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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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26February 2021

How to attempt to stay warm at 10,000 feet

“Well, that doesn’t look like an igloo.” No, it sure didn’t. But it was all they had. It was in the first days of January, and a strong temperature inversion meant it was a face-numbing -30C under grey skies in the valley bottom, while being only -1 or -2 in the sun[...]

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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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29January 2021

Why you’re so right

The moment Jeff knew he was going to be a heli-ski guide looked like this: Fifteen years old, shivering in a skin-tight spandex one-piece, side-slipping down a race course, pushing freshly fallen snow out of the way so they could get to the icy, hard surface underneath. Mid-power-plow, he watched a helicopter[...]

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