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2July 2019

Q&A: What exactly happens before take-off?

Good morning! We meet at 8:00am, but we won’t be up in the air until 9:00am. What happens during the prep hour? Here’s what:   THE GEAR Need some powder skis or a snowboard? We’ll get you set up. THE GAME PLAN After welcome and introductions, your guide will tell you what we expect for the day,[...]

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2July 2019

Get the Free Guide: Your price comparison cheat sheet

You may have noticed: It is NOT easy to compare all the different heli-skiing packages you can buy out there. Small group, smaller group, runs, vertical metres, private, semi-private, lodging, no frills, unlimited, single-day, multi-day…. Yikes. Can we just break it down and compare clearly?   I’ve been talking to people about this stuff[...]

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20June 2019

Good to Great: How to Make the Leap in Pow Skiing Technique

Jeff and I have this recurring disagreement we play out a few times a year. Whether it’s climbing season, skiing season, or we’re looking forward to a surf trip, I always try to find some complementary physical training I can do in the gym or at home. I do weighted pulling drills[...]

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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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