Season Training Has Begun!

Season Training Has Begun!

Backcountry safety is always of prime importance in the heli-skiing and snowcat industries. From September 11 to 17, the annual Canadian Ski Guide Association (CSGA) Glacial Skills and Recurrent Training Camp hosted in the Mike Wiegele skiing tenure at Blue River, BC, brought in 23 students, from all over the world. CSGI camp director, 17-year CSGA participant and Mike Wiegele Lead Guide Michel Hainault, explained that this camp offers participants (of all levels) a variety of rescue simulations (including crevasse and cliff rescue training), which prepares them for many of the challenges that…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