Posts Tagged ‘heli-skiing’

Heli-Skiing in Alaska

Travel Channel: Heli-Skiing in Alaska Heli Skiing in Alaska Check out the heli-skiing article on the Travel Channel website. The article includes link to several outfitters, ending with a list of “things to know” when planning heli-ski travel. As indicated in the article, which is linked below, advanced skiers and riders are heading north to Alaska [...]

World Heli Challenge 2011

World Heli Challenge 2011 The World Heli Challenge recently brought together a handful of top heliski and heli-boarding athletes from around the globe to compete in helicopter accessed competition. According to event organizers, the stated goal of this competition was to find out which athlete was the best “all rounder” by combinin free-ride and free-style [...]

Heli-skiing targets intermediate skiers

Heli skiing targets intermediate skiers Check out the following from MSNBC. It makes sense to target intermete skiers. There are a lot more of them! But is this a good idea? The challenge and excitement of alpine skiing can be experienced without frighteningly steep slopes. However, heli-skiing is expensive. As the article reports, heli-ski operators like [...]

Wasatch Powderbird Guides – Utah heli skiing and beyond!

Utah heli skiing and beyond! Check out the following from Wasach Powderbird Guides: According to the Wasatch Powderbird Guides website, their company began in 1973 when a few professional skiers began taking adventure loving travelers on heliski trips in the Utah backcountry. The company claims to focus on fun, adventure, and skill-instruction – with excursions gaining [...]

Change on the Heli-skiing Mountain

Heli Skiing Politics - Vertical Online The politics of Heli Skiing – and to think I am doing this to avoid politics! (see the about page ) According to the article in Vertical Online, linked below, heli-skiing is one of the world’s elite mountain sports. Heli-skiing is also a major source of seasonal cash flow for [...]

New Zealand Heli Skiing and Heli Boarding

New Zealand Heli Skiing and Heli Boarding Check out the Harris Mountains Heli-Ski site. It looks like a great heli skiing season in New Zealand! According to the company’s website, linked below, epic snowfalls are leading to some of the longest heli ski runs in the history of Harris Mountains Heli Ski. Now is the time [...]

Heli Skiing Guide – First skiing descent on Denali

Heli Skiing Guide A cool story from ESPN. Not a heli-skiing video, but Fransson is a former heli skiing guide. Be sure to check out the video! According to the article, linked below, Fransson grew up “sliding rails and jumping cliffs on telemark twin tips.” Skills were hoed while working as a ski instructor, and [...]

‪Points North Heli Skiing – Heli Skiing Alaska

Heli Skiing Alaska From Points North Heli: According to their website, linked below, Kevin and Jessica created Points North Heli Skiing with the intention of showcasing the spectacular terrain and excellent heli-skiing conditions of the Chugach Mountains. According to their website, the experience of helicopter skiing in Alaska is an unmatched experience anywhere on the [...]

‪Arctic Heli Skiing – Iceland‬‏

Arctic Heli Skiing Check out this video by Arctic Heli Skiing Iceland: Learn more about heli-skiing and heli-boarding at heliskitravel.com

Heli Skiing Travel: New Economic Indicator

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Heli Skiing Travel From the Ski Channel, and interesting article about heli skiing travel. According to the article, linked below, heli-skiing demand is a very good indicator of the economy. While traditional economic signals amy be mixed and uncertain, data indicate that heliskiing bookings are bullish in 2012. Of course, it would be easy to assume [...]

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