Our new Snowcat has a new home this year!

This year we have added a new PB 300 Snowcat to our fleet. This will provide a higher level of service to our guests in the comfort of a new machine. Situated on Saddle Mountain, the Snowcat will be out of the elements with a roof over it's head.Read more

The New Atomic Automatic 109

Atomic Automatic 109 Sizes: 175, 182, 189 Specs: 135(tip) 109(waist) 125(tail) @189cm Turn Radius: 19m @ 189cm The all-new Atomic Automatic 109 is an exciting addition to our expanding Automatic range that delivers the best in Big Mountain powder performance. At 109mm, with pronounced camber under foot plus Powder Rocker - big in the tip, smaller in the tail - this is the super versatile mid-waist Automatic, built for charging in deep snow and chop with total confidence. That said, it's also seriously versatile all over the mountain with a Step-Down Sidewall 2.0…Read more

Avalanche Forecasting 101 by Scott Thumlert

Uncertainty. I believe the concept of uncertainty is somewhat misunderstood in both the recreational and professional avalanche communities. The interaction of weather over complex mountain terrain results in a snowpack that varies, a lot. So as we travel over the snow it is difficult to predict weak layer strengths, slab thickness, and slab stiffness. The solution? Perhaps digging a quick profile and perform a few snowpack tests. While this is a great idea and it provides some information, extrapolating this information from one point in the mountains and applying it to the surrounding…Read more

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 legend of the Silver Buckle

What is the iconic MWHS 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…Read more