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30March 2021

Q&A: What’s in Jeff’s gear closet?

Oh, so many things. “Closet” in this case is most of a room in our house, but also a catch-all for the clusters and piles, bins and racks and shelves and whatever is hanging out in the entry way, or drying out in front of the wood stove. He keeps his stuff[...]

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23February 2021

Q&A: What’s a simple way to improve my powder skiing?

We’re not ski instructors or coaches, but we know without a doubt that the better prepared you are on your equipment and for the conditions (whether that’s your technique or your fitness), the more fulfilling and amazing the experience of heli-skiing will be. We want that. Fewer limits. More send. Bigger[...]

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26January 2021

Q&A: What are the upsides to town-based heli-skiing?

Many heli-ski operations are based out of a backcountry lodge, where you’ll fly into a remote location, and get your heli-skiing, accommodations and meals all in one place. A week later (or sometimes 3-4 days), you’ll fly back out and head for home. The other format, of which there are several[...]

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24December 2020

Q&A: Are bigger skis the way of the future?

As the freeride mindset and passion for the backcountry has grown in skiing, a trend has been growing along with it: more people choosing to ride bigger skis. Fatter skis. We see more and more folks in the Kicking Horse line-up holding some seriously FAT sticks. Do they know something you don’t?[...]

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