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Packing for any trip is a process that few look forward to; decisions need to be made about what to bring and what to leave behind; Packing for heli skiing at Northern Escape Heli Skiing in Terrace, BC, Canada, is no exception.Guests who now how to pack for heli skiing load onto the NEH bus at the Terrace airport With specific needs for skiing, snowboarding, and lodge life, here are a few recommendations from Northern Escape staff and past guests on what essentials to bring with you. Lire la suite

Digging a snow pit for avalanche research.Northern Escape Heli-Skiing (NEH) is proud to be selected as the primary heli ski research location by Dr. Pascal Haegeli, the recently announced Chair of Avalanche Risk Management at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, BC. The new Research Chair aims to complement traditional avalanche research by combining the natural science understanding of the avalanche phenomenon with human factors research. Lire la suite

New Cabins for the Snowcats

New Cabins being built for our snowcats

Here at northern Escape, we are constantly trying to provide the best possible experience to our guests. We just finished a deal to buy two brand new, state of the art passenger cabs for our snowcats. These new cabins are made from fibreglass and are custom fit to meet our needs in the mountains. They are built to be light weight thus making the cats more fuel efficient and faster. Shorter turnaround time means that you will get more skiing in during your time at Catland. Lire la suite

Cat skiing 101Want to go cat skiing but not sure you’re powder technique is up to par? Ready to take the leap on your first cat skiing trip? Want to ski with a great group of people?

This is the package for you!

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New-Years-Cat-SkiingStep 1: Gather a group of your closest friends

Step 2: Act fast to secure one of the remaining New Year’s Cat Skiing Packages;

6 Days; Dec 27 – Jan 2 – $4,799

3 Days; Dec 27 – 30 – $2,299

3 Days; Dec 30 – Jan 2 – $2,399

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A news release about catskiing for a cause offered at Northern Escape.

Come join Northern Escape for a day of Cat Skiing, in support of the Northern Snow Angels. This is a community driven initiative, administered by My Mountain Co-Op and Shames Mountain, which enables students the opportunity to enjoy Shames Mountain and fuel the next generation of skiers.

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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. Lire la suite

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: Lire la suite

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