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

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

Best of January 2013 at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

January 2013 was another fantastic month of heli skiing and heli boarding in the Cariboo and Monashee mountains. Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing guests came from all corners of the globe to experience our famous terrain and resort. Snowfall was steady, sunshine made a few appearances, stability was strong, and runs were skied that haven't been seen in many years. The 2012/2013 helicopter ski season continues along with February, March, and April still ahead! Here's the month of January in pictures! Photos taken by Certain Images [nggallery id=7]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

Boot Punching 101: Help save your piggies

It is no secret skiers have less than pretty feet. Anybody that has ever squeezed their piggies into the hard and unforgiving shell of a ski boot knows they are not designed for any sort of beautification. Yet, for most of us, an ugly foot is a small price to pay for the pure unadulterated fun of a powder day. That being said, whether you enjoy the occasional day on the slopes or you live to ski every day, a well-fitted ski boot can make all the difference. Many people pay the extra price for…Read more