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2December 2020

I ski AND snowboard. Which should I take heli-skiing?

For those of us committed to one plank or two, 100% of the time, there’s no question what will be on our feet at the top of the pitch. But if you enjoy switching it up, what’s a better choice for your epic heli-ski trip?   Ask yourself these three questions: (1) What do[...]

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30October 2020

How to make the same terrain feel brand new

“You just don’t understand what it’s like to be a snowboarder.” It was the mid 90s, at the height of snowboarding’s newfound popularity, and Rudi had heard this sort of thing from enough guests to take it as an invitation. The young sales associate at Monod Sports in Banff did not see him[...]

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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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29September 2020

Q&A: So, what will you be up to this winter?

We’ve made the tough call to not operate for the coming winter season (full details on that here). So. What now? Well, this will be a winter like no other for us. Since Jeff and I met back in 2007, while working in heli-skiing, we’ve spent winters side by side, but always[...]

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