Tag Archives: Heli-Skiing

Heli-skier Dies in B.C. Avalanche

Revelstoke (BC), Canada – A 52-year-old Austrian national died after being struck by an avalanche on Monday afternoon while skiing with Canadian Mountain Holidays, an area heli-skiing company. RCMP officers, who declined to name victim, indicate that the victim was the third skier to descend the slope when he was enveloped by the avalanche in the Goldstream … Continue reading Heli-skier Dies in B.C. Avalanche

Intrawest Q2 Loss Narrows

Denver, CO – Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., the owner or operator of six ski resorts across North America as well as other businesses, has reported results for the three and six months ended December 31, 2016. The company’s net loss in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 at Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado, Stratton Mountain in … Continue reading Intrawest Q2 Loss Narrows

Heli-Skier Dies in B.C. Tree Well

Revelstoke (BC), Canada – A German tourist died on Friday after falling into a tree well while heli-skiing in British Columbia. The Revelstoke Detachment of the RCMP reports that the incident occurred in the Albert Canyon area east of Revelstoke. The 60-year-man was skiing with a heli-ski tour group in the area for the preceding few days. The group … Continue reading Heli-Skier Dies in B.C. Tree Well

How to Plan a Heli-ski Trip

Salt Lake City, UT – Heli-skiing is the ultimate dream for any powder-focused skier or snowboarder, but when you look at the costs, it often becomes apparent why the “once in a lifetime” tag is so appropriate. In this article we’ll guide you through how to choose and plan the perfect heli-ski trip for the best return for your investment. … Continue reading How to Plan a Heli-ski Trip

Kashmir: Heli-Skiing in ‘The Most Dangerous Place in the World’

Gulmarg, India – Groggy from the long flight and interminable wait at the baggage carousel, we stepped outside the airport into the steamy, sweaty, air of nighttime Delhi to find a taxi. This wasn’t much of a challenge: almost immediately we were approached by a friendly man peddling rides “to anywhere you want go.’” Excellent. “This … Continue reading Kashmir: Heli-Skiing in ‘The Most Dangerous Place in the World’

B.C. Government Denies Heli-Ski Operator

Nelson (BC), Canada – Plans for a new helicopter skiing operation bordering Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park were dashed when the provincial government denied the operator’s application late last month. The British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resources Operations sent Kootenay Heli-Ski Inc.’s application back to the drawing board, citing local opposition and a lack of public outreach … Continue reading B.C. Government Denies Heli-Ski Operator