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26December 2018

Smart Match: How to Pick the Right Package for your Ability

You want to go heli-skiing. That’s what you’ve decided. There’s no going back. (It’s a good feeling. Embrace it.) But. The details, the package, the number of days? Still undecided. No problem. Picking the right package is a matter of knowing yourself, and the dream in your mind, and finding the closest thing that matches[...]

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19December 2018

How Do I Compare Heli-Ski Pricing?

It’s tough to compare heli-skiing packages, isn’t it? Everyone has a just-different-enough combination of what’s included, how the skiing is calculated, or group-to-guide and groups-to-helicopter ratio. I’ve had dreams of creating the handy comparison table for years – something that, at a glance, would break it ALL down. I’ve learned it quickly becomes[...]

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17December 2018

December Conditions Report In Photos

Winter kept us all in suspense this year. Through the fall, it snowed, sure, but it didn’t really stack up very quickly. Across the province, everyone was nervously watching the forecasts, thinking ‘well, let’s go already!’ Then, BOOM. The Purcells got hit with 120 cm (that’s over a METRE, or FOUR FEET) of[...]

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17December 2018

Why Low-Tech is Still in the Game

On the flight to the first drop, it’s the first thing you see that’s not snow, rock or sky. From the back seat, they don’t appear until the last second, right outside the window, as the skids are settling deep into the snow, and you’re about to make sense of where[...]

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