Tag Archive: Mountain Adventures

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Off Piste skiing with Pure Powder in Klosters

Skiing in one of the finest resorts in Switzerland may conjure up grand ideas of royalty and fur headwear but I was pleasantly surprised when I visited Klosters last weekend for a Pure Powder Off Piste trip. The snow had an unbelievable base 3 metres deep so I was pretty excited to be out skiing […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

#SkiFotos on Twitter: A Photo Forum for those passionate about skiing

Posted by CMH in September 2011: C’mon, skiers and riders, we know you’ve got some rad pics from last Season or even last weekend, from the resort, the backcountry or even on the grass/sand/water. We want to see them! And so do a lot of of other people. Introducing #SkiFotos on Twitter. Following in the footsteps […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

3 awesome places to heli ski in 2012

As the new ski season draws closer, here’s a little preview of three of our favourite heli skiing spots to check-out… 1) The Monashees, British Columbia This place needs to be on your list….  It’s no exaggeration to say that the heli skiing available in the Monashees boasts the most unbelievable tree skiing of anywhere on the planet!   If […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

CMH Cariboos Steep Camp with Dave Gauley

This is a guest post written by Topher Donohue for CMH in January 2011 Steepness in skiing is relative.  A black diamond ski run in a resort is usually about 35 degrees.  But in the backcountry of CMH heliskiing, the snow conditions have more to do with the perception of steepness than anything else.  On […]

Posted by: Suzy Small

CMH has the best Family Adventure trip on offer this Summer!

This was posted by Topher Donohue for CMH in February 2011 Last summer, on the Bugaboos helipad, Topher met a family of 10 from Toronto representing four generations on their way to share a CMH Summer Adventure. The youngest, Cooper, was not quite two years old, and the oldest, Helen, was 90 years old. Afterwards, […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

An Austrian Adventure with Pure Powder: the sound of heli skiing

The hills are alive….and all that. So we’ve just got back from the beautiful Leogang in Austria (a hop, skip and gondola ride away from lake-side Zell-am-See) where we met up with the CMH Heli Skiing management team from Banff and all of their other world-wide agents. Usually we head back to Canada every year for […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

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

Family Skiing with CMH: An experience of a lifetime

All of us wish for more time with our families and what could be better than sharing in your passion of skiing with your daughter or son. It’s no coincidence that Europe is now full of tiny, helmet-clad skiers coming towards you at a hurtling pace. This is all carefully plotted so that they grow […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

5 reasons to heli ski in Chile with Powder South and Pure Powder this summer

Charlie, one of the off piste and heli ski experts at Pure Powder gives you the top 5 reasons for heading south and heli skiing in Chile this summer… # 1 Follow the snow Come July and August most of us have packed up our skiing gear and are trying to find some sunshine to re-charge […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank

A Summer Adventure: Heli Hiking with CMH

CMH Heli Hiking takes people of all ages and abilities deep into the Canadian wilderness for hiking adventures. Being supervised by professional mountain guides keen to show you the beauty of the mountains, they take all types of guest, from young families to active adventurers. Operating out of two lodges (the Bugaboos or the Bobbie […]

Posted by: Charlie Brooksbank