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1June 2021

Q&A: How can I get better at, and learn to love, tree skiing?

I know. Not everyone is at the stage of shouting to anyone who will listen that skiing deep turns in the trees is a near-religious-level-fun experience, and more of it is always better. That might just be me. I remember not loving it, at first. Feeling frustrated, a little overwhelmed, and wishing we[...]

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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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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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27October 2020

Q&A: How do I get started with backcountry skiing?

We know that a lot of you may be keen to do things differently this winter: whether that’s because travelling is off the list, or you’re looking for more personal space at the resort. If you’re looking at getting into slackcountry (non-resort terrain accessed via the resort) or backcountry ski touring,[...]

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