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Archive for May, 2015

Hanging out in Haines Alaska

Publicerad: 31 May, 2015 av Charlotta Lyon |

(31 May 2015)

Obviously everyone want to be hanging out in Haines Alaska ! …bears, free riders and heliski lovers. It’s simply one of the coolest wildest places.

Hanging out in Haines Alaska - with GO Heli & Cat Skiing

 

 

SEABA Heli-Skiing Quick Facts

LocationSEABA Heli-Skiing is located in Haines in the South East Alaska and is surrounded by mountains and water. There are several options to go to reach Haines. Either fly to Juneau, Alaska, and take an Alaska Seaplanes flight from Juneau to Haines, or fly to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, and rent a vehicle for a drive (4 hours) to Haines.

Ski Area: 3000 square kilometers.

Mountain range: Chilkat Mountains

Run Length: Up to 1800 vertical meters.

Ski Terrain: Varied terrain for all abilities, long sweeping intermediate runs that will satisfy the desires of the powder connoisseur, challenging summit descents for experts and some of the most extreme terrain in the world. The tree line in Haines, up to 1200 meters, is higher than any other Alaskan heli-skiing destination, so while others are sitting on their thumbs in the lodge wondering when the weather will clear, you’re ripping epic tree lines all day long.

Average snowfall:  11-15 meters per year

Number of Runs per Day: Depending on conditions we run up to 12 in a given day. With SEABA’s “hobbs” program you know exactly what you are paying for.

Grouping: Heli-skiing in small groups of 4, with 1 guide per group. Maximum 6 groups to a heli.

 

 

Revelstoke until next ski season

Publicerad: 23 May, 2015 av Charlotta Lyon |

(23 May 2015)

Revelstoke BC beach life until next ski season

The Canada ski season has definitely ended and we took a moment to look up at our favorite BC hangout, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, from the local beach on the banks of Columbia River.

Hope everyone are enjoying the late spring just as we are, and don’t forget to plan your next heliski or cat skiing trip while your on a beach, trekking, or biking somewhere around the world. We are here all summer for any questions or bookings. So don’t be shy to contact us. An overview of our lodges in BC Canada and Alaska is just a click away.

Revelstoke BC is an amazing place to visit also in the summer period. If you enjoy wilderness with amazing trekking, mountain biking and wildlife, then Revelstoke in the heart of BC is definitely a place to visit for your summer vacation. Check out the weather in Revelstoke over the coming days on the Weather Network.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort from the beach of Columbia River

Revelstoke, BC, beach life until next ski season - with GO Heli  & Cat skiing

 

Revelstoke, BC, beach life 2015 - GO Heli & Cat Sking

 

 

 

 

The Balance Movie – Trailer

Publicerad: 15 May, 2015 av Jaan Oldin |

(15 May 2015)

This trailer to The Balance Movie looks so hot not just because the snow part is shot primarily at our partner Eagle Pass Helis Ski. But we at GO Heli & Cat Skiing are also stoked about the story line where they seem to try to dig into the spirit and culture of freeriding in Skate, Snow and Surf, we follow a number of people who’s lives revolve around catching that perfect line accompanied by beautiful photage.

The Balance Movie trailer

This is an early trailer full film The Balance Movie will be out in fall 2015.

 

Eagle Pass Heli Ski Quick Facts

Location: Eagle Pass Heli Ski Echo Bay Lodge is a private gated estate on 10 acres overlooking the Columbia River Valley, just 12 km south of Revelstoke, British Colombia. Closest airport is Kelowna, British Columbia, a short 2.5 hours away.

Ski Area: 1570 square kilometers of skiable terrain.

Mountain Ranges: the Monashee Mountains

Grouping: Small Group Heli-skiing, using a B2 A-Star helicopter, in 3 groups of 4 skiers.

Vertical Skied: Unlimited Vertical. You can’t ask for more!

Runs:  More than 240 Named Runs.

Potential runs yet to be named: More than 2000.

Longest Run: 1800 meters, Longer than Whistler top to bottom!

Highest Peak in the tenure: Hallam Peak 3,205 meters.

Average Snowfall: 12-18 meters, with an average snow base of 9-14 meters throughout the winter.

 The Balance Movie - Trailer - with GO Heli & Cat Skiing

 

 

 

Ever been ski camping in Alaska??

Publicerad: 9 May, 2015 av Charlotta Lyon |

(9 May 2015)

The season have now also ended at our Alaska partner in Haines, SEABA, so we wanted to plant some ideas for your next adventure in Alaska. Through SEABA we offer snow / ski camping high up in the mountains for 3, 4, 5 or more days. We fly you,  your group and a guide in with supplies were you set up camps and when you wake up in the morning  you just put on your skins or snowshoes and start exploring.

Why not book your next April adventure to be snow camping with us and SEABA in Alaska.

skid camp haines alaska

 

ski camping haines alaska

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Search for freedom

Publicerad: 2 May, 2015 av Charlotta Lyon |

(2 May 2015)

This film simply defines what it is about.. search for freedom.

Finding those moments, pushing beyond boundaries, and expanding your own personal limits without going over the edge. Live larger! Feel more! Find moments of perfect bliss!

Here’s a film we at GO Heli & Cat Skiing are really looking forward too! And we can guarantee you’ll find it when you go heli skiing or cat skiing with us!

This is the early trailer for the search for freedom. The official trailer world premiere April 24 at Newport Beach film festival.

Freedom heli skiing

 

This film simply defines what it is about.. search for freedom.

Finding those moments, pushing beyond boundaries, and expanding your own personal limits without going over the edge. Live larger! Feel more! Find moments of perfect bliss!

Here’s a film we at GO Heli & Cat Skiing are really looking forward too! And we can guarantee you’ll find it when you go heli skiing or cat skiing with us!