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Alaska Powder Descents

3805 Kiowa Dr, Juneau, AK 99801-9141
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Amazing team, awesome guides insane terrain

150% recomendable experience... super cool group of guides and leader. Super friendly and super... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FLopezareal
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Banff, Canada
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Professional, safe, and above all, friendly.

Fantastic company. Had two weeks in Juneau with only a few days booked on the heli, and Alaska... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Andrew M
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Alaska Powder Descents is a full service guiding operation offering a range from half-day trips to weeklong packages. Our guides are all Juneau based and have extensive experience working in Southeast Alaska. Our goal is to use our experience to lead clients to terrain that fits their ability and matches their desire to challenge themselves.
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2 weeks ago
“Amazing team, awesome guides insane terrain”
23 Apr 2017
“Professional, safe, and above all, friendly.”
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3805 Kiowa Dr, Juneau, AK 99801-9141
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

150% recomendable experience... super cool group of guides and leader. Super friendly and super fun!!

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Fantastic company. Had two weeks in Juneau with only a few days booked on the heli, and Alaska Powder Descents went well beyond what was required or expected for great customer service. All guides were excellent, knew the terrain and their clients, and were amazing....More

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

The team is great, very professional but down to earth. Highly recommend to both experienced and first-time heli folks - they'll fit the experience to your needs. Like a small family really, and a great time! Beautiful mountains!!

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Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Ill make this as brief as i can. Kevin and Sammy were my guides. I never felt unsafe with the lines and terrain they chose and my experience was an eye opener in so many ways. Kevin had great communication and informed me of weather...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2014

Alaska's weather conditions can be quite finicky so be prepared to wait for a clear day to ski or ride. Overall the experience was great, Kevin was an excellent guide and the helicopters/pilots they contracted from Temsco are professionals. The price was right for the...More

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5  Thank Gnar_gurl
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

I love to ski and I will say unequivocally that my trip to ski with APD was the crowning moment, the zenith...the pinnacle of my time spent skiing on this earth thus far. In fact, I would count the first 30 minutes- from walking out...More

6  Thank 474shays
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

What a phenomenal experience it was heli skiing with APD! I am a seasoned resort and backountry skier but this was my first time heli skiing and it went above and beyond all expectations. The Juneau area has a large range of terrain for the...More

Thank Lindsay B
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Whether you have Heli-skied all over the world, or its your first time-you need to go to Juneau and fly with these guys. I took my first Heli-ski trip with APD, and I have been back many times since. I have also brought friends and...More

2  Thank zdubb
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Heli-skiing with Alaska Powder Descents out of Juneau was my first heli-skiing experience…and my second. It was so incredible I had to go back! The snow is thick and creamy—absolutely lovely—and our guide, Chris, was a master at finding good snow. Chris always described the...More

1  Thank Ellen C
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carra3, Director of Sales at Alaska Powder Descents, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2014

Ellen, thanks so much for your review! It's great to have you back this year!

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Very knowledgeable guides and skilled pilots are what define a good heli-ski company. Our guide, Chris, was fantastic and was spot on with detecting spots for potential avalanche danger and at the same time easily led us to the freshest powder. The territory that we...More

1  Thank Ted E
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