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20November 2018

How To Dress For Heli-Skiing

Is it any different from dressing for a regular day of skiing or riding? It can be. Yes. Heli-skiing presents a few variables that are different from the standard frontcountry day. Dressing smart can help you avoid overheating, getting chilled, bad visibility, and even transceiver interference.   Few Layers, Make ‘Em Count The winning recipe for[...]

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9November 2018

Is Small-Group Heli-Skiing Worth It?

They believed I would come back for him. That’s why it worked. I drove away from the gas station into the Mexican heat, with a full tank but not having paid. In my rearview mirror, I see Jeff standing surrounded by a small group of attendants, arms crossed, no smiling. It’ll be[...]

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17September 2018

What Do You Know?

Like all uphill landings, it was an unwelcome surprise. Day one of skiing in Swedish Lapland, and we weren’t quite ready for the chairlift at Riksgränsen. Fixed-grip, bare metal, no lifty to help ease the transition. We pushed forward to get to the line and turned around just in time for[...]

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20August 2018

4 Ways B.C. Backcountry Earned Its Fame

First thing’s first: there are definitely more than four reasons why British Columbia has become a mecca for backcountry skiing and riding. I’ve just picked four favourites, and four that we think are extra important when it comes to comparing one world ski destination over another, and four reasons why heli-skiing[...]

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