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4January 2020

Keep Your Cool: How to win friends and influence people

It was 1976, and Rudi was ready to go on his first big promo tour. And as you might guess, marketing heli-skiing was a different game back then than it is in 2020 (yes, it’s 2020 now). In those days, heli-skiing was a brand new thing. Most people had no clue that[...]

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31December 2019

Q&A: How Far in Advance Should I book?

You might expect me to just say ‘Now, Now, Now!’ with that shopping channel tone in my voice, but ick, no, that’s not my style. Plus, that’s not helpful. You want to know when’s actually the right window so you don’t miss out. What I always say to people? Recommendations are below,[...]

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20December 2019

Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

Please don’t tell anyone, but… This year Jeff and I realized we’re finally getting old enough to need time bookmarks. Do you use these too? It’s when you’re trying to remember when something happened, and you know the best you’re gonna be able to do is a vague target between memorable events: … it[...]

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17December 2019

Q&A: How is heli-skiing different for snowboarders?

Different gear, some differences to note. What’s definitely NOT different? One plank or two, we’re all out there to experience the joy of floating through pow in the untouched backcountry.   A smooth backcountry snowboarder ticks all these boxes:   You gotta look ahead The terrain won’t always be planar downhill pitches. There’ll be little flats,[...]

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