Luggage restrictions: 40 pounds per person/flight Excess baggage fee: $3.00 per pound/flight Cost for flying gear only: $3.00 per pound/flight Bag size: 12x15x32 inches or 29x37x80 cm
Space is limited on the helicopter. Gear must be limited to essentials.
Gear above the luggage restrictions will incur an excess baggage fee.
More than one bag is allowed provided the bags meet the size and weight limits.
Dogs are not allowed in the helicopter.
Suitcases and backpacks with external frames are not allowed in the helicopter.
Backpacks and small duffel bags are best.
Anything attached to your bag may be removed in order to fit in the helicopter.
Items such as hiking poles, walking sticks, fishing rods, tripods and ice axes should be treated and tagged as seperate items.
Bear spray, fuel for camp stoves and any other flammables must be kept separate from your other gear and identified to the helipad personnel. These items will be put in a specific compartment on the helicopter.
One pair of skis is allowed. Do not bring ski bags. A second pair of skis may be flown in for $50 round-trip, if space is available.
Wear your bulky clothing and boots on the helicopter, as it is often colder at Assiniboine.
Your gear will be loaded and unloaded from the helicopter by our staff.
We reserve the right to refuse oversize bags/items and extra skis due to space restrictions.
Additional Luggage Restrictions for Hut Visitors and Campers
Sleeping bags and sleeping pads attached to backpacks may have to be removed in order for your bag to fit in the helicopter. Pack these items inside your backpack.
BBQ’s are not allowed at the Naiset Huts or Campgrounds.
Hard-sided coolers are not allowed. They do not fit in the helicopter or the food storage boxes at the Naiset Huts or the Campgrounds.