Heli Backcountry Adventures

An adventure well off the beaten path...
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Looking for something different for your next adventure? Catch a helicopter flight to a remote lake for a weekend of backcountry camping or a day of fishing. These tours are self guided and flexible to allow you to plan your adventure, just the way you want it.

Options for your adventure include Landslide Lake, Lake of the Falls, Michelle Lakes and Coral Lake.

Your Adventure


  • Experience the classic views of David Thompson Country.
  • Explore remote areas, taking in the sights of mountains, waterfalls and glaciers.

Perfect for: Anybody looking for a self guided adventure well off the beaten path. This is a great option for those looking to spend a day fishing a remote lake or planning a multi-day camping adventure in a remote area.

This tour is self guided. You must be comfortable being in a remote setting on your own after the helicopter drops you off.

This tour is owned and operated by Rockies Heli Canada.

Tour Overview

  • Activity: Heli supported fishing and camping
  • Difficulty: Challenging
  • Duration: A few hours to a few days. Flights are available between 8 am and 8 pm.
  • Departure: Abraham Lake

Available daily from May to November.

Tour Ideas

Backcountry Camping

Enjoy the solitude of a remote backcountry lake, surrounded by the mountains.

Guiding and camping equipment are not included.

Backcountry Fishing

Fish the turquoise waters of remote lakes surrounded by stunning peaks. Spend the day or make it an overnight trip.

Guiding and fishing license are not included.

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2019 Rates


  • Landslide Lake: $249
  • Lake of the Falls: $249
  • Michelle Lakes: $349
  • Coral Lake: $349

Rates are per person. A minimum of 3 guests are required to book this adventure.

$2 per pound cargo fee will be charged prior to your flight and is not included.

$4 per person landing fee, 5% operator levy and 5% GST are extra

This tour includes only the flights. You are responsible for all other aspects of your adventure, including knowing the area and having the appropriate gear.

The itinerary may change without notice due to the weather and other factors. You must be prepared for the risk of your return flight being delayed due to inclement weather.

The Details

Where to Meet

Check-in with Rockies Heli Canada at their David Thompson Country base located in Cline River. Get Directions >

You must arrive at the base at least 30 minutes prior to your flight time.

Departure Time and Private Tours

When booking your flight select a departure day and a return date (select the same day for single day trips). Let us know in the booking form your preferred departure time and preferred pickup time for the return flight.

This tour is not private and additional guests may be joining you.

What to Bring

You must have all the equipment you will require for your adventure. There is no guiding outside of the flights.

What's Included

  • This tour is provided by Rockies Heli Canada and include flight time.

What's Not Included

  • Souvenir photos, custom stops, transportation to the heliport or any other special requests.

Group Size

The group size is usually 3 to 6 passengers depending on the helicopter used. Multiple flights can be arranged for larger groups.

Weather Cancellations

You must confirm your departure the morning of the tour directly with Rockies Heli Canada at 1-888-844-3514. In the event of bad weather your tour may be re-scheduled directly with the operator or refunded by contacting us.

You must be prepared for the risk of your return flight being delayed due to inclement weather.

Terms and Conditions

Please note that guests over 250 lbs and guests that are not able to physically fit into the seat provided may be charged for an additional seat. You will be required to pay that fee directly to the operator prior to the flight.

A $2 per pound cargo fee applies and will be charged by the operator prior to your flight.

The Operator Levy is an additional fee charged by the activity provider as as tourism marketing fee and carbon tax fee.

Advance Booking

This tour requires bookings to be made at least 7 days prior to departure and requires a minimum of 3 guests per booking. Please contact us at (403) 986-6190 for a last minute booking or single guests.

Cancellation Policy

All bookings are non-refundable but we will offer you a credit for a future adventure if you cancel a minimum of 72 hours prior to departure.


Waivers are required for all participants and will need to be signed at the Rockies Heli Canada base prior to your tour.
Please review our complete terms & conditions prior to booking.

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This tour requires 7 days advance notice to book online. Looking for something sooner? Give us a call  at 403 986-6190.

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