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11March 2016

The Run Name Game

Many who ski with us here at Purcell can attest to the fact that Rudi is a fount of entertaining stories, facts, and anecdotes from his decades in the heli ski world. He has a story for any occasion and any audience (and a couple that are appropriate for very[...]

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2February 2016

Fresh on film

We operate on a daily level of fun that is hard to beat. But this past weekend it might have been surpassed, as we jived and high-fived with Laundromat Studios and their crew of amazing athletes. These guys may be veterans, but their love of the backcountry and the pow is as[...]

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30November 2015

Best start in a decade!

Yes! It’s been ten years since there was this much pre-season snowfall in the Purcells. Kicking Horse and other resorts are opening early, and the buzz on the Interior’s killer conditions is spreading far and wide. And it wasn’t just the mega-storm from two weeks ago that dropped 56cm in 24 hours[...]

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14September 2015

El Niño is coming… or is it?

Fall is here and the winter weather predictions are in full force. “It’s going to be the deepest winter since ’72…. it’s going to be warm and wet….. real winter will be here three weeks early…. it’s going to be the coldest winter we’ve seen in years. ” The hype can be[...]

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