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Archive for November, 2017

Great heli-skiing when it fits you

Publicerad: 15 November, 2017 av Charlotta Lyon |

Ski News, 15 November 2017

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Do you want to heliski this season but want to do great heli-skiing when it fits you and your buddies schedule? Then we’ve got the perfect deal for you!

At Great Canadian Heli-skiing – in the heart of British Columbia – we’re offering the greatest heli skiing, at your leisure with Flexibility, Prime location, Unlimited vertical and Small group heli-skiing!

  • FLEXIBILITY – In order to give you the greatest flexibility, we can offer you a trip date starting on any day of the week! In addition, we offer trips of any length, be it a short 2 or 3 day getaway, or a longer trip of 4, 5, 6 or more days. The only heli-skiing company in Canada that offers such service and flexibility.
  • o'connell_201103_JPTomich_GrtCanHeli001PRIME LOCATION – Great Canadian is located halfway between Golden and Revelstoke, the birthplace of helicopter skiing, and our location was specifically chosen for 2 reasons. It is extremely accessible, just fly into Calgary around lunch time and you’ll be eating dinner in the lodge that same night, and we offer amazing and varied terrain, with over 2 mountain ranges that get copious amounts of snow.
  • UNLIMITED VERTICAL – At Great Canadian Heli-Skiing, once you have reached the guaranteed vertical amount…just keep skiing…we will not charge you for skiing extra vertical!
  • SMALL GROUP HELI-SKIING – Only 4 guests per group and per guide. Smallest group format in the industry. By being in a smaller group our guides are able to match you with others of similar abilities and ambitions.

Check out Great Canadian Heli-Skiing more details and prices, and contact us to book.

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Early bird special at Eagle Pass Heliski

Publicerad: 5 November, 2017 av Charlotta Lyon |

CS Dan WaldmanSki News, 5 November 2017

Don’t miss the early bird special at Eagle Pass Heliski in the heart of BC, Canada. It’s 27 days until opening day on December 1 at Eagle Pass Heliskiing in Revelstoke, BC, so why not get your gear ready, take vacation and go heli-skiing before Christmas!

#1 The obvious reason why: The last few seasons had amazing powder dumps in December, and this year promises to be at least as good.

#2 The reason not to hesitate: You save over $ 500 on day-skiing, and over $2000 on multi-day Lodge trips in December.

Check out Eagle Pass Heliski here, and contact us for more information and to book.

Here’s some more inspiration from Eagle Pass Heliski:

Eagle Pass Heliski Quick Facts

LOCATION: Eagle Pass Heli-Skiing 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.