Ursus Range


5 hours | moderate | departs Long Beach Airport

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Experience maximum reward, with minimal effort on our most adventurous hiking option! Our heli-assisted hiking adventure brings you from sea to sky within minutes, where you’ll leave the beaches behind and discover the breathtaking alpine of the Vancouver Island Alps. Once the sounds of the helicopter have faded, you and your guide will explore the ridge lines, lakes and meadows.


  • Exciting helicopter ride above the coastline and into the mountains
  • Hike among wildflowers of the Vancouver Island Alps
  • Search for the white-tailed Ptarmigan
  • Enjoy a refreshing swim in a turquoise alpine lake
  • Mountain top picnic lunch


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1-3 guests $2200 CAD

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Duration: 5 hours

Hiking Distance: 5 km (3.1 mi)

Departs: Long Beach Airport

Rating: Moderate

Group Size: 1-3 Guests

Season: July to September


Certified ACMG Guide

Helicopter flight

Picnic lunch

Use of a day pack (upon request)

Use of trekking poles (upon request)

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Long Beach Nature would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate, the Tla-o-qui-aht Nation and pay our respects to Elders past and present. We would like to extend that respect to the Ahousaht, Hesquiaht to the north and the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ, Huu-ay-aht to the south and all the First Nations of the region.