Great friends, sharing great adventures, in the most beautiful places on earth.
Read more Hans Gmoser “take advantage of gravity”
Category: Heli Operators
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 …
Read more Heli Skiers & Boarders escape serious injury
Got to spend a heli-week with the steep shots and pillow drops crew at CMH Kootenay this January
Read more Dylan Siggers skis CMH Freeride and Steep Shots
When you have a vision that goes beyond the popular imagination, people tend to think you’re crazy. Mike Wiegele is no exception.
Read more Call Me Crazy – The Legend of Mike Wiegele
Mount Waddington, once known as Mystery Mountain, is the highest peak in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia. Although it is lower than Mount Fairweather and Mount Quincy Adams, which straddle the United States border between Alaska and British Columbia, Mount Waddington is the highest peak that lies entirely within British Columbia. It and the …
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Congratulations to Dr. Mike Wiegele! Thompson Rivers University conferred an Honourary Doctor of Laws degree on June 7th, in recognition of Mike’s groundbreaking work and lifetime of leadership in the snow sports industry. Mike also addressed the joint convocation of the Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism, and the Faculty of Law. “It’s an …
Read more Mike Wiegle receives honorary doctorate
Northern Escape Heli Skiing announced the construction of a new remote lodge opening for the upcoming 2020 season.
Read more Northern Escape Announces $4.2 million investment
Illustration: João Fazenda, Words by: Tim Johnson You’ll like Powder Matt—he’ll make sure of it. Even if you cringe at first. His motivational speeches can sound like something borrowed from an inspirational poster but delivered in the voice of a fiftysomething ski bum. One day, after a hike, over coffee at a long wooden table, …
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