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28November 2017

Rudi’s 4 Rules for Backcountry Skiing

Rudi has been working and playing in the backcountry for decades. You’d have to spend a few winters with him to even begin to absorb all that stored knowledge, but here’s four key pieces of advice for all that yearn to shred the good stuff out of bounds. If you come on[...]

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17November 2017

5 Things Most People Don’t Know About Heli-Skiing

(1) The birthplace of heli-skiing was in the Purcells Heli-skiing was invented just 50km up the valley from our lodge. When Hans Gmoser founded CMH in the Bugaboos (a sub-range of the Purcells) in the 1960s, heli-skiing as the sport we know it today was born. Heli-skiing has since spread across the[...]

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3November 2017

The DO’s and DON’Ts of Heli-Skiing

Is this winter going to be your first time heli-skiing? Or your 100th? Either way, here’s a few DO’s and DON’Ts to help you jump in with flow¬†and make sure you look like a seasoned pro: The meet-up in the morning is usually a buzz of excitement, anticipation and nerves. DO. Take a[...]

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24October 2017

Zen and the Art of Guiding: 3 Lessons for Work and Life

Guiding is about managing risk. From the outside, a guide might look like someone who scored the best gig ever – getting paid to ski powder all day; and we can’t deny, that’s certainly part of it. But while you’re focused 100% on enjoyment, as you should be, your guide is balancing[...]

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