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An Alaskan Adventure: Heli skiing and King Salmon fishing by helicopter with Pure Powder and Chugach Powder Guides

For five days of non-stop action and adventure, you’d be hard pushed to find a trip that beats ‘Kings and Corn’ in Alaska. EXPLORE Featuring heli skiing, heli-assisted fishing as well as white-water rafting, bear spotting and BBQing, this is the ultimate outdoor adventure in the Alaskan wilderness. RELAXYou will fly from Anchorage by seaplane […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Alaska – is it worth the “Down day” gamble!?

I got my answer on day three. As the helicopter banked steeply round we could see a tiny ridge with what looked like near vertical drops on every side. Surely not? I think all four of us were thinking the same thing; where on earth would we land – let alone ski!? Before we could do […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Pure Powder Heli Skiing – In The Snow (Issue 15 Nov 2010)

Ever Dreamt of Heli-Skiing? Considered by most to be the Holy Grail of skiing experiences, we touched base with Charlie Brooksbank, Director of Pure Powder, the UK’s leading heli-ski specialists, to get his insider views on tow world famous heli-skiing destinations…

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Pure Powder banishes some Heli Skiing Myths…

We tackle the 8 most common misconceptions about heli skiing… 1. You jump out of the Helicopter You may be amazed at the skills of the pilots but who’d want to jump out of a helicopter with a pair of skis on!?  The reality is you always touch down (usually at a tried and tested […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank