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Escape to The North

The new Northern Escape Mountain Lodge, located in the Skeena Mountains near Terrace, BC, is your base for exploring the natural wonders of The North. Experience world class steelhead and salmon fishing, the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary, exhilarating jet boat tours and coastal whale watching for orcas and humpbacks. Hit the trails on an e-mountain bike or paddle the pristine lakes surrounding the lodge. Book a helicopter and create your own adventure or relax and experience nature unplugged. The options are limitless.

The safety of our Staff, our Guests and the Communities we operate in are paramount to us at Northern Escape Heli Skiing. Our operations follow the most current guidance from BC, Canada and World Health Organizations for best practices, physical safety and mental well being while making every effort to provide the customer service and experience one would expect from a world class heli skiing resort. To this end, we are proud to announce that our Covid-19 Health and Safety precautions have met the highest standards as required for the “Safe Travel” designation from the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Northern Escape Heli Skiing - approved by the World Travel and Tourism Council’s the Safe Travels Program

Northern Escape Mountain Lodge

Opened in 2020, the chic new Mountain Lodge features stone work and hardwood floors throughout and floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning alpine views in all directions. Amenities include massage room, hot tub, games room, comfortable lounge areas, and lightning-fast wifi. This exclusive, off-the-grid chalet has just 10 rooms all with ensuite bathrooms.

Our friendly, service-driven staff will ensure you have the vacation of a lifetime. And with five or more direct flights per day from Vancouver to Terrace, this is one of BC’s most accessible wilderness lodges.

Northern Escape Mountain Lodge

Opened in 2020, the chic new Mountain Lodge features floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning lake and alpine views. Amenities include massage room, hot tub, comfortable lounge areas, and lightning-fast wifi. This exclusive, off-the-grid chalet has just 10 guest rooms all with ensuite bathrooms.
Our friendly, service-driven staff will ensure you have the vacation of a lifetime. And with five or more daily direct flights from Vancouver to Terrace, this is one of BC’s most accessible wilderness lodges.

Wildlife Viewing

The Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary offers incredible opportunities to view grizzly bears in their natural habitat. Situated in the Great Bear Rainforest, the Khutzeymateen is Canada’s first Grizzly Bear sanctuary and is home to one of the highest concentrations of grizzly bears in the country. Grizzly and black bears can also be seen in many of the rivers and estuaries outside the sanctuary and even near the lodge. This area is also home to the elusive kermode, or spirit bear.

A short jaunt to the coast allows guests to go whale watching for humpbacks and orcas. Prince Rupert is one of North America’s most reliable locations to see them. You may spot grey whales feeding in kelp beds, or white-sided dolphins and porpoises playfully gliding alongside the boat. Steller sea lions are common on the rocky islets and bald eagles perch on cedars along the shoreline.

Fishing Adventures

The Skeena River and its tributaries are world renowned for steelhead fishing. This freshwater salmon can weigh up to 30 lbs and is one of the most sought after catches for keen anglers. Our professional guides have all the gear and local knowledge you’ll need to land the big one. Our proximity to the coast also allows guests to go ocean fishing for salmon or halibut in the rich waters of the north Pacific near Prince Rupert BC. Or for the ultimate luxury fishing experience, try heli fishing. With your own helicopter and guide you have the option to fish anywhere your heart desires.

Fishing Adventures

The Skeena River and its tributaries are world renowned for steelhead fly fishing. This freshwater salmon can weigh over 30 lbs and is one of the most sought after catches for keen anglers. In the late summer months, all species of Pacific salmon are found in our rivers. Our professional guides have all the gear and local knowledge you’ll need to land the big one. Our proximity to the coast also allows guests to go ocean fishing for salmon or halibut in the rich waters of the north Pacific near Prince Rupert BC. Or for the ultimate luxury fishing experience, try heli fishing. With your own helicopter and guide you have the option to fish anywhere your heart desires.

Heli Adventures

With a helicopter and guide, you have the ultimate freedom to roam the mountains and coastal fjords of the North. Spend the day in the Skeena Mountains trying heli fishing, or land on a remote mountain peak for a chef-prepared lunch. Explore ghost towns, glaciers or the Nisga’a Memorial Lava Beds. Fly to the BC coast for whale watching or visit the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary. Whatever you decide, this fully custom helicopter tour is something you will never forget. Our highly trained helicopter pilots and guides have years of experience flying safely in these mountains and love to show guests their hidden gems. Let us help you design your ultimate heli adventure.

Jet Boat Tours

Jet boat up wild and rugged glacier-fed rivers under rugged peaks and cascading waterfalls. Enjoy a walk to a waterfall plunge pool or a relaxing soak in a natural hot spring. Wildlife can be around any bend in the river. When you spot bears or eagles on the shore, we’ll use the current to silently drift in close for perfect photos. Enjoy a campfire lunch on a remote gravel bar and make a plaster cast of a bear or wolf footprint as a keepsake. There are many options for jet boating on the Skeena River and its tributaries around the Lodge or going further up the inlets on the Pacific coast.

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