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 […]
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 […]
Pure Powder’s Skiing Resort Guide: Big White
Location: The third largest ski resort in British Columbia, Big White, is sandwiched between the Okanagan Valley and the Monashee Mountain range. It has a fantastic reputation for its first-rate powder as it receives an average annual snowfall of 750cm. Getting there: WestJet and Air Canada run daily flights to Kelowna Airport via Calgary and […]
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 […]
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 CMH Heli Skiing UK Tour – October 2016
CMH Heli Skiing Presentations: For over 35 years, Pure Powder have been the exclusive UK representatives of CMH Heli Skiing in Canada – the largest heli ski operator in the world. Each year Pure Powder team up with one of the CMH heli ski mountain guides and set about spreading the love for powder skiing on a […]
CMH and the GoPro Winter Athlete Camp
This blog was written in 2015. Last season GoPro organised a Winter Athlete Camp for the world’s best skiers and snowboarders to head on a heli skiing adventure to CMH’s Galena Lodge – a final hurrah to the 2014-2015 ski season! Here are some of the highlights from April’s trip:- Photo credit: CHRIS BENCHETLER Chris’ […]
2016 Heli Skiing in Canada – The Countdown Begins..
This blog was written in 2015. To get you all in the mood for the 2015/2016 heli skiing season which starts in T-24 days… Here are 24 pictures from CMH’s last season heli skiing in Canada, one for each day until kick off! If you’re looking for a family or solo trip heli skiing […]
Insider Guide to Ski Touring; Ski Tour Varieties
Keen ski touring enthusiast Lisa Gatehouse is here with the first installment of her three part Guide to Ski Touring What I absolutely love about ski touring is the sense of adventure – there is something so wonderful about seeing just a few people over a three or four day period. Although this isn’t everyone’s […]