Heli Skiing in CMH’s Monashees in British Columbia – Steep runs and endless terrain

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Heli Skiing in CMH’s Monashees in British Columbia – Steep runs and endless terrain

When I boarded the flight to Canada the other week for my annual pilgrimage to the centre of the powder skiing universe, it was with a slight feeling of trepidation – rather than the usual un-bridled excitement.  Why?  Because I’d been monitoring conditions over the past few weeks and Western Canada had been experiencing a […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

When is the best time to travel to Alaska?

Ah…the BIG question, and one that we are asked frequently.  When is the best time to go heli skiing in Alaska?  As the heli ski season in Alaska is upon us we thought now was a good time to give you some handy pointers. Alaska – Heli Skiing; when is best to travel? Firstly, the […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

When is the perfect time to go heli skiing in Canada?

We’re regularly asked by our prospective guests when the best time to heli ski is.  It’s a very good question and we decided to help answer it in a series of two articles, offering our insight into when the best time is to heli ski, firstly in Canada and later, in Alaska. As Mother Nature becomes […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Long-range snow forecast for Heli Skiing in Canada for the 2013-2014 season

It’s that time of year again – the flip flops have been put away and we’re looking forward to getting back into our snow bubble.  Although I do have a degree in Geography I’m no meteorologist, so we’re relying on the  professional to look into their crystal ball to see what snow gifts Mother Nature […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Pure Powder’s Resort guide: Zermatt

Zermatt is one of the most iconic and well-known ski resorts in the world, made famous through the climbing exploits of the British mountaineer Edward Whymper who was the first to successfully scale the Matterhorn in 1865.  Since then it has become a hugely popular ski resort as well as summer climbing hot-spot. Location: Zermatt is […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

CMH Heli Skiing – Freeride Camp in Revelstoke, British Columbia

This blog was written in 2013 for updated prices and similar trips please get in touch direct. Gone are the days of snowboarders ruling the slopes. With ski technology shifting at a rate of knots plus ski and board techniques morphing together, skiers can now look to emulate a boarder’s fast, wide assault on the […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

The joys of Heli Skiing in Canada in April

OK so late season skiing may have a reputation for being more social than serious in Europe with the choice of lunch venue being the most important decision of the day.  But head over the pond to Western Canada – the global epicenter of heli skiing – and we reckon you’ll be blown away by the April […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Heli skiing and resort skiing adventure in British Columbia with K2 Athletes

Please note that this blog was written in 2013, the K2 Rotor Lodge is now called CMH Kootenay. With wipers on full speed, snow-flakes pounding the windscreen and beautiful fresh snow draping everything around us, we knew we were in for a treat.  It’s a perfect start for any powder skiing adventure and it was […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Pure Powder’s 5 Top Tips for Heli Skiing First Timers

You’ve made the big commitment to seek out the best powder skiing of your life with a heli skiing trip, now all you need to do is to make sure you maximise your heli skiing experience so that it really is the ski trip of a lifetime. Here are our 5 top heli skiing tips […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Our Ski Fitness Essentials

Ski fitness expert Dr Craig McLean from Putney Chiropractic tackles some of the common fitness concerns skiers and snowboarders face when heading out to the slopes.  Get your legs ready for your off piste skiing and heli skiing trips with these simple tips! This series of exercises are designed to wake up some of your skiing muscles after they have possibly […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank