North Cascades Explorer

Flight Details

Fly the picturesque North Cascades, affectionately known as America’s Alps–the wildest and most glaciated mountain range in the U.S. outside Alaska.

Explore an unparalleled combination of biodiversity and scenery that is accessible only by air. This route features wilderness on a grand scale. Glacier-clad peaks rise vertically from thickly forested valleys. Waterfalls, mountain lakes, alpine meadows, and hundreds of glaciers dominate the picturesque landscape offering the most diverse photo opportunities in a single flight.

Join us for an unforgettable flight adventure!

*This is a photography flight. Please bring a camera. (A smartphone is fine.)

1 hr 20 min

Flight time

$275 / person

Price based on 2 person minimum.
20% discount for children.
Single-passenger flights available. Please contact us for details.


Call or reserve online

(360) 389-2339

Customer Feedback & Photos

Greatest Flight Experience

"This photo was taken last weekend from a small plane above the North Cascades. It was the greatest flight experience I've had in my life so far. And it was mainly due to having an amazing pilot, Wayne from @snowkingaviation. Like myself, Wayne is so enthusiastic about the outdoors and that was evident when he circled this lake a bunch of times to help me get this shot."

Will Hoshmand Winnetka, CA September 8, 2017

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Prepare to Fly

Important information to help you prepare for your flight.

Bring your Camera

Snowking flights are ideal for aerial landscape photography. We will be sensitive to lighting and camera/airplane positioning. Visibility is excellent in all directions, and the passenger can open and close a side window at will for the best possible image quality.


If your flight is canceled due to weather, you can choose to reschedule, receive a full refund, or select a gift card redeemable for a future flight.

Our Premier Location

We are located on the edge of North Cascades National Park at Mears Field in Concrete, Washington. Our base of operations is the best location for flightseeing in the area. Surrounded by mountains, you’ll enjoy alpine spectacles right after take-off with no aerial commute to the scenery.

We fly Year-Round

Fall colors, emerald lakes, waterfalls, mountain faces loaded with snow–the North Cascades are spectacular in every season.

Gift Certificates

Give the gift of adventure! A popular choice for birthdays, anniversaries, the holidays, and just because.

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