High Peaks of Clayoquot

VANCOUVER ISLAND ALPS

5 HOURS   |   MODERATE


Join us for one of the best days of alpine hiking on Vancouver Island you can imagine! With little effort you'll be transported by helicopter up over the rainforests of Pacific Rim National Park and into the high peaks above Clayoquot Sound and into the Vancouver Island Alps. You will be dropped off with your guide where you'll enjoy the day of fantastic alpine hiking, mountain views in all directions and enjoy a gourmet picnic. Includes approximately 1 hour of flying and a 4 hour hike with ACMG certified guide.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The ultimate Tofino hiking experience
  • Remote high alpine meadow walking
  • Exciting and scenic helicopter flight

1-3 GUESTS

$2180

JET RANGER

1 person: $2180 (Jet Ranger)group of 2: $2180 (Jet Ranger)group of 3: $2180 (Jet Ranger)group of 4: $2560 (Long Ranger)group of 5: $2560 (Long Ranger) Private heli hike tours are only open to your party.

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All times are approximate and are subject to weather 9:00am - Check in with Long Beach Nature Tours to get an update on the weather and the days' plan. 10:30am - Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive to the Long beach Airport where the helicopter will be waiting. 11:00am - Helicopter safety briefing. 11:30am - Take off from Long Beach and into the mountains we go! Late afternoon - Your guide will drive you back to your hotel.

Duration: 5 hours Walking Distance: 5 km (3.1 miles) Elevation Gain/Loss: 300 m (984 ft) Type: Alpine Heli Assist Hike/Private Location: Ursus Range Terrain: Alpine terrain, lakes and meadows Group Size: 1-5 people (Our Jet Ranger Helicopter can seat up to 3 passengers and our Long Ranger Helicopter can seat up to 5) Season: Late June to October

Moderate You will need a reasonable level of fitness. You will need to be able to walk 3-4 hours at a time on undulating paths. There are no trails on this walk and will be hiking through alpine terrain. You do not need to have any previous hiking experience before you join this tour. You will receive instructions and a full briefing by your experienced hiking guide before you set off. Content with the occasional steep section but primarily gradual. Few hazards such as uneven terrain and slippery rocks. Good mobility required. Will take place in a remote location. Suitable for ages 12 and up.

A professional ACMG hiking guide Transportation to and from Tofino/Ucluelet Private Helicopter sightseeing tour Use of day pack (upon request) Use of hiking poles (upon request)

Water (1 litre recommended) Personal favourite snacks Gratuity for your guide

We recommend you wear comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor exercise and close-toed shoes suitable for hiking. It's always a good idea to bring a waterproof jacket or an additional layer such as a warm sweater as coastal weather can change quickly - even on sunny days! It's also a good idea to pack sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a snack and your camera! We ask that you please bring your own reusable water bottle - we're working to reduce plastic waste. Did you know that Tofino has some of the cleanest and freshest tap water in the world? Our fresh water supply comes from Colnett Mountain on the beautiful Meares Island. If you don't have a bottle of your own; Reusable Bottles are available for purchase at our Storm Light Outfitter's Booking Office along with a variety of outdoor gear.

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BOX 1132 TOFINO, BC V0R2Z0


We are honoured to be operating in the territories of the Tla-o-qui-aht, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ, Ahousaht, Hesquiaht, Tseshaht and Huu-ay-aht Nations.