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NorthernEscapeHeliskiing_5Q1A9109 Watch our heli ski guides crumble under pressure when a camera is put in their faces! While on the job in the mountains, they show no signs of weakness, but when you put them in the spotlight, it really goes downhill.

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el nino weather outlookBritish Columbia’s North Coast returns to a ’normal‘ Weather Pattern after two years of anomalous weather.

The last two seasons have seen the creation of three new meteorological terms never before used (except maybe in sci-fi weather movies predicting the end of the world). The ‚Ridiculously Resilient Ridge‘ (RRR for short) created the ‚Blob‘ which together created the ‚Polar Vortex‘, or so the story goes. Weiterlesen

A group of skiers and snowboarders loading into a snowcat at the bottom of a run. It is snowing.

Join us for the ultimate cat skiing and cat boarding experience at Northern Escape Cat Skiing. We have been offering Cat Skiing as a backup to our Heli Skiing program for many years and we are now pleased to offer it as a stand alone Cat Skiing package in December and early January before our Heli Skiing program begins. Weiterlesen

It’s that time of year again! The office is buzzing and the cogs are turning! We are excited to all be back in the office and working hard getting ready for the upcoming heli ski season. There is snow on the mountaintops and a nip in the air! It’s fall in the north!  Weiterlesen

K2 SkisThe new K2 Skis are here! At Northern Escape Heli Skiing we carry a large fleet of demo skis that are complementary with your heli ski package. This year we are proud to welcome the K2 brand into the mix. We have ordered a selection of the K2 Pinnacle that come highly recommended from industry professionals. This ski is designed for the backcountry and can take on the deepest of powder days with ease.  Here is what K2 has to say about them: Weiterlesen

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. Weiterlesen

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One of the highlights of guiding a private group of returning guests at this time of year at Northern Escape is the ability to explore deep into our massive tenure.

While Clair was guiding the Flying Circus last week he was able to execute four first descents, all of which were chosen specifically because the terrain was ideally suited for speed riding (see The Flying Circus visits NEH).

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Heli assisted speed ridingAsk any heli ski guide about the challenges that come with their job and they will tell you how, for each and every run, they must work to balance safety and group dynamics, while delivering excitement and epic turns. All the while they need to constantly observe the changing conditions in the mountains and making decisions accordingly. Weiterlesen

NEH video channels posterThe days are getting colder and as the snow-line creeps further down the mountains the excitement for winter is mounting. What better way is there to fuel the stoke than to watch this year’s snowboard and ski films. Weiterlesen

A chainsaw sitting on a snowbank with trees in the backWith the ski season just around the corner, we at Northern Escape are getting excited. It’s the time of year where the staff all come together with stories of off-season pursuits and ideas for a great upcoming winter. Our enthusiasm feeds off of each other as we work together to get ready for another successful season. While the office staff works to finalize bookings and get everything in place, the boys are out in the field improving our vast terrain. Selective glading improves heli skiing runs to produce a better skiing experience for our guests. Weiterlesen