Base Office:

987 Dogwood Dr. 
South Slocan, BC
V0G 2G0
(at the corner of HWY 6 and 3A)

Mailing Address:

PO Box 39
Nelson, British Columbia
V0G 2G0

PH: (250)359-7665
FX: (250)359-7650

Toll Free: 1-866-722-7669

Getting to Snowwater Heli-Skiing

Typically, our guests arrive at Snowwater by one of four options:

  • Fly to Castlegar, BC (YCG) and take a cab into Nelson
  • Fly to Spokane, WA (GEG) and take the shuttle or rent a car
  • Drive to Nelson
  • Private Charter Flights provided by Northern Thunderbird Air

Transferring to Snowwater

The transfer to Snowwater Lodge takes place at 4:30 pm via snowcat.  This gives you enough time to get here in one day from almost anywhere in North America (breakfast at home; dinner at Snowwater!).

Our office is also conveniently positioned between two great ski areas.  Whitewater Resort ( and Red Resort Ski Area ( are within a hour from our base.  We are a 20-minute drive from Nelson or 45 minutes from Rossland.

There is free parking available while you are skiing/riding with us.

24-hour road information for the Kootenays – 800-665-8001

Weather, Roads and Shuttle Services

Nelson weather report

Castlegar weather report

North pacific satellite information

Red Mountain snow report

Whitewater Mountain snow report

Kootenay avalanche bulletin

Kootenay road reports

Queen City Airport Shuttle

Nelson and Kootenay Lake Information

Kootenay Lake ferry schedule

Canada Customs

Get in touch

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Snowwater Heli-Skiing

Talk to us

1-866-722-7669 (SNOW)

Fax: 250-359-7650
Direct: 250-359-7665
[email protected]


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