Journal | Tordrillo Mountain Lodge
Aerial view of a snow covered mountain in Alaska’s Tordrillo Mountain range.

Heli Skiing History

History of Heli Skiing The history of heli skiing stretches back to a few theories, but there’s one thing we...

A snow-covered rocky mountainside of the Tordrillo Mountains in Alaska.


Heli-Skiing is off-trail, downhill skiing that is accessed by a helicopter. It’s about skiing in natural environments without the effort that comes with hiking to these areas… — An “Average” Day at TML

The AStar B3E helicopter peels away and two fly-fishing guides and three guests are left on the banks of Alaska’s Talachulitna River. The weather is moody—temperamental enough that the flight almost didn’t happen…