Ski Canada - BC

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing Weather & snow trends

Ski Canada - BC

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing Weather & snow trends


Great Canadian Heli-Skiing Snow History

Is Great Canadian Heli-Skiing snowsure? Check out the Great Canadian Heli-Skiing Snow History graphs below. Select any week of the year to see the typical Ski Conditions, Snowfall Amount and Temperature based on nowcast weather data over the last 11 years. Whether you prefer bluebird conditions, powder days in any weather or just reliable snow in guaranteed sub-zero temperatures you can easily find the best week to go.

This week in history: Great Canadian Heli-Skiing expected weather and snow conditions during the last week of January at the middle elevation of the ski area at 2697m, based on historical averages over the last 11 years: At this time of year the usual freezing level (756m) is well bellow the mid altitude of Great Canadian Heli-Skiing. Frequent snowfalls are typical in Great Canadian Heli-Skiing at the end of January. On average, expect four or five days with fresh snowfall per week. Forecast model average snowfall for the week is 24cm. Get ready for very low temperatures with the normal maximum temperature in Great Canadian Heli-Skiing in week four of January of just -10.2°C at the mid altitude and minimum temperatures typically falling to -11.5°C. On average, two days out of seven will have some sunshine. Mainly light winds (average 19km/h) are unlikely to affect ski lifts but you can expect the mean wind to reach 30km/h one day in this week. Calm, sunny and below freezing perfect weather days that follow fresh snowfall (bluebird powder days) occur on average one day during this week but sunny, calm and below-freezing days that do not have fresh snow occur on average two or three days during this week every year.

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing Snow Conditions

Best ski days per week in Great Canadian Heli-Skiing (2007 – 2018)

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    Lift
  • Mid
    Mountain
  • Bottom
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  • Best ski days:

  • Bluebird Powder day

    (Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Powder day

    (Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)

  • Bluebird day

    (Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Very windy days:

  • (>30km/h)

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing

Winter
Summer
  • Best ski days:

  • Bluebird Powder day

    (Fresh snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Powder day

    (Fresh snow, limited sun, any wind)

  • Bluebird day

    (Average snow, mostly sunny, light wind)

  • Very windy days:

  • (>30km/h)

The most cherished days on the mountain in Great Canadian Heli-Skiing are Bluebird Powder days when it is mostly sunny with light winds following very recent snowfall. weather conditions may prevail on Powder days when the visibility can be limited but the snow is significantly deep and fresh for keen powder-hounds. Bluebird days can suit many skiers that aren’t necessarily hunting powder but want to enjoy the snowy mountains in sunnier conditions and light winds.

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing Snowfall

Average precipitation (snow/rain) in Great Canadian Heli-Skiing (2007 – 2018)

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  • Mid
    Mountain
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  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing

Winter
Summer
  • Precipitation:

  • Snowfall amount

    (bar chart)

  • Days with significant snowfall.

    (>5cm)

  • Days with significant rainfall.

    (>5mm)

The snowiest weeks of the year in Great Canadian Heli-Skiing are shown but also bear in mind the number of days that it typically snows each week if you want regular fresh tracks. risk of a rainy day is shown but be sure to switch between elevations to see if lower lifts are rain affected or higher lifts remain snowy despite any rain further down the mountain.

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing Temperature

Average temperature in Great Canadian Heli-Skiing (2007 – 2018)

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    Mountain
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  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing

Winter
Summer
Freezing level
  • Average temperature:

  • Maximum

  • Minimum

  • Temperatures:

  • Above freezing

  • Below freezing

  • Freezing level:

  • Dashed line

The highest and lowest temperatures averaged for each week of the year in Great Canadian Heli-Skiing are shown. Check out the risk of freze-thaw conditions prevailing at different elevations for any given week. We also show the extremes of temperature (blue/red dots) that reveal the chance of unusually warm or cold conditions.

Great Canadian Heli-Skiing snow history summary by month

Snowfall (per week)*Snowy days (per week)*
Snow in December25cm4.4 days
Snow in January26cm4.2 days
Snow in February27cm4.5 days
Snow in March35cm5.4 days
Snow in April29cm5.1 days

* Averages based on historical nowcast data