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, atmosphere, lodge, staff and overall experience.   On my visits, I was accompanied by veteran heliskiers who had been 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

Posted On:- October,1,2015 at 10:20 am by tj

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Series – How to Pick the Best Heliskiing #5 – Cost

Best Heli-Skiing:  Cost This is the fifth in the Series on how to select the best heliskiing trip.  If you are thinking about a trip this season, give me a call or email. I’m happy to send the best available trips based on your criteria. tj 866-HELISKI 925-683-7676 Criteria #4:  Cost for Heliskiing / Heliboarding Heliskiing and Read More

Posted On:- September,29,2015 at 9:33 am by tj

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Altitude is Everything – Interviews RK Heliski

RK Heliski is one of the pioneers of heliskiing, including an affiliation with Hans Gmoser and CMH / Canadian Mountain Holidays.For 46 years RK has offered heliskiing in the Purcells from the Panorama Resort. This past season was challenging.   But working with RK, we were able to rescue some clients by sending them to RK, Read More

Posted On:- September,22,2015 at 1:01 pm by tj

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Series – How to Pick the Best Heliskiing. #4 – Travel

Evidence that getting stuck in an airport for two days can make you go stir crazy… This is the fourth in the Series on how to select the best heliskiing trip.  If you are thinking about a trip this season, give me a call or email.   I’m happy to send the best available trips based Read More