The tree skiing in the interior ranges of British Columbia is very unique. The trees protect the snow from wind and sun damage; so not only is it where you would expect the deepest snow to be, it is also where the powder remains perfect for longer which makes tree skiing a very enjoyable experience! […]
CMH Private Heli Skiing Trips
Heli skiing is the ultimate skiing experience – we don’t know a skier out there who doesn’t have heli skiing on their bucket list. What’s not to want – deep, untracked powder in every direction, fresh tracks at every turn, no lift queues and a helicopter at your service! Now, imagine it all to yourself […]
Where Can I Go Small Group Heli Skiing?
Smaller heli ski groups mean greater opportunities for deep snow and more epic lines; and heli skiing in groups made up of 4- or 5- guests can mean that your mountain experience is as intimate as possible. You can either fill a helicopter with your buddies or join a ready made small group. It’s best […]
Pure Powder’s Resort Guide: Revelstoke
Location: Revelstoke Mountain Resort is located in North America’s ‘deep snow capital’ in the heart of British Columbia. It was voted Canada’s Best Ski Resort in 2020, which is most likely due to its 3,120 acres of skiable terrain that includes the longest vertical ski hill in North America, trumping Whistler in 2008 when their […]
Where Can I Heli Ski In Chile?
What a better way to spend the summer than heli skiing in the Andes…Powder South, offers an excellent heli skiing programme which is be based out of four different locations. The Heli Skiing Programme: Heli Skiing in Chile is based out of the Chilean Andes Mountains and it has access to over 1 million acres of terrain – where to heli ski here is endless. Most of the skiing is on open Alpine […]
The Top 5 Heli Ski Lodges in the World
We’re all about the best powder skiing experiences in the world, and as your heli ski experts it is only right that will pull together our top five ultimate heli ski lodges in the world. We couldn’t think of any where else we would prefer to be right now. Each lodge is sumptuous, with impeccable […]
Pure Powder’s Christmas Gift Guide for Skiers & Boarders
Stuck for Christmas gifts for the skier or snowboarder in the family or for friends…then check out our ultimate gift list for this upcoming Christmas Go Pro Hero9 A Go Pro has to be the ultimate gift for any skier or snowboarder and the Go Pro Hero9 is the one to go for. As the […]
In the Press: Forbes
In The Press: Forbes Photo from Tordrillo Mountain Lodge Alaska has to be one of the most desired places to heli ski in the world, and we aren’t the only ones that think so. Forbes have recently written an article saying that “avid skiers are seeking out Alaska as the top place to heli-ski” Alaska […]
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 Resort Guide: Kicking Horse
Location: Kicking Horse Mountain Resort’s 1,315 vertical is known for its deep light powder and huge snowfall – no wonder it’s nicknamed the Champagne Powder Capital of Canada. It attracts skiers looking to experience amazing snow in a picturesque setting. Kicking Horse has a wide variety of terrain in its 3,400 skiable acres; better suited […]
Pure Powder’s Skiing Resort Guide: Lake Louise
Location: Lake Louise is a hamlet located in the Banff National Park in the Rocky Mountains. Its name comes from the extraordinary vibrant blue lake which is at the base of Mount Victoria. The lake itself is a 6-minute drive from the centre of the hamlet and was named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, the fourth Daughter of Queen Victoria. Although the hamlet is small with only a few hotels and […]
Pure Powder’s Resort Guide: Banff
Location: Banff is located in a picturesque National Park in Alberta, Canada. It was named by the President of the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1884 after his hometown Banffshire in Scotland. With one of the longest ski seasons in North America, Banff has access to over 8,000 acres of ski terrain spread across is three ski […]
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 […]
Top Resorts for your Heli Ski Warm Up in Canada
The Telegraph listed their Top Ten Ski Resorts in Canada, among them was some of our favourites for pre-heli ski warm up. They are great destinations to try out that famous Canadian powder before you embark on your heli skiing adventure with CMH. Revelstoke Revelstoke is a small town but is the perfect place […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]