Valhalla Catski

Canada: British Columbia

Dig in to the legendary Kootenay powder and let your backcountry adventure begin with the relaxing and exhilarating experience of Valhalla Catski!

"Selkirk Mountains offer untracked Kootenay powder"

Valhalla is the beautiful and iconic Norse word that refers to a warrior’s heaven or paradise, and it’s the perfect choice for these majestic mountains of southeastern British Columbia, because they feel like heaven on earth. The Valhallas, located in the fabled Selkirk Mountain Range, are the perfect location to experience British Columbia’s endless untracked Kootenay powder.

Catski tours with Valhalla Catski are professionally guided, which is just what you need to get the most out of this diverse and engaging mix of big mountain terrain. The tenure that Valhalla’s Powdercats cover is six times the size of Whistler Blackcomb. You’ll also find that this location, deep in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains, has the perfect selection of high alpine bowls, steep slopes, and old-growth forests tree skiing.

"Snowcat riding in British Columbia’s backcountry"

These special packages, available for single, 3 or 4 days, are exclusively for strong skiers and riders. During your trip you’ll ski or ride from 7 to 13 runs per day, and enjoy a day of 13,000 to 18,000 vertical feet, with average runs of 1,200 to 3,000 vertical feet. In comparison to heliskiing, you’ll find that snowcat riding is a relaxing and enjoyable way to experience British Columbia’s backcountry, and a perfect way to exchange stories with fellow skiers and riders.

You might also choose to try the “Kootenay Sampler,” a package offered in combination with Snowwater Heliski, where you’ll get the best of both worlds at an unbeatable price. This package combines snowcat riding with Valhalla, Heliski with Snowwater, and resort riding in Nelson, British Columbia. The Ainsworth Hot Springs is also a unique and special experience in which to indulge while in the area.

If you’re ready to experience the smooth ride and serene experience that Valhalla Catski offers, book your trip today!

3 reasons to choose Valhalla Catski:

  1. Location Selkirk Mountains - dry powder factory!
  2. 7 to 13 runs per day - suited for strong riders!
  3. Attractive packages - you can combine with heli as well!


  • North America
  • Northern
  • Canada
Mountain Range
  • Selkirk Mountains
  • British Columbia
Ski Resort
  • Whitewater
  • Snowcat
Accomm. Type
  • Hotel
Suited For
  • Couples
  • Solo Travelers
  • Groups
  • $$$ - Luxury
  • $$ - Medium
Meal Plans
  • Full Board
Room Type
  • Single Bed Room
  • Double Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
  • Internet Wifi
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Massage
  • Conference Facilities
  • Pool
  • Communal TV
  • Private TV
  • Gym
Services offered
  • Guiding
  • Ski Rental
  • Snowboard Rental
  • Safety Equipment Rental
Ability Level
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pro
Snow Conditions
Dominant Terrain Type
  • Park and Pipe
  • Open Terrain
  • Steep Terrain
  • Tree Runs
Average Annual Snowfall
  • 10 meter/year - 15 meter/year
Snow Pack
  • Continental
Crowd Factor
  • Low
Explorer Level
  • Low
PP/Night from US$ 332