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7December 2019

The Private Difference: White Space and White Gold

Of all the backcountry adventures I’ve been on with Jeff, the only time I really thought I might freeze to death was not on some snow-covered peak. It was in the international terminal of LAX. We had gotten off an overnight flight from Kauai, and had a five-hour layover before boarding our[...]

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4November 2019

Q&A: What decides what kind of terrain we’ll ski?

Every day in the backcountry is different. Our commitment is to find you the best possible backcountry skiing and riding given what Mother Nature serves up. Wondering what factors affect terrain choice on a given day?   Visibility If we can’t see it, we can’t get to it. Good visibility is crucial for the pilot[...]

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12October 2019

4 Ways to Charge with More Flow

“Phew – great backflip, but did you see that LINE?!?” The last couple of years, folks in Golden have been lucky to have front-row spectating for the Freeride World Tour. The athletes will be back in February, ready to show off the gnarliest terrain Kicking Horse has to offer. The tricks, the[...]

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7October 2019

Q&A: What does the ‘private’ in private heli-skiing actually mean?

If you’re just realizing you don’t know the answer to this one, you’re definitely not alone. Private definitely sounds good, of course, but what is it actually referring to? This term isn’t used consistently across the industry, so it’s no wonder it can leave all of us a little confused. _______ The typical,[...]

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