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Vertical?

All heli-skiing operations will guarantee a certain amount of vertical feet/metres. At Great Canadian, we offer a generous amount of vertical (e.g. 30,500m/100,000ft for a week long trip).

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Great Canadian Gears Up – A Sneak Peak of Opening A Heli Ski Lodge

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There’s no magic formula for opening a heli ski lodge for the season.  It changes each year with new staff, conditions and a multitude of other factors which luckily, we have had 30 years of practice with.  Opening the lodge for the 2018 season was no exception.  Our team worked like a well oiled machine to prep for what we are best known for, small group heli skiing with utmost attention to detail.

Here’s a look at what we got up to.

We love the smell of heli briefings in the morning!

We love the smell of heli briefings in the morning!

Thumbs up for the season!

Thumbs up for the season!

Testing the goods. Snow so light it floats!

Testing the goods. Snow so light it floats!

Lead Guide Rob doing what he does best.

Lead Guide Rob doing what he does best.

If you hit a tree, you kiss the tree.

If you hit a tree, you kiss the tree.

Striking a pose.

Striking a pose.

Can't find the bottom!

Can’t find the bottom!

Al & Ox are ready!

Al & Ox are ready!

Ryan Hinds from Silverking Helicopters going over safety procedure.

Ryan Hinds from Silverking Helicopters going over safety procedure.

Digging deeeeep pits!

Digging deeeeep pits!