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Ski fitness training – getting you ski ready!

Arriving on the slopes fit and healthy is the best way to ensure that you make the most out of you skiing trip. And as the Summer whizzes past us, now is the time to start thinking about your ski fitness for next Winter whether heli skiing or off piste next winter. So here at Pure Powder we have (exhaustingly) […]

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The ultimate honeymoon present? Heli skiing with Pure Powder

We all have one of those depressing far-off ‘things to do before you die’ lists yet you never get round to them. Skydive = boring. Climb a volcano = far too toasty. Visit Niagara = erm, where do I book the plane ticket to? However, not all dreams need to feel so out of reach. […]

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CMH Summer Adventures – Daily Mail (6th July 2011)

For ten days every July, the whole of Calgary immerse themselves in Stampede fever. Sarah Merson headed out in 2011 following Kate and Wills’ to become a fully fledged cowboy. Whilst she was there, Sarah and her eldest son enjoyed 3 days of heli hiking with CMH’s Summer Adventures including the high octane adrenaline found […]

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5 reasons to ski in South America this Summer with Powder South

So you’ve hung up your skis for another Season? How depressing. To avoid SKIAD (that’s Seasonal Affective Disorder for ski enthusiasts), is to venture further afield which is why we offer Summer ski adventures in Chile with Powder South. I’m sure you’re tempted already but if not, here are our 5 reasons to don your ski […]

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Summer Hiking Adventures in British Columbia, Canada with CMH

Unsure what to do this Summer? Heading to Canada but not sure how to entertain the kids? We have just the thing with the ultimate Summer heli hiking adventure in British Columbia with CMH and some rather snazzy helicopters. This really is the best way to see what the mountains have to offer: think ziplining […]

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4 Things I learnt about CMH heli skiing in Revelstoke with Pure Powder

There is some epic tree skiing on offer I’ve discovered that the thrill of steep tree skiing causes me to break out into song. Yodelling to be precise. Apparently the reaction (similarly seen on rollercoasters) is caused by a mixture of adrenalin and excitement. In hindsight, you’d think the hazards would make me think twice […]

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Off Piste skiing with Pure Powder in Klosters

Skiing in one of the finest resorts in Switzerland may conjure up grand ideas of royalty and fur headwear but I was pleasantly surprised when I visited Klosters last weekend for a Pure Powder Off Piste trip. The snow had an unbelievable base 3 metres deep so I was pretty excited to be out skiing […]

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Pure Powder’s 2011 Christmas present guide for the skier in your life

Another Christmas is upon us and there is a collective sigh of relief as the snow hits Europe and North America to give us the Christmas present we all wish for. But what else do the skiers and snow boarders in your life really want? Here at Pure Powder the off piste and heli skiing […]

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Pure Powder’s CMH Heli Skiing UK Tour 2011

We’ve had a busy few weeks this November spreading the word of CMH heli skiing and meeting enthusiastic skiers from across the UK. With a few guests flying in from Ireland and Europe for the evening, it showed us how committed our guests are to stoking the fires of CMH! With the support of Ellis […]

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Chugach Powder Guides – The Independent (15th October 2011)

Tommy Moe, the 1994 Olympic downhill champion, is skiing fluently on steep terrain on a descent called Bermuda Triangle in the Alaskan wilderness. Yet he’s on one ski, and clutching a broken pole. And it’s all my fault. I’m the one who broke a pole, and lost a ski. As a “guest” guide with Chugach […]

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