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Visitor reviews for Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing Ski Resort

Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing Ratings

Overall: 5.0. Based on 2 votes and 1 review. Vote

Snowsure: 5.0

(1) Occasionally gets enough snow for skiing, (2) is often closed due to a lack of snow, (3) occasionally suffers from a lack of snow, (4) rarely suffers from a lack of snow, (5) Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing is snowsure even in the poorest seasons.

Variety of pistes: 5.0

(1) The ski runs are featureless and unvaried, (3) the ski runs are varied but not extensive enough for a week, (5) Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing has diverse and interesting pistes including forests and high alpine terrain.

Scenery: 5.0

(1) An ugly resort in a bland setting, (3) average mountain views and resort, (5) a spectacular setting and a beautiful / historic resort town.

Access: 5.0

(1) At least one overnight stop, (2) requires a whole day, (3) requires more than half a day – you may have time for a few turns (4) arrive by lunchtime and ski all afternoon, (5) there is a main airport within an hour of Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing.

Public Transport: 5.0

(1) There are no buses or taxis to Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing, (3) there are slow or infrequent buses / trains available, (5) getting to the resort is easy with frequent bus / train connections.

Accommodation: 5.0

(1) No places to stay in/near Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing, (3) a few places to stay in the resort, (5) a wide variety of accommodation suitable to suit all budgets.

Cheap Rooms: 5.0

(1) No budget accommodation available, (3) just one or two hostels so book ahead, (5) several cheap hostels and pensions available.

Luxury Hotels: 5.0

(1) No luxury accommodation available, (3) just one or two luxury hotels so book ahead, (5) several up-market hotels in Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing.

Ski in/Ski out: 5.0

(1) The ski area is located far from any accommodation, (3) a free ski bus takes you to the ski area in a short trip, (5) Ski-in ski-out accommodation is available.

Snowmaking: 5.0

(1) Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing relies entirely on natural snow, (3) there are just a few snow cannons, (5) there are snowmaking facilities on all pistes.

Snow Grooming: 5.0

(1) There are no snow groomers at Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing, (3) occasionally some pistes are left ungroomed and in a poor state, (5) all the runs at Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing are groomed daily.

Shelter: 5.0

(1) there is nowhere to ski when it is windy or visibility is bad and lifts often shut, (3) there are some trees for poor visibility but main lifts sometimes close, (5) Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing is mostly in forest where you can ski in flat-light and windy days, lifts rarely close.

Lift Staff: 5.0

(1) The staff at Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing are rude or unhelpful, (5) lift staff at Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing are pleasant, cheerful and eager to help.

Crowds/Queues: 5.0

(1) the resort is always busy and there are usually long lift queues, (3) it is quiet apart from occasional weekends and school holidays, (5) it is uncrowded and lift queues are very rare.

Ski Schools: 5.0

(1) No ski schools available, (2) one or two ski schools but local language only, (3) a few ski schools but book early for multi-lingual instructors, (4) plenty of ski schools and multi-lingual instructors available, (5) excellent ski schools with friendly multi-lingual ski instructors.

Hire and Repairs: 5.0

(1) Nothing can be sourced, not even ski-wax or ptex. (3) there are some ski shops but rentals need to be booked in advance, (5) good quality ski equipment can be purchased or hired and overnight repairs are possible.

Intermediates: 5.0

(1) No intermediate terrain at Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing, (3) intermediate skiers will get bored after a few days, (5) vast areas of cruising runs.

Apres-Ski: 5.0

(1) Nothing to do, not even a bar, (3) there are a few bars in the resort but nothing special, (5) clubs and bars stay open until very late and have a friendly atmosphere.

Value (Global): 5.0

(1) Overall, Silvertip Lodge & Heli-Skiing is one of the most expensive ski resorts in the world, (3) overall it offers pretty average value for money compared to resorts from other countries, (5) internationally the resort offers excellent value for money.

December 07, 2017
Leo Mcknight from Ski Canada Canada
I was skiing at Sivertip Lodge last winter with my family and had the best time! The terrain was awesome. I hope to go back again this year!