When is the best time to travel to Alaska?
Ah…the BIG question, and one that we are asked frequently. When is the best time to go heli skiing in Alaska? As the heli ski season in Alaska is upon us we thought now was a good time to give you some handy pointers. Alaska – Heli Skiing; when is best to travel? Firstly, the […]
Pure Powder’s Guide to Different Types of Skiing
People often ask what are the different types of skiing, so we put together a handy guide to explain everything you need to know. Downhill skiing (or alpine skiing) is definitely our preferred snow sport, whether it takes the form of heli skiing, off piste skiing or simply resort skiing. However it is not the only […]
When is the perfect time to go heli skiing in Canada?
We’re regularly asked by our prospective guests when the best time to heli ski is. It’s a very good question and we decided to help answer it in a series of two articles, offering our insight into when the best time is to heli ski, firstly in Canada and later, in Alaska. As Mother Nature becomes […]
Christmas gifts for skiers: Pure Powder’s ultimate Christmas wish list for the skier that has everything
Everybody wants to look like they have the right gear when on the slopes. It’s no good prepping a la Madonna with her oh-so-gawdy Chanel skis and then struggling up the nursery slopes. Your fellow skiers will see straight through the designer outfit (they’re looking out for high-tech, high performance skiwear). Our Christmas gift guide […]
CMH Heli Skiing 2015 Advanced Booking – 50 Hour Promotion!
Book a new 2014/2015 CMH Heli-Skiing trip between 11th and 13th December 2013 and receive a $100 lodge credit per day*. We’re delighted to let you know about CMH Heli Skiing’s early booking promotion in honour of their 50th anniversary. For 50 hours starting on 11th December 2013 at 3pm UK time, guests will receive […]
Pure Powder Round-Up of the UK’s only Heli Ski Tour 2013
Every November, the Pure Powder team set out around the UK with ski guides from CMH to spread the heli ski love. This year we travelled the country for 7 evenings meeting 350 powder enthusiasts, drinking quite a few bottles of beer and handing out prizes courtesy of Ellis Brigham, Atomic, Surefoot and Arc’teryx. CMH […]
Countdown to heli skiing in the Bugaboos
Many thanks to our longtime guest Craig M for writing this blog for us! Hopefully it will get some of you as excited for the coming ski season as he is (and as we are…) It’s November in London and I am peering out the office window to what can only be described as an […]
Pure Powder and CMH Heli Skiing in the FT
CMH Heli Skiing and Pure Powder recently featured in the Financial Times travel section- read about us below! ‘Chris Davenport, one of North America’s best-known extreme skiers, is to host what will be a dream trip for enthusiasts. The 10-day heli-ski trip, starting March 21 next year, will be based at Canadian Mountain Holidays’ remote […]
Long-range snow forecast for Heli Skiing in Canada for the 2013-2014 season
It’s that time of year again – the flip flops have been put away and we’re looking forward to getting back into our snow bubble. Although I do have a degree in Geography I’m no meteorologist, so we’re relying on the professional to look into their crystal ball to see what snow gifts Mother Nature […]
Getting heli ski ready: How to find the perfect ski boot
We know how much an ill-fitting ski boot can ruin your time on the slopes. Good boots should give you 8 hours of hard skiing a day with slipper worthy support. Chris Lowe is UK Manager of Surefoot – the worlds’ leading custom ski boot fitter. With 14,000 boots to their name in over 26 […]