Monthly Archives: July 2014

Top Five Reasons to Experience Last Frontier Heliskiing

You’ve got options, yes. But choosing a heliskiing vacation is like finding your soulmate: there really is only one option. That option looks like great terrain, massive snowfall, solid pilots, great chefs, good people, lots of drinks and awesome skiing. … Continue reading

Where to Heli-Ski? Canada’s Best Locations for Fresh Powder

Guess what!? It’s not Ontario.

Get the Ultimate Helicopter Ski Experience with Last Frontier Heliskiing

Imagine a wild and untamed mountain range deep in the heart of the Coast Mountains Northern British Columbia. Here on the Last Frontier, snowstorms are measured in metres and over 25 of them fall each year in an area spanning … Continue reading

The History of Heliskiing in Canada

The history of heliskiing in Canada has been about pushing the boundaries of what was possible in skiing. From the early days of mountain guides owning their own helicopters to the modern luxury heliski operation, heliskiing in Canada has always … Continue reading

All the Skier Ladies! Ski with Ingrid Backstrom and Leah Evans

Last week, we couldn’t stop thinking about how we could go skiing this summer. To Bariloche to explore the backcountry with Chris Rubens and Eric Hjorleifson? To the Blackcomb Glacier to do slushy backflips with Zoya Lynch? This week, a … Continue reading

Queen of Storms, Zoya Lynch, Experiences “Better Weather” on Blackcomb Glacier

Photographer Zoya Lynch, Queen of Storms, Winner of the 2014 Deep Winter Challenge in Whistler, BC, went to summer camp this year. Specifically, Momentum on Blackcomb Glacier. And she has reported to us at Last Frontier Heliskiing that summer skiing … Continue reading

Ski With Chris Rubens and Eric Hjorleifson in Bariloche? Yes Please

Every once in a while, a “once in a lifetime opportunity” presents itself to you. Maybe you have skied with Last Frontier already, maybe you’re thinking about (it counts as one of those opportunities), but we want to let you … Continue reading

Self Rescue in the Backcountry – Courses to Take

I spend a lot of time in the backcountry. Whether it’s climbing, ski touring or riding my bike, I have made the mountains my home for most of my life. But as we all know, recreation in the backcountry is … Continue reading

Riding the South Chilcotin – A First Timer’s Guide

When it comes to long, epic, high alpine mountain bike rides, there are few places in the world to rival the South Chilcotin Mountains. Located an hour north of Pemberton, British Columbia, in the South Chilcotin Mountains Park, the area … Continue reading

The Apres-Ski: What’s On Our Wine List?

Our menu at Last Frontier Heliskiing features some of the best wines from the province (as well as a whole selection of international wines). The sloping Okanagan valley, consistent sunshine and fertile soil all set this region up to produce … Continue reading

Your Guide to BC’s Summer Music Festivals

Whatever your preferred flavour is, from electronic to country, British Columbia is serving it up this summer. Here are the top music festivals happening in this province in the next few months, and why you should be at them. 

A Short History of Canadianisms

Yesterday was our nation’s 147th birthday, and so we suppose there is no time like the present to, well, explain ourselves. Some of our international friends think we’re a little crazy for doing things like enjoying the cold, apologizing unnecessarily … Continue reading