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Pure Powder and CMH in the FT Weekend Magazine

‘For the ski-mad family, this has to be the ultimate treat…’ Heli skiing in Canada with Pure Powder and CMH Heli Skiing was just featured in the FT Weekend Magazine and online. Check out the piece here. If you’re looking for a family or solo trip heli skiing in Canada, get in touch with the heli ski […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

Pure Powder’s Top Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Moments

1. Lizzy Yarnold’s Skeleton Gold Being partial to British wins, it was an amazing moment when Lizzy Yarnold won Team GB’s second medal and first gold medal of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. After dominating the first day, Lizzy went on to win the gold by 0.97 seconds on her last run! 2. Jenny Jones’ […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

Pure Powder’s Guide to Different Types of Skiing

People often ask what are the different types of skiing, so we put together a handy guide to explain everything you need to know. Downhill skiing (or alpine skiing) is definitely our preferred snow sport, whether it takes the form of heli skiing, off piste skiing or simply resort skiing. However it is not the only […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

Countdown to heli skiing in the Bugaboos

Many thanks to our longtime guest Craig M for writing this blog for us in 2013! Hopefully it will get some of you as excited for the coming ski season as he is (and as we are…) It’s November in London and I am peering out the office window to what can only be described […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

Pure Powder and CMH Heli Skiing in the FT

CMH Heli Skiing and Pure Powder recently featured in the Financial Times travel section- read about us below! ‘Chris Davenport, one of North America’s best-known extreme skiers, is to host what will be a dream trip for enthusiasts. The 10-day heli-ski trip, starting March 21 next year, will be based at Canadian Mountain Holidays’ remote […]

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CMH Heli Skiing – Telegraph Travel

      Telegraph Travel recently published an article entitled ’13 ski and snowboard must-dos before you die’. The who’s who of skiing bucket lists – and No. 2 was CMH Heli Skiing! ‘On the glaciers, in the trees, up your nose and down your pants – lacing turns through endless fluffy powder is a […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

Pure Powder’s Top 4 Mountain Hikes

As off piste skiing and heli skiing specialists, we have a keen sense of adventure and love our outdoor pursuits, even if they don’t always involve snow, skis and après ski ‘activities’!  Therefore it seemed only fitting to put together a list of the best hikes for those of us who aren’t heading down to the […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

Pure Powder’s Favourite Things About Canada to celebrate Canada Day

As the world’s second largest country (not forgetting Russia) there is loads to love about Canada. Here at Pure Powder being off piste and heli skiing aficionados plus one third Canadian, we have a particular love of the nation across the pond that offers so much mainly the perfect ski conditions. So to celebrate Canada […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

Pure Powder’s Guide to the best Adventure Blogs

Here at Pure Powder we are always on the lookout for new adventures; whether it’s a new heli ski trip in Alaska or Canada, information on the latest expeditions, or hiking and trekking trails from all over, we like to be outside and moving (or at least reading about it). To do the latter, we’ve […]

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A Day in the Life of a Heli Skier: Part III – Steep & Deep in the Trees

Many thanks to Pure Powder & CMH guest Craig McCulloch for the following article on his CMH Heli Skiing trip in March 2013… Skiing with Pure Powder’s Canadian operator CMH Heli Skiing offers two very distinctive types of heli skiing. Most of us love the enjoyment of blue bird skies, no wind and heavenly high […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson