women of great canadian heli skiing
Guiding us Forward – The Women of Great Canadian Heli-Skiing

Al Alison Dakin has wanted to be a guide since she was 14, but the path wasn’t always linear. Unlike a significant number of people living…

Tyson with Braille Mountain Initiative heli-skiing as a blind skier
Braille Mountain Heli-Thon

After losing his vision in 2019, our former guide and founder of Braille Mountain Initiative, Tyson Rettie, had to leave his role at Great Canadian Heli-Skiing.

group of skiers hiking up the mountain
Braille Mountain Initiative

  Tyson was working as a guide at Great Canadian Heli-Skiing, when he was diagnosed with optic neuropathy. In 2018, Tyson gradually began to lose…

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