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10March 2020

Q&A: What’s the snow like in late March?

There’s things that are different about heli-skiing in late March, and things that are the same. What doesn’t change? We’re still skiing powder. Beautiful, dry, untracked powder. What does change? We spend almost all our time on the biggest alpine lines, hopping from massive glacier to the next, and on open slopes[...]

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25February 2020

Q&A: If accommodation isn’t included, where should I stay?

We have a singular focus. Delivering the best heli-ski experience of your life. But we know your holiday has other moving parts, and we can help set the stage by connecting you with local resources and local knowledge, so it’s the trip you’re looking for from wheels down at YYC. Here’s what[...]

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11February 2020

Q&A: I want everyone to know I went heli-skiing. How do I do it?

Ready to share some stoke? Here’s how.   Publish the evidence Share your photos and videos on your favourite platform and tag us! We love to repost and feature content from our guests, so the wider Purcell community gets to see all the angles and all the faceshots. IG tag @purcellheliski  |  Facebook tag @purcellheli [...]

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28January 2020

Q&A: Does shoulder season have less reliable conditions?

Basically, no. But stick with me. There’s good stuff to know on this one. If we started operating in November, and that was our shoulder season, then yes, a thin snowpack and not enough coverage could be an issue. And if we kept running tours into May, then yes, a lack of true[...]

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