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19May 2019

Q&A: Does Helicopter Size Matter?

Around the world, many different kinds of helicopters are used for heli-skiing. In BC, the most common aircraft used are the Bell 212, the Bell 205, the Bell 407, or the A-Star. The 212 and 205 are classified as ‘mediums’, which means they can seat up to 11 people (in addition[...]

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11April 2019

Would you really want year-round ski season?

I don’t think I could ever live somewhere without distinct seasons. It just feels like an essential annual experience to me – the big swings from summer heat to winter chill. I said this aloud the other day, and Jeff’s response was ‘What? No way. Ski season year round please.’ And I understand that[...]

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22March 2019

How to embrace tradition AND innovation

Here and there throughout the season, people have been asking Jeff and me: “So, how does Rudi feel about the new program?” They wonder if it’s been a smooth transition, or more of the kicking-and-screaming kind. It’s an understandable thing to be curious about. In a generational, family business, it’s common to encounter some[...]

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20March 2019

WOW. Best Photos of the 18/19 Season

The Categories. The Winners. This is our roundup of the best photos so far this season. Yes, there’s still 10 days left, but DAMN. Could these really be bested? These shots were taken by a couple very talented professionals we’re lucky to work with: Mountain Man Cole and our very own Claire Dibble.[...]

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