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5 Tips for Planning Your Heli Skiing BC Trip

We’re asked all the time about what a potential heliskier needs to do in order to come to experience heli-skiing for the first time. I could fill your head with all sorts of “must dos” and “don’t miss out ons” but here instead is the short and fun list of Tyax’s Recommended 5 Tips for …

Category: Heliskiing / Tyax Lodge

Tyax Lodge Mountain Biking Activities

Bikepacking at Tyax Lodge

Tyax Lodge and the South Chilcotins has been attracting mountain bikers for as long as we can remember. The sheer vastness of the area and epic trail network means this place is on the bucket list of riders all over the world. For a lot of riders, the trails here are all about speed and …

Category: Camping / Mountain Biking / Summer

Heliskiing Helicopters and Skiers

Backcountry Heliskiing – Gear Check

Heliskiing at Tyax Lodge is incredible. With some of the best terrain and snow in the world, it’s easy to see why we’ve been operating here since 1991. Back then the ski technology and equipment was nothing like we have today, with some skiers being limited by their gear. However, in recent years improvements have …

Category: Heliskiing

Backcountry Hiking Equipment Gear Checklist

Backcountry Hiking – Gear Check

Some of our favourite summer days are the ones spend hiking in the mountains surrounding Tyax Lodge. We have a fantastic trail network on our doorstep that showcases the beautiful scenery here and allows you to really get a sense of the history of the area. When you’re out on the trail, the last thing …

Category: Camping / Summer

Santa Cruz Mountain Bike

Backcountry Mountain Biking – Gear Check!

The Scandinavians have a trusted saying “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing”. This mentality can be transferred to outdoor adventures, with most terrain and trails being conquered with modern equipment and gear. Mountain biking has come a long, long way since it’s early days of rigid frames, v-brakes and lycra-clad riders. …

Category: Mountain Biking / Summer

South Chilcotins Flora Plants Tyax

What’s Growing Around Us At Tyax Lodge?

It may seem that life in the mountains moves at a glacial pace. The truth, however, is that the wilderness is a bustling metropolis of wild animals, towering trees, bountiful shrubs, and spellbinding mushrooms. On your next visit to Tyax Lodge, make sure you take a look at what’s growing around you! Trees What Is …

Category: Mountain Biking / Summer

Tyax Lodge BC Animals Wildlife

Our Wild Neighbours – Part 2

Following on from our last article, Our Wild Neighbours – Part 1, where we looked at the bears and birds in the area; this week we’re taking a closer look at the fish and mammals that live in the region. Fish Thanks to the pristine lakes and picturesque streams surrounding Tyax Lodge we’re blessed with …

Category: Summer / Tyax Lodge

Hiking South Chilcotin Mountains

Our Wild Neighbours – Part 1

Tyax Lodge and the surrounding areas of BC are home to some iconic Canadian animals. From small birds through to grizzly bears, this area is home to all size of creatures. A visit to Tyax Lodge is taking a step into the wilderness. The creeks and lakes are streaming with fish. The treetops are bustling …

Category: Summer / Tyax Lodge

Chilcotin Mountains Winter Alpenglow

History of Tyax Lodge and the Gold Bridge Area

Natural History Location Tyax Lodge is located in British Columbia in Western Canada. The province’s major city is Vancouver, which is approximately 300km south of Tyax Lodge. On route to Tyax Lodge, you’ll drive north on Highway 99, which is one of Canada’s most beautiful drives. You’ll see The Chief in Squamish, the world-famous resort …

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Tyax Lodge Mountain Biking Activities

Mountain Biking at Tyax Lodge

Why Mountain Bike at Tyax Lodge? Simply put, mountain biking in the South Chilcotins is one of the most sought after bike trips in the entire world. Located just a few hours north of Whistler the bike trails surrounding Tyax Lodge are truly unique. Photo: Blake Jorgenson/Scott Bikes The South Chilcotins range are more reminiscent …

Category: Mountain Biking / Summer


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