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1January 2018

How I Scored a Chance to Heli-Ski (And how it changed my life)

My first day skiing was out of a helicopter, in perfect, knee-deep, untracked powder. First day. First time skiing. I’ll let that land for a moment. When I (Katie) tell this story in person, there’s usually a stunned pause. Why? How? When? Or… with a smirk, I hate you. I know. A little over 10[...]

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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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