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Powderbird

Alta Bypass Road, Alta, UT 84092
+1 801-742-2800
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Over and above in more ways than one!!

I read another review recently which had a great quote - do it today because tomorrow you won't be... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2017
DebwithaY
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Laguna Niguel, California
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Simply the best

everyone should be so lucky to enjoy such an incredible experience. We booked a group of 8 for our... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
jlongscp
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Powderbird offers private and small group helicopter skiing opportunities in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, the coastal ranges of Greenland, and to other exotic locations worldwide.
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“heli skiing” (9 reviews)
“ole” (3 reviews)
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Alta Bypass Road, Alta, UT 84092
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Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

I read another review recently which had a great quote - do it today because tomorrow you won't be younger! Just do it. I had an opportunity to go to Powderbird with a DomoPalooza group and, while I was naturally nervous, I am so happy...More

Thank DebwithaY
Powderbird-Heli, Guest Relations Manager at Powderbird, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thank you Domo! This was our second year having the pleasure of taking your group Heli-skiing and we hope it won't be the last. Once again it was an exciting and memorable day for our team. Introducing skiers to the world of backcountry skiing never...More

Reviewed March 13, 2017

everyone should be so lucky to enjoy such an incredible experience. We booked a group of 8 for our company and folks important to our company's success. To a person the universal reaction was WOW! Bets experience ever. Words can't describe the joy of skiing...More

Thank jlongscp
Powderbird-Heli, Guest Relations Manager at Powderbird, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

It's true that words cannot describe the feeling! It explains why we've been doing this for 44 years and counting. Thank you again for joining us, our best days are all thanks to the enthusiasm from skiers like yourself! Until the next adventure, we wish...More

Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

We had a perfect day with Ole, Nate and the rest of the team! Although snow conditions were not perfect, they still managed to find great runs. Besides the extraordinary service (wake up call, breakfast & lunch) we always felt safe and well taken care...More

Thank Prhuielzipp
Powderbird-Heli, Guest Relations Manager at Powderbird, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thanks for the great review! Our team is full of passionate skiers like yourself who strive to make every guest experience seamless. Conditions can be tricky however our collective experience combined with the vast amount of accessible terrain can turn those questionable days into great...More

Reviewed March 10, 2017

We had a fantastic day of heli skiing a couple of valleys over from Snowbird in the Mineral Fork basin. Over 2000' vert runs on unblemished powder off cardiac ridge. Our guides Mike Morse and Patrick where knowledgeable, managed the group well for minimizing avalanche...More

Thank L33T1
Powderbird-Heli, Guest Relations Manager at Powderbird, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thank you for the great review! As you point out there are many variables to manage in the backcountry, and our team is trained to do so while providing a safe and fun experience for all guests. We are glad to hear you've got the...More

Reviewed February 5, 2017

Never got to go heli skiing with Powderbird in Utah. These guys seemed disinterested in taking my money. Found a flyer in my hotel in Canyons Resort in Utah advertising a price of $1260. Their website also quotes this same price but with a +...More

Thank Andrewhe
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We had a amazing day in the powder and the heli!! Great a very friendly staff!!! Try it and you will love it!!

Thank martijnvdrijt
Powderbird-Heli, Guest Relations Manager at Powderbird, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thank you for the great review! Our team is so friendly because we are lucky enough to spend our work days with excited clients like yourself! Until next time, we wish you all the best. Sincerely, -The Powderbird Team

Reviewed January 3, 2017

sensational ski day for my grown children and me. kind attentive staff whether you're a 26 and 30 young adult (my kids) or a mid age 57 year old man (me) who is a good but not great skier. skiing was awesome. our guide, mike...More

Thank gsmason
Powderbird-Heli, Guest Relations Manager at Powderbird, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thank you so much for the review. As your experience showcases, Heli-skiing is not only for the pros, it's for anyone who loves the sport! We hope to ski with you and your family again. Sincerely, -The Powderbird Team

Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a very pro operation and if you like skiing powder and flying in the best high elevation machines they got you covered!

1  Thank Jesse W
Reviewed April 2, 2016

We had an amazing day with Powderbirds - my husband and I! The guides were experienced, fun, knowledgeable but always kept safety in mind. The helicopter rides are truly part of the experience with our pilot showing us incredible terrain and flying over cliffs that...More

1  Thank thpsmr2016
Reviewed February 17, 2016

4 bros, in our fifties, scheduled this trip 6 months in advance. Though we were in between storm patterns, the guides made sure to give us clean shots of the 5 day old powder. Attentive but not condescending, they weren't shy about giving us extreme...More

1  Thank Don D
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