find your tribe arrive strangers, leave family
varied terrain 60% trees, 40% alpine
The mountains only tell half the story
After a day in the backcountry, you need a place to unwind. Cozy Gothics is the perfect place to relax, recoup, and enjoy an epic meal. If you’re not deep in a food coma after dinner, swing by the wood-fired sauna to soothe your muscles so you can do it all again tomorrow.
The best of the Selkirks and Monashees
Home to one of our largest areas and longest runs, whether you’re a heli-rookie or a returning loyalist, Gothics has the trip and terrain for you. On your trip you’ll hit up the Northern Selkirks and mighty Monashees, taking in prime glades, open glaciers and excellent tree skiing.
Unplug and recharge
- 37 guest rooms
- Relaxing bar and lounge
- Warm dining room
- Exercise equipment
- Games room
- Cross-country ski trails
- Wood-fired sauna
Not a Heli-Skier?
Gothics caters to a wide audience including first-time Heli-Skiers, and those who don’t ski at all. Your non-skiing partner or friend can strap on some snowshoes, unwind with a massage, shoot a round of pool or tinker away on the piano while you tear down the slopes.
GET TO THE GOODS FASTER WITH SPECIAL TRANSPORT
Short on time? Travelling as a group? Maybe you just prefer a more customized way to get to the lodge? We're here to help make your powder dreams come true and can create a custom transportation plan from our Calgary, Kelowna and Kamloops gateway airports.
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Ready to Book at CMH Gothics?
Experience the classic Heli-Skiing trip CMH was built on. Glide across glaciers and float through remote glades with the company of 10 soon-to-be best friends. When you're ready to hang up your skis, retreat to the spa for a massage, and refuel with a gourmet meal and backcountry cocktail. There's a reason these are our Signature Trips.
Experience powder for your first time with just 10 guests, led by two professional guides. We love to introduce skiing in mountain wilderness to strong intermediate/advanced skiers or boarders. Three million acres is too much to keep all to ourselves.
Whether your kids can out-ski you or want to come in early, they'll have a day they'll never forget. Give them a taste of powder and at the end of the day, if they want to head back to the lodge for fun and games, you can stay out on the slopes.
SIGNATURE HELI-ASSISTED SKI TOURING
The more the merrier and don’t worry – there’s plenty of powder to go around. Whether you’re considering your first tour or are a backcountry vet, we’ve got your back with our signature heli-assisted touring trips.
Pair relaxing nights in some of the world’s most luxurious lodges with days full of untamed trees, gentle bowls and anything else you want your private guides and helicopter to take you to.
frequently asked questions
- What kind of terrain can I expect?
At Gothics, expect a wide variety of terrain from premium glades to open glaciers and excellent tree skiing.
- How do I get to Gothics Lodge?
There are a number of ways you can get to the lodge. If you want to ride in one of the CMH coaches, you can download our arrival/departure (via Calgary) travel information PDF or our Private travel (via Kelowna) arrival/departure PDF; if you’d prefer to drive yourself to the helipad, download our self-driving map. Please note that self-drivers must arrive at the CMH Gothics helipad by 13:30 MT (12:30 PT).
We also have a number of private transportation options if you’re looking for something more specialized. Visit our Transportation page to learn more.
- What does the first day look like?
After you have had some time to get settled, one of the guides will ring a bell through the hallways. Please meet them where you entered the lodge, in the stone lobby, to begin safety training. Remember to dress warmly as we wil be outside for about an hour and a half. When you get in from safety training, you are welcome to put your gear in the dry room so it will be warm and dry for the following morning. Once you have completed safety training with our experienced guides, the bar will be open and snacks will be available in the lounge. There is no skiing on your day of arrival at the Gothics.
- Is there Wi-Fi/cell service at the lodge? Do you have phones at the lodges?
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the lodge, as well as a computer area that you can use for internet browsing. Phones can be found in the computer area, and long-distance calling cards are available for purchase in our retail shop.
- How do I cancel my trip?
Visit the Insurance/Cancellation page to view our full cancellation policy.
- Do I have to pay a single supplement if I am traveling alone?
You are not required to pay a single supplement if you are a solo traveller; however, if you want to confirm a single room, you will need to pay an upgrade fee, which varies by lodge.