Silverton Mountain in SouthWest Colorado will be doing $50 heli drops this weekend.
A heli drop at Silver ton is usually $160 plus you have to buy a lift ticket which can range from $50-$140, depending on the time of season. So a normal heli drop is gonna cost you $210-$300 at Silverton.
You will have to buy a non-guided ($50) lift ticket or a guided ($100) lift ticket bringing your total for a heli drop to $100-$150, but you also get to ski Silverton all day. This really is a stellar deal.
“The $50 single heli drops will be offered in the Pyramid Zone at Silverton Mountain, which has not been skied all season and should have great snow. Silverton Mountain is 100% open with fantastic steep skiing to be had.” – Silverton Mountain
SNOW REPORT FOR SILVERTON:
Snow Report 1/8/12
Mid Mountain Base: 47”
New Snow 24 Hour: 0-2”
New Snow 48 Hour: 0”
New Snow 72 Hour: 0”
100% Open with skiing from the Billboard into Ropedeedope and the down the westside.
How to Book a Cheap Heli Trip This Weekend @ Silverton:
“Online booking is not available within 24 hours of ski date. To book a reservation within 24 hours of your start date, please call 970-387-5706. To be placed on a waiting list for a sold out date, call 970-387-5706 to be placed on a wait list. There is a non-refundable $25 fee for wait list reservations.” – Silverton Mountain