Spring Fling week hits Wiegele World

At Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing, we definitely don’t like saying goodbye to heli-skiing season, however when we do… we prefer to send it out with a BANG! Spring Fling & Steep Camp week (April 1 to 8) at MWHS, is traditionally the party that puts a climatic cap on the winter festivities in Blue River. During these 7-days, every evening offers reason for a party in the Main Lodge. On Tuesday, Casino Night takes over Wiegele World as guests can take part in a James Bond theme in the Silver Buckle Lounge. Wednesday’s…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

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

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