cheapest but probably the best! There is nothing like the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Bhoddisattva
Reviewed 26 August 2017

It is almost impossible to surpass this experience when it comes to mountain hiking. Ride in the helicopter to isolated area, hike with no other people - then back to an excellent lodge for hot tub and great food. Spent 6 nights at Bobby Burns...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank twoscratchy
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We came to the Bugaboos Lodge for 3 days for our honeymoon in July. We had a wonderful, fantastic time! The weather was wonderful while we were here, couldn't have asked for better weather. Our guides were very knowledgeable and friendly; we'd follow them anywhere!...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank KeAx2013
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The most adventurous trip I have ever taken! The staff are so friendly and welcoming, the amenities and meals are perfect, and the activities are unbelievable. A helicopter takes you to the lodge for 3 days of bliss. From the lodge there are a number...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from 708billy | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to in most areas. A Visa credit card works fine. I have only needed cash when I was snowmobiling in very remote areas on other trips. I had brought Canadian money with me on the CMH trip and never used it.
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Response from kekmuc | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry, i was there skiing, not climbing.
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