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

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

Heli Ski Tip with Tony Horton

We recently announced a new program for next season called Health & Wellness Week featuring fitness guru(and pretty great skier) Tony Horton! The week takes place January 5-12, 2013 and will feature great skiing, great food, and fitness programs. New for this week, we are also offering 1/2 day heli ski programs, which we are excited to try out. To find out more on Health & Wellness Week and all the amazing classes and programs taking place throughout the week, check out our website. For the purpose of this blog post, we want…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
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