New Skis Have Arrived

The Skis have Arrived! We are excited! Snow has started in the mountains and heli seats are selling out fast. The guides are training and ready to take you out skiing! This is also the time that the latest and greatest skis from our suppliers show up. This year Atomic and Volkl have a new and revamped range of powder specific skis to suit everyone. The Automatic line has been expanded adding the Automatic 109 and 117 to augment one of last year's favourite the Automatic. Volkl has added the 3 (150-135-140) for…Read more
The Silver Buckle

The Silver Buckle

What is the silver buckle? For many newcomers who take their first plunge into the world of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing (MWHS), this is an honest question. Others who have visited the slopes of the Cariboo and Monashee mountains with MWHS many times over may carry the evidence to explain it to you themselves. The Silver Buckle is a token of recognition for powder enthusiasts who have obtained one million vertical feet, either on skis or snowboards. The buckle is presented to guests as a gift to celebrate the motivation and drive behind…Read more
January at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

January at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

January Skiing at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing - by Bruce MacMillan It was another amazing January at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing where we had powder days over and over again.  The first week of January also represents our Health & Wellness week which was a huge success again this year.  This week gives our guests a chance to ski half or full days as well as take part in workout sessions with special invited practitioners.  P90X’s Tony Horton headlined this week where he held classes every day after skiing as well as a…Read more
CSGA Ski Touring Course at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

CSGA Ski Touring Course at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

This past weekend, the Canadian Ski Guide Association hosted a Spring Ski Touring course for Youth. Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Lead Guides Crosby Johnson and Scott Streadwick guided 8 aspiring ski guides into the backcountry terrain of the Cariboos. The course took place over 4 days and it introduced these guys to the skills of ski touring (or splitboarding) as well as winter camping and survival. Of course, it's important to have fun and get some fresh pow turns along the way. The group had an excellent time with awe inspiring views, great…Read more

Heli Skiing Photography – Best of February 2013

February was another phenomenal month of heli-skiing and heli-boarding in the Cariboo and Monashee Mountains in Blue River, BC. At our official remote weather station, total snowfall for the month of February measured 155cm. From guide observations, total snowfall was easily double that in areas such as Finn Trees and Ski World Trees. Here is the epic month of heli skiiing in pictures courtesy of Certain Images. [nggallery id=9]Read more
Shreducation Backcountry Camp at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

Shreducation Backcountry Camp at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

    For the first time in it's history, Shreducation is offering a Backcountry Camp at the world-famous Mike Wiegele Heli Skiing in Blue River, BC. The ultimate way to learn essential backcountry safety, skills, and technique in a safe and controlled setting. Campers will spend the week in a snowcat and helicopter with both professional guides and their coaches, exploring the backcountry terrain of the Cariboo and Monashee mountain ranges. The snowcat component will take place on Saddle Mountain where campers will focus on a mix of pre-built freestyle features and freeriding in open bowls and glades.…Read more