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
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
Heliskiing Spring Fever Pictures

Heliskiing Spring Fever Pictures

Wow, we have had an amazing spring so far in Blue River... I think it is only fair I take this opportunity for a quick shout-out to the Powder Gods  Thank you!  Lucky for us we have photographer extraordinaire John Schwirtlich to capture all our heliskiing fun. I put together a little Spring Fever gallery from the last few weeks for your viewing pleasure...enjoy! (click on thumbnail to view slideshow) [nggallery id=2]Read more

Valentine Love…Top 10 Reasons Why I love Powder

Happy Valentine's Day! Love is in the air and it has struck here in the Blue... the charm and charisma of Blue River's perfect powder has taken hold and a deep love has emerged. In honour of this "day-of-love", I asked a few people why they love powder and this amazing list occurred: Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Powder You always bring excitement into my life You are always there for me no matter what You inspire me to try harder and be better Your flawless beauty is unmatched You taste like champagne…Read more

Powder You Can Dance To!

January has been an exceptional month for us in the Blue... So much fun, people are dancing - Seriously! Thanks to GoPro footage from guest Scott Turner and Lead Guide Tim McLean, I was able to throw together this fun little clip for your powder viewing pleasure.  Enjo y  Read more

A little heliskiing eye candy

It has been a tough snow year for some of you, with little or no powder to play in. So, I figured some Wiegele heliskiing eye candy may perk up your soul (either that or drive you mad with envy). So without further ado, check out these amazing shots captured by Lead Guide Tim McLean from this week's skiing...oh ya! (click on thumbnail to view larger image)Read more