A winter favourites: Abraham Lake from a different perspective combined with a snowshoe adventure in the alpine.
Take a flight from the Rockies Heli Canada base located between Nordegg and Saskatchewan River Crossing on the shores of Abraham Lake. Your sightseeing adventure takes you into the Cline River valley, toward the majestic Minster Mountain, glaciers and stunning lakes. Your snowshoe adventure takes you high in the mountains where you'll find plenty of snow and amazing views.
Located along Abraham Lake, these tours are a great way to get an introduction to the area, see incredible sights and explore off the beaten track.
- Experience the classic views of David Thompson Country from a different perspective.
- Explore remote areas, taking in the sights of mountains, waterfalls and glaciers.
Perfect for: Anybody looking for a fun day exploring David Thompson Country and the Columbia Icefields area.
This day trip is open to all ability levels, whether you are a beginner and or an expert. This tour is recommended for all ages. Please note that there may be extra charges for guests over 250 lbs or who can't physically fit in the seat provided.
This tour is owned and operated by Rockies Heli Canada.
- Activity: Heli Sightseeing + Alpine Snowshoe
- Difficulty: Easy
- Duration: 20 to 55 minutes flight + 1-hour snowshoe. Flights are available throughout the day.
- Departure: Abraham Lake
The Six Glacier Tour
This 20 minutes flight is a great introduction to the area filled with glaciers, waterfalls and amazing sights you can only see by helicopter.
You'll soar over the spectacular Cline Pass and fly by the Cline, Lion & Lioness glaciers.
The Epic Summit & Icefield Tour
The most popular option is the 30 minutes flight that takes you over the beautiful Wilson Icefield and its many crevasses.
You'll fly over an impressive 10,000-foot pass and fly by the Cline, Lion & Lioness glaciers.
The Complete Columbia Icefield Tour
This 55 minutes flight includes the best of the Rockies and takes you to incredible heights, over frozen lakes, massive glaciers and spectacular waterfalls. It's a tour that will definitely leave you speechless.
One Hour Snowshoe
Your adventure includes a one hour stop at a remote location for a snowshoe to enjoy the views of the surrounding peaks.
You'll get to experience deep snow and one of the best places to snowshoe in the province as you head up through the trees to a lookout overlooking the valley.
The Explorer Series
Looking to join a scheduled tour instead? The Explorer Series is a great option when you have 1 to 3 people looking to meet up with others for a fun adventure.
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
Tours are not private and you will be matched with other guests for the tour. Contact us if you would like to arrange a private tour.
What to Bring
- Proper footwear (shoes or boots)
- Appropriate clothing for the weather
- A windbreaker, shell and/or rain jacket
- A warm sweater (conditions can change quickly)
- This tour is provided by Rockies Heli Canada and includes flight time and snowshoe tour along with the selected add-ons.
What's Not Included
- Souvenir photos, custom stops, transportation to the heliport or any other special requests.
Terms and Conditions
The Operator Levy is an additional fee charged by the activity provider as as tourism marketing fee and carbon tax fee.
This tour requires bookings to be made at least 2 days prior to departure and requires a minimum of 2 guests per booking. Please contact us at (403) 986-6190 for a last minute booking or single guests.
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.
This tour requires 2 days advance notice to book online. Looking for something sooner? Give us a call us at 403 986-6190.