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30September 2017

It all started with a van and a clipboard

As many people know, Rudi founded Purcell back in 1974. Forty-three years later, things have grown a lot from the early days. We have a beautiful lodge, a heli-pad, a fancy sign, high-tech communication systems, piles of safety gear and emergency manuals. Guiding staff, kitchen staff, reservations and marketing staff. But that’s[...]

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17September 2017

The Joy of Unplugging

When you go heli-skiing in our massive operating area, it’s pure, remote, empty backcountry. There’s no wi-fi and no cell coverage, anywhere. In fact, because of transceiver interference, your cell phone needs to be off, like OFF off, unless you’re taking a photo. Does that make you feel a bit uneasy,[...]

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