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. Read more

heli skiing contest winner - Kevin and Daughter

Last year Kaitlin McBride was chosen as our 2015 Heli Skiing Contest winner. She won a four-day package good for anytime this year. What she did next makes her possibly the best daughter ever. Kaitlin has asked if we could give the trip to her dad to thank him for teaching her how to ski. How could we say no!! Congratulations Kevin on being our 2015 Heli Skiing Contest winner, you have the best daughter ever!

Kevin is skiing with us this week and told us how he found out about the free trip. Read more

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. Read more