Brought to you by Black Ops Valdez Tabatha Swierk isn’t your typical Heliski Operation owner. Tabatha started and runs Black Ops Valdez, one of the premier Alaskan heliski operations. Not only is she responsible for reservations, answering phone calls and emails along with other daily business operations, she’s also one of those people that will jump in wherever needed. You […]
Last week, we spent 4 days with Last Frontier Heliskiing at their Ripley Creek Lodge in Stweart, BC, Canada – one block from Hyder, AK. There are few places on Earth that hold this much raw, natural beauty. We flew through sunny skies, revealing spectacular vistas at every turn. The terrain here is rugged, snow-plastered, and glacier-hewn. We skied 7 different zones that […]
Silverton is pretty different from your average ski hill, so it’s fitting that the “Unguided Season Pass” they just introduced is pretty different from your average pass. The pass goes for a bum-friendly $149, and includes unlimited “unguided” skiing after their guided season finishes, half off heli bumps, discounted guided days at Silverton, and free days at a number of […]
If it’s been dry where you’re living and you want some motivation to keep your head high when you tell your friends, “winter is coming back, I promise.” – check out these photos of heli-skiing in British Columbia at Last Frontier Heli-Ski. These photos were taken at Ripley Creek (Last Frontier’s second lodge) in Stewart BC, near the Alaskan border. […]
Who Is Markus Eder? Markus is a 23 year old Italian who, apparently, rips! This preview for Matchstick Productions upcoming film Days of My Youth and snowcases Markus skiing in AK with Chugach Powder Guides out of Girdwood. Markus has what it takes to hold his own, throwing high speed 360’s down AK spine lines and launching off massive diving boards into bottomless gullies.
Monoskiing ninjas trying to steal the secrets of skiing from rebel snowboarders? Welcome to Apocalypse Snow, one part 80’s insanity, one part O.G. snowboarding, one part ripping mono-skiing. Yes, its 24 minutes, but thats 24 minutes of some of the best 80’s (mono) skiing and snowboarding. For your Friday enjoyment here is apocalypse snow in its entirety! Grab a beer, watch this, and think about how far thing have come. This film brought […]
One Killed in Selkirk Area Avalanche| A 45 year old German man visiting the region to ski has been killed in an avalanche on March 24th. The avalanche occurred around 11:30 am. The skier was in a party of five heli-skiing with Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH). The incident occurred while the four guests and guide were waiting for heli pickup on the valley floor. The slide was triggered near 2,550 meters and cut a path 250 meters wide, leveling mature timber as it plowed to the safe pickup spot […]