Heli Skiing for First Timers – What are my Options?
Embarking on a heli skiing trip for the first time can be daunting and so we wanted to highlight some options specifically geared towards first time heli skiers. If you are a strong piste skier, have a decent level of fitness and are keen to start skiing in the powder then heli skiing could be […]
Do I have to break the bank to go heli skiing in Canada?
Floating through knee-deep powder with only your buddies to keep you company. A helicopter waiting at the bottom of each run. Being whisked up to the top of another glorious powder filled peak. That’s what dreams are made of – but the key question is do you have to break the bank to make making […]
Pure Powder feature in ‘In the Snow’
Heli skiing can seem like an impossible dream to many of us. You’ve seen the glossy magazine pictures, perhaps watched a video, but could you really do it yourself? Most are happy on the piste, but never really see the “wow” factor of off-piste (which seems more like hard work!), and may never have the […]
Pure Powder and CMH feature in Fall Line Magazine
Pure Powder and CMH feature twice in April 2015 ski magazine Fall Line. “Heli-skiing: the ultimate trip of a lifetime. Fresh lines all day, zero uphill effort, floating through bottomless pow, blah blah blah: sound alright. Which is why my ski-mad husband and I used the excuse of ‘winter honeymoon’ to book this extravagant and […]
CMH feature in Fall Line Magazine: A Day in the Life of Doug Dykeman
‘Nobody knows the vast, shreddable terrain of Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH) – which marks 50 years in heli-skiing last winter – better than Alpine’s chief pilot, whose precision landings have delivered trillions of vertical feet of thigh-deep fun’ To get your hands on the gripping article which takes you into ‘a day in the life of… […]
Pure Powder and CMH Heli Skiing in the FT Weekend Magazine
Pure Powder and CMH Heli Skiing were featured in the 16-page ski special ‘Pink Snow’ article which celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of heli skiing. We took Tom Robbins with us to Canada in order to uncover what all the hype about skiing with a helicopter is. “It is dark when we turn alongside the Columbia […]
Pure Powder and Tatler Travel Guide 2015
Heli skiing in Canada with Pure Powder and CMH Heli Skiing was featured in Tatler Travel Guide 2015: “GOTHICS LODGE: Are you a hardcore ski junkie? Interested in nothing but the purest virgin snow (and the world’s best bragging rights)? We’ve found your holy grail. A short helicopter hop from Banff into the remote Canadian […]
CMH and the GoPro Winter Athlete Camp
This blog was written in 2015. Last season GoPro organised a Winter Athlete Camp for the world’s best skiers and snowboarders to head on a heli skiing adventure to CMH’s Galena Lodge – a final hurrah to the 2014-2015 ski season! Here are some of the highlights from April’s trip:- Photo credit: CHRIS BENCHETLER Chris’ […]
2016 Heli Skiing in Canada – The Countdown Begins..
This blog was written in 2015. To get you all in the mood for the 2015/2016 heli skiing season which starts in T-24 days… Here are 24 pictures from CMH’s last season heli skiing in Canada, one for each day until kick off! If you’re looking for a family or solo trip heli skiing […]
Heli Skiing in Canada – CMH’s 2015 Updates & Upgrades
Fittingly for a company about to celebrate their 50th Anniversary, CMH Heli Skiing are keeping busy in the run-up to the 2014/15 heli ski season in BC Canada with a variety of programme changes and lodge updates. As Joe Flannery, President of CMH Heli Skiing, explains “in 2015, CMH will celebrate its 50th anniversary and […]