Plan B. Where Can I Heli Ski During A Covid-19 Winter?
We’re massive fans of the interior ranges of British Columbia in Canada and in our humble opinion it’s as close as heli ski perfection as you can get. It’s where you’ll find huge expanses of un-tracked ‘Champagne’ powder, tree-skiing for bad-weather days and unbeatable heli skiing know-how from the guides and pilots. However, this is no normal season and as things stand the Canadian government are keeping […]
Pure Powder’s Ultimate Heli Ski Packing List
It’s all very exciting – you’ve got your trip booked; flight tickets in hand; passport at the ready… you can practically smell the powder! However, you’re standing over an empty bag thinking – have I got everything? We’ve pulled together our top packing tips to make sure that you’re all set. What ski clothes to pack? […]
Are Touring boots compatible with CMH bindings?
Photo By: Zach Doleac Our most asked question in the 2019/2020 season was – are my ski touring boots compatible with the CMH bindings? So… we’ve decided to write a blog about it and get it answered once and for all! Taking skis CMH Heli Skiing provide all their guests with fat, powder skis which […]
Pure Powder’s Top 10 Blogs of 2020
We’ve updated our top 10 favourite ski blogs which bring you the latest ski news, top tips and fashionable destinations. Get your powder fix today and whet your appetite for the season ahead… powdermatt.com/ To kick off the list we have this cracking a blog by Matt Mosteller – one year, while his friends were busy getting […]
Heli Skiing in Canada: 4 reasons why it’s special
If you’ve ever wondered why 95% of the world’s heli skiing operators are based in Canada check out our 4 reasons why heli skiing in Canada is a must for everyone’s bucket lists. ONE// TERRAIN They say size doesn’t matter, but in the case of heli skiing, Canada’s sheer scale makes it the perfect place […]
How is snow formed?
As skiers we are obsessed with those tiny little flakes falling from the sky – constantly on the lookout for the next powder dump and eagerly awaiting those cold mornings when you wake up to find a white blanket covering everything and the perfect powder skiing conditions! But a question we often ask ourselves is […]
The Ultimate Ski Bucket List – Telegraph October 2016
Canadian Mountain Holidays named one of The Telegraph’s Ultimate Ski Bucket List: ‘The tension of waiting for the weather to break, the expectation as the helicopter rotors begin to spin, the eagle’s eye view of pristine wilderness peaks as you’re flown to the drop zone, the deep, dry snow you get to ride… all of […]
Heli Skiing in Iceland – An Adventure of a Lifetime
The Telegraph have named heli skiing in Iceland one of their 50 adventures of a lifetime. ‘Ski from the mountain peaks down to the sea or fly-fish for salmon in glacial rivers accessed only by helicopters. You’ll be staying at Deplar Farm, the ultimate wilderness retreat located in a remote valley in north-west Iceland, surrounded […]
Pure Powder Sponsoring London Screening of ‘Ruin and Rose’
Come and join us on Friday 11th November at The Ham Yard Hotel, Central London for an exclusive viewing of MSP Films newest movie “Ruin and Rose”. We are absolutely delighted to be sponsoring “Ruin and Rose” alongside Surefoot London for the second year in a row. This new 4K HD definition film features jaw-dropping action […]
Pure Powder’s Top 10 Ski Blogs
Back in November 2010 we blogged about the ‘best ski blogs in the business’ and now, after some extensive research and deliberation we bring you our newest, hottest top 10 list… These blogs are set to bring you the latest news, fashionable destinations and first-rate tips and advice. They are 100% guaranteed to whet your […]