Tag Archive: Heli Skiing

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Feedback from a first timer at CMH Bugaboos

With the snow still falling, we can start to look back on a stunning Season with CMH in 2011. One of Pure Powder’s guests sent us this wonderful feedback after his first time Heli Skiing trip to the CMH Bugaboos in March. What a review!!! “I don’t know where to start really. Let me just […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

A Pure Powder insight into changing skiing technology

Formerly a certified Level I Professional Ski Instructor of America, David Barton spends many winter weekends sharing his passion for skiing with students across the northeast and mideast U.S. His blog has gained international popularity and provides instruction and tips for skiers of all abilities. Here, he gives the off piste and heli skiing experts […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Heli Skiing in Canada with CMH is GO!

News from western Canada is that it’s snowing.  A lot! What’s most encouraging about the recent snowfall is that we now seem to be in a classic storm cycle; with new storms flowing through the Columbia and Selkirk mountain ranges on a regular basis, dropping between 20cm and 60cm on their way through.  This is […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

6 ski themed Christmas gift ideas from Pure Powder…

Does your other half love skiing like you love them? If so, you may be a little jaded by this skiing lark but how about some Christmas gift ideas to keep them quiet on Christmas day? Here at Pure Powder – the off piste and heli ski specialists – we’ve done the hard work and searched […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

The Pure Powder Guide to the best ski blogs in the business

As the ski season draws ever closer we thought we’d share with you our thoughts on the best skiing blogs in cyberspace… Whatever you are after, be it finding some hidden resort gems, off piste skiing tips, the ultimate heli skiing destinations or just a bit of fun in the snow… our pick of the […]

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

5 Ingredients to a Great CMH Heli Ski Run

What makes a great heli ski run? Topher Donahue grilled Steve Chambers (manager of CMH Revelstoke) for an insiders perspective on the elements that make up a perfect day: 1) Great Snow – CMH Heli Skiing have runs that range in length from 400m to 2,000m and if the snow is perfect it doesn’t really matter […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Changing ski tech – rock with CMH heli skiing in 2011

It’s an exciting time as far as ski kit is concerned, with new technologies continuing to push the boundaries.  CMH heli skiing has responded to this by updating their fleet of skis for the 2011 season. Aaron Ambuske, VP Global Product Development for K2 Skis, explains what all the fuss is about… Rocker technology has changed the […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Staying fit this summer with cycling, pilates and summer skiing in Chile, with Pure Powder and Powder South

If you’re like the rest of us, the British heatwave has sapped all your energy to ensure that you’re now at your happiest when lying in a cold bath/stuck in an air conditioning vent/moving into your freezer. But we’re now less than 5 months before another joyous Ski Season starts, with the experts advising aerobic […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank