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Heli-skiing

Where we skied in 2016-17

Every spring we're sad to say adieu to winter, but—like many skiers—we like to look back back on the season and all we experienced and skied. Here's an Instagram roundup of winter destinations Ski...

Every spring we're sad to say adieu to winter, but—like many skiers—we like to look back back on the season and all ...

Why you should spend your tax refund on a ski trip

According to the IRS, the average tax refund for 2016 is $2,860*, which is a nice chunk of change to put towards an unforgettable ski trip in 2017-18 or even this summer in South America. We know you ...

According to the IRS, the average tax refund for 2016 is $2,860*, which is a nice chunk of change to put towards an unfo...

Why British Columbia is the best region for heli skiing

It's rare that you get something right on your first try. But that's exactly what heli-skiing pioneer, Hans Gmoser, did. About 55 years ago, Gmoser, who founded Canadian Mountain Holidays, took the wo...

It's rare that you get something right on your first try. But that's exactly what heli-skiing pioneer, Hans Gmoser, did....

A guide to Whistler Heli-Skiing: intermediates to experts

Now in their 36th year of operations, Whistler Heli-Skiing’s massive tenure is 50 times the size of the resort, consisting of 432,000 acres of classic, high-alpine powder fields, 173 glaciers and 47...

Now in their 36th year of operations, Whistler Heli-Skiing’s massive tenure is 50 times the size of the resort, consis...

Featured videos: don’t miss these 2016-17 ski and snowboard films

It's that time of year again. It's premiere season. Every fall, the new flicks send skiers and riders into a flurry of excitement—pun intended—for the upcoming season. After scouring the Internet ...

It's that time of year again. It's premiere season. Every fall, the new flicks send skiers and riders into a flurry of e...

7 heli skiing myths debunked

Photo: Whistler Heli-SkiingA heli trip is considered the pinnacle ski or snowboard experience. It’s a big deal...

Trip Report: A first timer goes heli skiing with Selkirk Tangiers

Heli skiing has been on my bucket list for years now. I caught the heli bug at age 12 as I enviously flipped through photos of my Dad's "boy's trip" to Panorama, which included a day of heli skiing. ...

Heli skiing has been on my bucket list for years now. I caught the heli bug at age 12 as I enviously flipped through pho...

Best of: Whistler Blackcomb’s steeps

As North America’s Big Kahuna, Whistler Blackcomb has no shortage of satisfyingly steep terrain for advanced and expert skiers and riders to sink their edges into. To be more exact, seasoned s...

As North America’s Big Kahuna, Whistler Blackcomb has no shortage of satisfyingly steep terrain for advanced and...