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29July 2019

Q&A: Why is there so much tree skiing in BC?

The Interior of B.C. is famous for those dreamy, deep tree lines. It’s a big part of the backcountry ski culture here, and heli-skiers in B.C. will hit the glades more often than almost any other destination in the world. (Can’t forget Japan, hence ‘almost’) Why?   Geography Compared to the coast ranges of B.C.[...]

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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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