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TAKE A SNOW DAY, OR TWO TO SIX.

Your schedule is our schedule. We offer 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6-day packages that start on every day of the week to make it easier for you to join us.

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YOUR EXPERIENCE

IF OUR GROUPS WERE ANY SMALLER, YOU’D BE FLYING THE HELICOPTER.

Great Canadian Heli-skiing was born in 1988 when a guide and few heli-skiing guests wanted to re-capture the spirit and feeling of adventure lacking from operations whose only goal was to get bigger.

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OUR STORIES

BETTER, NOT BIGGER.

Great Canadian Heli-skiing was born in 1988 when a guide and few heli-skiing guests wanted to re-capture the spirit and feeling of adventure lacking from operations whose only goal was to get bigger.

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Conditions + Terrain

YOU DIDN’T PAY TO GO HELI-SIT-IN-THE-LODGE-ING.

The Purcell and Selkirk ranges are our playground and they offer every type of skiing imaginable; pillows, glades, and wide-open powder fields.

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  • by Social Media
  • Wednesday January 1, 2014

Heliskiing Fashion Show, keep warm! stay dry!

  Warm clothing is essential for Heliskiing...but Fashionable is a bonus!When you stay dry and warm on a cold winter's day, you can truly enjoy the gorgeous conditions that old man winter has provided.Not all clothing is created equally though, and at Great Canadian Heli Skiing, we believe in providing our guests with option to purchase great clothing that is known to keep our guests dry and warm in a variety of weather.  If you haven't seen the lineup of technical clothing from Arc'teryx this year, then this is your chance!The staff at Great Canadian Heli Skiing recently held a fashion show for some of our guests and the photos below will showcase some of the very fashionable designs that we have on hand if they are looking for some more attire. Fashion show 4 EmmaRho LTW Zip NeckA natural base layer for prolonged backcountry use. Itchless stretch-knit MAPP Merino remains nearly odourless andsoft next to the skin, while retaining insulative properties when damp. A spandex infusion helps the garment stay inshape for extended adventures.FULL FEATURE LISTTechnical Features• Breathable• Great warmth-to-weight ratio• MAPP Merino WoolSentinal Jacket – Blue PythonRelaxed fitting, waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® jacket with helmet compatible Storm Hood™ and a Slide 'nLoc™ snap system links the integrated powder skirt to pants in deep snow.  [caption id="attachment_2944" align="aligncenter" width="564"]Fashion show 6 Fashion show 6[/caption] LenkaGamma LT Hoody – AmethystDESCRIPTIONVersatile hooded softshell jacket offers moderate warmth and wind resistance. Burly™ Double Weave fabric hasexcellent breathability, DWR (durable water repellent) finish on the outer face provides moisture repellency, and built-in 4-way stretch which moves with the wearer. A helmet compatible StormHood™ provides extra coverage.FULL FEATURE LISTTechnical Features• Weather resistant• Moisture-resistant outer face fabric• Breathable• Highly durable• Wind resistantSarah Toque –Slouch-fit Merino wool/acrylic blend toque with a patterned chunky knit detail and topped with a large fluffy pom pom  Fashion show 7 VeronikaCerium LT Hoody – Night HawkDESCRIPTIONPutting Down Where It CountsStrategic placement of synthetic and down insulation has Coreloft™ synthetic insulation, that retains warmth whenwet, placed along the hem, collar, sleeves and underarms— areas prone to contact with moisture. 850 fill EuropeanGoose down lines the core and sleeves where warmth is most needed.Low – Down Sunnies – Matte  Fashion show 2RubySabre Jacket – Blue PythoonDesigned for use on mountain terrain and on-piste adventures, this fully waterproof jacket is constructed using N80p-X GORE-TEX® textile that is highly durable with a soft face and a flannel backer that lends light insulation. A relaxedfit leaves room for winter layers and the new styling has a sleek, clean appearance.FULL FEATURE LISTTechnical Features• Waterproof• Snow-shedding• Windproof• Breathable• Lightly insulated• DurableLow down Sunnies – Black  Fashion Show 1 JustinAlpha SV – BlackAlpha Series: Climbing and alpine focused systems | SV: Severe Weather. Anatomically superior, advancedwaterproof GORE-TEX® glove, engineered using our new Tri-Dex™ Technology; Ideal for use in the backcountry.Smith GooglesRush JacketDESCRIPTIONThe Rush jacket strategically combines two different GORE-TEX® Pro fabrics to provide durability in high abrasionareas and wearable comfort elsewhere. Anatomical patterning and articulation enhance mobility while snowsportsspecific feature set meets the demands of an uncompromising user.FULL FEATURE LISTTechnical Features• Waterproof• Breathable• Durable  Fashion show 5 RebeccaStingray – Blue MoonDESCRIPTIONThis versatile stormproof jacket is designed for on-area laps and has been upgraded with a lightly insulated GORE-TEX® with 3L softshell construction textile that is both supple and more durable. Performance features includearticulated shaping for athletic mobility, a helmet compatible DropHood™ with stealthy one-handed adjustability, anda laminated powder skirt with gripper elastic.Rolling Stripe ToqueLonger length wool/acrylic blend beanie with bold lateral stripes and a roll up brimAlpha SV GlovesDESCRIPTIONOur revolutionary Tri-Dex™ Technology patterns each finger individually for exceptional dexterity and a precisiontouch. N80p-X GORE-TEX® fabric has a durable outer surface to increase longevity. The inner glove liner isconstructed of high loft fleece insulation that maximizes warmth and is removable for a quicker dry time. Leatherreinforcement areas on the palm and fingers are durable and long lasting. An external wrist cinch with ladder lockbuckle adjusts easily and is secure. Removable wrist leashes prevent gloves from dropping when not in use. A widegauntlet fits easily over any jacket sleeve.Master of Alpine SituationsThe Alpha SV Glove is built for the most extreme conditions. Removable wrist leashes prevent a critical loss, leatherreinforcements provide protection from rock and secure grip on ice tools, wide gauntlet fits over any insulated jacketsleeve and a one handed wrist cinch secures glove position.Tri-Dex™ TechnologyTri-Dex™ Technology uses a three-lobe pattern to individually map a three-dimensional shape for each digit.An unparalleled advancement in dexterity, the technology also uses micro seam technology to reduce bulk,enhance comfort.DurabilityN80p-X GORE-TEX® fabric has exceptional abrasion resistance. Engineered to deliver the highest level of windproofwaterproof/breathable protection, this smooth surfaced textile readily sheds precipitation, ice and reduces overallwear and tear. Leather reinforced palms and fingers are durable and long lasting.LinersThe inner fleece liner is a hi-loft Polartec® Wind Pro® textile with high wind resistance, low stretch, exceptionalwarmth and breathability to keep working hands dry in cold environments. Removable liners are easy care: removethem for drying; machine wash to reduce odour. Velcro® interface holds the liner in position, maximizing comfortand dexterity. Fashion show 3JenaStinger Bib – TobikoDESCRIPTIONMade with GORE-TEX® Pro fabric, the tough, efficient and hard-working Stinger Bib provides complete weatherprotection and is engineered for deep powder days in the backcountry or on the hill. Forward leaning articulationin the knees and seat delivers complete freedom of movement, and ¾ length side zips blow off steam during uphillcharges. Large external volume thigh pockets lie flat when empty and integrated suspenders attach to front of bib.Keprotec instep patches and sturdy Cordura® powder cuffs stand up to buckles, boots, skis.Deep ExpectationsBillowing snow, high winds, unexpected exposure or equipment changes - the advantages of a bib pant are many.Having protection that extends well above a jacket hem prevents snow or cold drafts from reaching the lower back.Heavy DutyN80p-X GORE-TEX® Pro: you can tell it's durable. The face is textured yet slick, which means larger yarns, verytightly woven to create a smooth abrasion resistant surface. Nylon is exceptionally durable, slightly noisy andsomewhat rigid. The more raspy the GORE-TEX®, the more hard use it can stand.Cordura® CuffsBuckles, edges, rock and ice are brutal on clothing that is designed to be as lightweight and breathable as possible.Cordura® is a heavy-duty fabric synonymous with backpacks, military use and motorcycle gear. Uniquely hard-wearing integrated snow cuffs.SteadfastExpedition fit allows room for maximum winter layers that big mountain days can require. Articulation in the kneesand seat allow room for those layers and also provides complete freedom of movement. The ¾-length side zips opento dump heat rapidly or adjust for ventilation. Pockets have volume pleats to accommodate bulky items needed atthe ready.Covert Hoody – MalachiteBreathable fleece hoody with a casual design; Ideal for layering or as a stand alone piece.