Posted On:- February,9,2016 at 11:05 am by tj

mica heli-ski lodge sunset Interview with Mica Heli Ski Guides Operator Interview: Mica Heliski Guides, 15 Questions with Sep 12, 2011 07:33 am | Tom Jackson We caught up with Darryn Schewchuck, GM of Mica Heli Guides (aka Mica Heliskiing)as the summer is turning to fall in the Canadian Rockies.  He is still riding his dirt bikes, but looking forward to another great Read More

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skeena heli-skiing lodge at night Interview with Skeena Heliskiing Heli-Skiing Operator Interview with Skeena Heliskiing  | Tom Jackson Skeena Heliskiing was one of the first visits for many years ago. So it is only fitting that owner/guide Giacum “Jake” Frei is the first Heliskiing Operator Interview with Heliskiing Canada Series.   Thanks! Jake – Great Host, Amazing Skier 1.  The Skeena Mountains Read More

Posted On:- January,8,2016 at 11:30 am by tj

Got Powder? Heliski Canada! wants to do our duty and share the burden of relocating all powder refugees to Canada to heliski and heliboard deep powder.   Every day we help European snow refugees change their ski trips to  heliski Canada.    Call 11 925-683-7676 or email.    We are happy to help! Here are some reports from Canadian heli-skiing operators about Read More

Posted On:- December,8,2015 at 9:25 am by tj

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Give Surfrider Membership Gift – Help Save the Surf & Sand

The Surfrider Foundation is the only non-profit environmental organization that creates change thanks to a network of volunteers working across the country.  Surfrider is dedicated to protecting 100% of the coasts and ocean and in support of this goal, the organization has created 3 gift options for the 2015 holiday season: For $50 give a Read More

Posted On:- November,17,2015 at 4:53 pm by tj

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Crescent Spur Heli-Skiing 2017 Bookings Open Nov. 23

Crescent Spur Heli-Skiing is one of my favorites.  But it always sells out early.   So, here is your chance to lock in dates in 2017.    On November 23, next Monday, you can reserve seats for the 2017 season. You must tell them TJ sent you! Why do we love Crescent Spur? Excellent terrain, snow, Read More

Posted On:- November,6,2015 at 11:01 am by tj

How to Pick the Best Heliskiing – #9 Length of Trip

Length of Your Heliski Trip Heliskiing packages are available for 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or more days.  Most ‘week’ trips are 7 nights with 6 full days of skiing.  Some will offer heli-skiing on the morning of departure.  Some can get up on the afternoon of the arrival day. Several companies now offer Read More

Posted On:- October,28,2015 at 2:49 pm by tj

Series – How to Pick the Best Heliskiing – Heliski Safety and Guides

Heliski Safety and Guides Canada The heliski industry is primarily self-governed. There are industry associations that develop and encourage standards for the heliskiing industry. In Canada it is HeliCat Canada Association. This trade association “promotes the continual improvement of the industry through research, education, advocacy and overseeing a trade accreditation program.”  HeliCat Canada sets strict Read More

Posted On:- October,21,2015 at 10:46 am by tj

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Series – How to Pick the Best Heliskiing #7 – Helicopters – Size Matters

There are several helicopters common in the heliskiing industry.  Most popular with the boutique operators is the A-Star.  It typically carries four guests across a bench-like seat in the back; the pilot and guide sit in front. Some get five guests in each lift.  It also comes in variety of models: A, B, B2, B3, Read More

Posted On:- October,14,2015 at 3:26 pm by tj

Global Warming Takes the Season Off!

The strongest La Nina since 1955. No need to panic, as long as you will be putting on your snorkel the next time this happens – 2065

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Series – How to Pick the Best Heliskiing #6 – Lodging and Food, Beware of Heli-Belly!

Best Heli-Skiing:  Lodging and Food Most BC Operators offer very nice lodges in remote locations.   A few offer less expensive options, including hotels, especially those that cater to day-trippers.   Some offer private cabins and central dining areas.  Most will offer excellent amenities including bar, hot tub, wireless internet, ski shop, massage, pool, TV/movies, Read More

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