Heli Biking in Alaska | Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Summer Heli Biking in Alaska

Heli biking is the latest summer and fall activity added to Tordrillo Mountain Lodge’s extensive and unique list of epic outdoor adventures. If you’re an adventurous mountain biker, you can now hop aboard our helicopters with your fat bike and explore remote Alaskan backcountry wilderness that was previously inaccessible. Prepare yourself to spend several hours pedaling your way through awe-inspiring Alaskan landscapes that few other people ever get the chance to see, let alone explore from the back of a bike. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned professional, our guides at Tordrillo are adept at picking a route that works well for any level of rider.


Heli Biking in Alaska at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is the place for some of the best Heli Biking in Alaska. See the amazing terrain you can access just a short heli lift away.


Two people heli biking in Alaska next to large glaciers.

Choose Your Heli Biking Adventure

Heli biking routes begin from the flanks of Mt. Spurr volcano and wind down paths carved in cinder and pumice deposits from area volcanoes. Some bikers may choose to forge new paths or follow gentle ridge lines to alpine lakes. Others can bike directly on a glacier for a whole new snow biking experience. Riders can choose a descent or ascent of virtually any length or difficulty, making this experience perfect for anyone interested in mountain biking regardless of their level of skill or expertise.

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Top of the Line Heli Biking Equipment

Enjoy heli biking in Alaska without the burden of disassembly during flight. We use a state-of-the-art helicopter rack that can transport bikes. TML owners—Olympic Gold Medalist Tommy Moe and fellow heli ski veterans Mike Overcast and Mike Rheam—invested in the country’s first Aero Quick Design Release helicopter bike rack. It holds four bikers and their bikes, as well as an experienced guide, and allows them to be flown deep into the Tordrillo Mountain Range. Our expertly trained helicopter pilots are experienced in high-altitude flight, as well as the intricacies of flying with bikes attached to the aircraft. Departing from the lodge’s helicopter pad, guests hit the pristine Alaskan trails in just minutes.

Close-up of helicopter landing in the Tordrillo Mountain Range.
Four people riding fat bikes in the Tordrillo Mountain Range.

Fat Bikes

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge offers a fleet of Fatback fat tire bikes to fit almost anyone interested in heli biking. Biking is available for riders of all levels, and children’s sized fat tire bikes are available as well. We also provide top-of-the-line safety gear including helmets, pads and gloves. All you need to bring with you to enjoy heli biking at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is your sense of adventure.

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Learn more about the thrills of heli biking and summer ports at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge.

CNN Travel Heli Biking Video Featuring Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Anticipation builds as Joe and Francy Royer board the helicopter outside ofTordrillo Mountain Lodge, a luxury retreat about 60 miles west of Anchorage...

Modern Traveler — First Resort to Offer United States Heli-Biking

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is the first outfitter in the United States to offer heli-biking, an unrivaled outdoor experience that enables mountain biking access via helicopter to millions of acres of pristine mountain terrain in the breathtaking Tordrillo ...

GrindTV — Alaskan Lodge is First to Offer Heli-Biking in US

Heli-biking in US - "It's a great way to explore new terrain. Getting dropped off on mind-blowing spots with spectacular views is an amazing experience," downhill skiing Olympic gold medalist and co-owner Tommy Moe tells GrindTV. "The perspective of the ...

What Others Are Saying

“Adventurous mountain bikers and adrenaline junkies are going to want to add the Tordrillo Mountain Lodge to their bucket list of must-visit places in the U.S…These backcountry excursions take adventurous travelers deep into the Alaska mountain range by helicopter, giving them the opportunity explore a vast wilderness from the seat of a fat tire bike.”

— Digital Trends

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