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2August 2016

If you care about getting fresh tracks, read this.

You booked your ski holiday six months ahead, high-fiving your buddies while still wearing shorts on the patio, knowing you’ll ride the stoke of anticipation until go time. But then it’s February and you’re packing your ski bag, watching the snow forecast and the resort web cams with rising anxiety. It hasn’t[...]

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11March 2016

The Run Name Game

Many who ski with us here at Purcell can attest to the fact that Rudi is a fount of entertaining stories, facts, and anecdotes from his decades in the heli ski world. He has a story for any occasion and any audience (and a couple that are appropriate for very[...]

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30January 2015

The Alpine Picnic

Lunch in the mountains is a beautiful thing. Some days we dine on a breathless mountain top, or stretched out on an alpine meadow, or cozied up on the porch of one of our cabins. The midday meal has gotten a boost of local flavour this season with the addition[...]

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30September 2014

Stop for lunch?

It’s always been a special spot. Halfway down a run we call Hump, a little clearing, panoramic views, gets the sun all day, great skiing in every direction. A great lunch spot ready for an upgrade. Jeff and Matt milled the wood themselves from trees on our own property, cut the logs[...]

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