Tag Archive: Mountain Adventures

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Driving to a Ski Resort – Tips from the RAC

There’s been a fantastic start to the ski season in Europe this year and the UK has been hit with it’s own snow storms over the last few days.   To help you out with driving in snowy conditions Pure Powder have teamed up with the RAC, the leading suppliers of car breakdown cover, to […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

CMH Family Heli Skiing Week – FT Online (November 2012)

CMH and Pure Powder featured in the Financial Times on-line, with a piece about CMH Heli Skiing’s excellent family week:- ‘Canada Heliskiing is traditionally the preserve of adventurous adults but one operator has launched Christmas trips for families. Children as young as 12 are being offered the chance to try the sport, at the CMH Bugaboos […]

Posted by: Claire Matheson

Ski with the Pros: K2 Skis and CMH Heli Skiing are a match made in powder heaven!

We’re easily pleased when it comes to all things skiing, but we are super excited that one of the leading powder ski manufacturers K2 have teamed-up with CMH Heli Skiing – the original heli ski operator – to form a perfect partnership for the coming Winter Season. CMH K2 is a revolutionary Heli Skiing operation based in the […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

CMH Summer Adventures – Daily Mail (6th July 2011)

For ten days every July, the whole of Calgary immerse themselves in Stampede fever. Sarah Merson headed out in 2011 following Kate and Wills’ to become a fully fledged cowboy. Whilst she was there, Sarah and her eldest son enjoyed 3 days of heli hiking with CMH’s Summer Adventures including the high octane adrenaline found […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

5 reasons to ski in South America this Summer with Powder South

So you’ve hung up your skis for another Season? How depressing. To avoid SKIAD (that’s Seasonal Affective Disorder for ski enthusiasts), is to venture further afield which is why we offer Summer ski adventures in Chile with Powder South. I’m sure you’re tempted already but if not, here are our 5 reasons to don your ski […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

Summer Hiking Adventures in British Columbia, Canada with CMH

Unsure what to do this Summer? Heading to Canada but not sure how to entertain the kids? We have just the thing with the ultimate Summer heli hiking adventure in British Columbia with CMH and some rather snazzy helicopters. This really is the best way to see what the mountains have to offer: think ziplining […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

4 Things I learnt about CMH heli skiing in Revelstoke with Pure Powder

There is some epic tree skiing on offer I’ve discovered that the thrill of steep tree skiing causes me to break out into song. Yodelling to be precise. Apparently the reaction (similarly seen on rollercoasters) is caused by a mixture of adrenalin and excitement. In hindsight, you’d think the hazards would make me think twice […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

Five truths from a first time heli skier

For the past 8 months that I have been working at Off Piste and Heli Skiing centre Pure Powder, I have heard endless accounts of what a quintessential heli skiing trip with CMH would entail. Nevertheless, it was not until I returned from my first heli-skiing experience in Revelstoke this April, with a faraway look in my eyes […]

Posted by: Rebecca Robinson

Heli Skiing in the Monashees with CMH – out of the ordinary

What happens when you take CMH Heli Skiing’s Monashees heli ski area, which is world renowned for its steep tree skiing, and bathe it in glorious sunshine for a week?!  Answer:  you get to experience the (relatively) uncharted yet spectacular alpine heli skiing terrain above the tree line… As Rooster the maintenance guy told me when we […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

Win A Pure Powder Off Piste Experience & Arc’teryx Clothing

If you are having withdrawal symptoms from the powder utopia in Europe already and already dreaming of your 2013 skiing trip, then you are definitely reading the right blog. Plus if your skiing wardrobe has gone past the point of retro and can now only be described as moth-eaten, the re-vamp it so greatly needs might just be around […]

Posted by: Rebecca Robinson