Monthly Archives: December 2015

How Much Vertical Can You Heliski In A Day?

Discussions of vertical feet skied vary across the heliski world. In the ideal scenario, you would have a helicopter, a guide, a few buddies, four feet a fresh and bluebird skies for 7 days with an unlimited budget and fuel … Continue reading

December 2015 News

December This snowy month we have lots to report on including guides training, the latest ski conditions, new guide profiles, and fresh photos added to our gallery.

Traveling in Avalanche Terrain – What to Consider

Is it safe? Should I ski it? Or do I go back? If you backcountry ski at some point you’ll ask yourself those questions. In many situations, they can be difficult to answer. In the end, it’ll come down to … Continue reading

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – A Skier’s Poem

‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the town, There was no breath of wind and no fresh snow to be found. The skiers and riders were snoring away, With hopes of that a winter storm was well on … Continue reading

Guide Training Week 2015 at Last Frontier Heliskiing

As resorts open their flood gates to the masses across British Columbia this December, the guides at Last Frontier Heliskiing are getting ready for what is looking like an awesome start to the 2015/16 season.

Layering 101 for Skiing and Snowboarding

It’s that time of year that requires layers – lots of layers. But nobody wants to be so bulked up in layers that their arms are stuck sticking straight out from their sides – and nobody wants to look like … Continue reading

5 Gifts For The Skier In The Family

It’s that time of year again. While most of us are thinking about face shots and secret stashes, there is the matter of doing a little Christmas shopping. Deciding what to get someone for Christmas is difficult. Thankfully, if your … Continue reading

Day in the Life of a Heliskier

7:00 A.M. Wake to the sound of the alarm on your phone. Realize that you don’t have to go to work, instead it’s time to get ready for another day of heliskiing. Hit snooze. Roll over for a few extra … Continue reading

The History of Last Frontier Heliskiing

2015 marked the 20th anniversary of operations for Last Frontier Heliskiing. 20 years of adventures, growth, smiles and improvements have made them one of the premier heli-ski ops in the world – boasting smaller groups (groups of 5 for 2015/2016 … Continue reading

Our Lodge to Lodge Heliski Safari

In a recent post, I discussed one of the more difficult choices when booking a trip with Last Frontier Heliskiing. Should I book my week at Bell 2 Lodge or Ripley Creek? It’s a tough choice, almost like choosing between … Continue reading

Why Last Frontier Heliskiing?

With so many great heliski destinations in British Columbia (more than anywhere else in the world, in fact), picking an operator for your next heliskiing vacation can feel like choosing your favourite ice cream flavour. They’re all pretty good, but … Continue reading

How to stay active outside in the winter

December is here, bringing with it cold temps, winter conditions and the season of Hot Toddy’s and spiked Egg Nog. But even though the weather can be frightful at times during this magical time of year, there is still plenty … Continue reading

Bell 2 Lodge vs. Ripley Creek

Making the choice to book a heliski trip is a big decision. First, you have to choose an operator. But if you decide to come to Last Frontier Heliskiing, we offer another choice: Should I book my trip to Bell 2 Lodge or Ripley Creek? … Continue reading