Category: Heli Operators

Bella Coola Crowned World’s Best Heli Ski Operation

Bella Coola Heli Sports has planted its flag atop the peak at the World Ski Awards yet again, earning a fifth-consecutive nod as the World’s Best Heli Ski Operation and the sole Canadian entry to be singled out for best-in-world status at the ninth annual awards ceremony last week. Bella Coola Heli began helping skiers …
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Alterra purchased Purcell Heli-Skiing

Alterra Mountain Company has purchased Purcell Heli-Skiing. The business and ski tenure will be incorporated into Alterra-owned CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures. CMH president and COO Rob Rohn will oversee the transition and all operations. “At Alterra Mountain Company we continually look for opportunities that offer guests unique mountain experiences and exceptional guest service,” said …
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The Inaugural Natural Selection Tour Championship

A vision was realized at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in Alaska, the culmination of the inaugural three-stop Natural Selection Tour crowning the best all-mountain male and female riders on the planet. Mikkel Bang (NOR) earned the win for the men and Robin Van Gyn (CAN) took the win for the women, both earning the overall tour …
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Heli Skiers & Boarders escape serious injury

This Monday six people escaped serious injury in a dramatic helicopter crash in Whistler’s backcountry. The incident involved a Blackcomb Helicopters Bell 407 that was heli-skiing with clients. The company says the aircraft was in the process of landing when it suffered a “roll over accident.” The helicopter was completely wrecked. Helicopter incidents are common …
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