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How to Get Fit Pre Ski Season

Prepare for Heli Ski Season with These Great Stretching Exercises

Stretching for the Entire Body

Don’t be caught floundering in the powder this heli ski season due to sore muscles; with a little pre ski season workout you can get your body ready for the mountains.

Training your body and choosing exercises to get fit for skiing is a nebulous concept at best. After all, how hard is it to prepare for heli skiing or boarding when you are just carving through deep powder and then riding a helicopter back to the top of the mountain?

Don’t be fooled into thinking that heli skiing fitness is over-rated. You’ll be using muscles that most likely, you haven’t engaged a lot during the off-season. And keep in mind; heli skiing and heli boarding are definitely high intensity sports. You can enjoy your heli skiing trip a lot more by preparing your body ahead of time. In the end, you won’t regret investing a little time and doing the right exercises to get fit for skiing…but you may regret it if you don’t! Read more

The Benefits of Stretching & Massage for Heli Skiers

It’s no secret that heli skiing and boarding is not like ordinary resort riding. With longer runs and quick turnaround times in the helicopter you may find yourself experiencing more muscle fatigue than you are used to. Add in the fact that you will be partaking in several days of consecutive high activity exercise and you may find your muscles crying out for some help.

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PRESEASON HELI SKI EXERCISE – GET YOUR LEGS READY

NorthernEscapeHeliskiing_5Q1A8489Don’t let tired, shaky legs cut your time on the slopes short! Now is the time to start a preseason heli ski exercise program to begin training your muscles for the upcoming ski and snowboard season. With these three simple leg workouts you can improve your stamina, get your legs ready and ensure that you get the most out of every day on the hill. Read more

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Medical Coverage for Heli Skiing

Mountain_View_Guide_Heli_Flying_Away_1NEH is pleased to introduce NEW Travel Insurance & Medical Coverage options for Heli Skiing in partnership with Lifestyle Insurance & Benefits Brokers. We are currently offering Emergency Medical Coverage, which will be replacing our pre-existing Evacuation Insurance, and an even better option: Trip Interruption & Emergency Medical Coverage. Both options include emergency air evacuation should an injury occur out in the mountains. Read more