Chugach Range (Alaska) – The Chugach Mountains surrounding Valdez receive an annual average of nearly 700 inches of snow. Near the coast, the snow is moist, so more stable on steep slopes.
Tordrillo (Alaska) – The heavily glaciated Alaska Range offers endless terrain to keep skiers challenged, with runs that top out at 7,500 feet.
Bella Coola (British Columbia) – Bella Coola Heli Sports has access to a blade-busting 2.64 million acres of prime Pacific powder.
Revelstoke (British Columbia) – Bighorn Lodge is an ultra-luxe alpine-style chalet for 16 people. It overlooks the Columbia River at the foot of Revelstoke Mountain Resort and has its own helipad.
Mica (British Columbia) – Accessible only by helicopter, Mica Lodge is an elegant eyrie high above the Columbia River, with access to 11 valleys with a variety of terrain.
Zermatt (Switzerland) – Air Zermatt lifts passengers above the roofs of the picturesque old town for a quick buzz of the Matterhorn before settling the skids near the summit of western Europe's second highest mountain, the Monte Rosa (15,200 feet).
Hokkaido (Japan) – The island of Hokkaido receives up to 60 feet of snow annually. You can ski on dormant volcanoes and through perfectly spaced birch trees.
Southern Alps (New Zealand) – Southern Lakes Heli-Ski operates out of Queenstown and Wanaka from July to September, with access to 3,200 square miles across 11 different mountain ranges, including the Clark Glacier.
Himachal Pradesh (India) – The Himachal Pradesh region has everything on the heli hit list, from skiing steep summits to racing down ridges, and plunging into birch, oak and cedar forests.
Kamchatka (Russia) – The vast Kamchatka Peninsula is home to 200 volcanoes -- 29 are active. Here you can helicopter up to smoking summits then hurtle down volcanic faces, couloirs, open bowls and tree runs.
Luxury yacht (anywhere) – Luxury yachts can simply sail within touching distance of mountains and jump on a helicopter from the deck each morning. Anyone who has to ask how much it costs probably can't afford it.