...“100,000 vertical feet, 8 hours of flying time, 36 runs...unlimited vertical...” Even to the most seasoned heli-skier untangling what this all means in terms of value for money and how much fun you are going to have, can be tricky. Here’s our guide to what it all means and a few potential pros and cons of each system.
Here’s a roundup of some of the last few remaining spots for 2019 that have caught our eye.
IT'S BACK! Warren Miller’s latest ski and snowboard movie, Face of Winter kicks off its world tour. The show features a whole host of people and places close to our heart with awesome footage shot in Iceland, Chamonix, Alaska, Chile and many more...
Winter is only just around the corner. We've been getting distracted looking at photos and have selected a few to get you in the mood.
That super-low density, smoky dry ‘champagne’ powder. The pinnacle of powder skiing right? We're not so sure.......
The first turns of winter are only a couple of month's away. This month we've homed in on a couple of prime spots that are still available for the 2019 season...and in some cases there is a little something extra to sweeten the deal.
We often get asked whether this or that heliski lodge has ‘cat skiing backup’. If it's somewhere we send people the answer is almost certainly no. There's a good reason why...
On July 22nd, 2018, 30-year-old Polish ski mountaineer, Andrzej Bargiel became the first person to ski down from the summit of K2, the world’s second highest peak.
Now, to complement the rustic charm and family history of Klaensholl; guests have the choice of opting for on-the-edge-of-the-fjord luxury. Or, for those ready for the adventure of a lifetime – jump aboard the ‘Ring of Fire’ heliski tour.
Outside of the Himalayas, the Andes are home to the highest mountains in the world. High altitude combined with a maritime snowpack means light and dry snow throughout the season. A rugged and vast array of magnificent peaks and alpine terrain stretches further than the eye can see – even from a helicopter!
The City Ski Championships offers Europe‘s business and financial community with an opportunity to network and entertain clients in a personal, relaxed environment and is now widely recognised as the premier alpine event for business executives. It also just so happens to be one of the most fun weekends in the Alps this winter.
Together with our friends at Last Frontier Heliskiing and Arctic Heliskiing we're excited to be teaming up with Holmlands this autumn for the Matchsticks Productions UK wide tour. Throughout November there will be screenings of Drop Everything in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham.
With one new episode each month you will get unique insights into Last Frontier Heliskiing and why so many heliskiers from all around the world pilgrim to the Great White North year after year... Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!
What are the best powder skis for 2017? - To make it easier for everyone we’ve made the sacrifice, done all the on-snow research, and compiled this list of this season’s best powder skis.
Ready for some of the best ski footage you have ever seen? Don't miss this. We have decided to dedicate line of the year to pretty much every line in Jérémie Heitz’s film, La Liste.
This review is going to cover my initial impressions straight out of the box with very little info on how the thing works. Why? Because, let’s admit it, when a lot of us get a new device we immediately start playing with it until we hit a dead end that drives us to the humiliation of reading the manual.
If you were one of the fortunate few who were able to take advantage of the massive dumps in the French and Swiss Alps then you know what we’re talking about. If not, here’s a bit of what you missed…
A more distant, end of the earth type place would be hard to imagine and for the past four years I had dreamed of skiing these gigantic volcanoes that rise so abruptly from the mythical sounding, Sea of Okhotsk.
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