Yearly Archives: 2017

Week 1 & 2 Heliskiing Report

December has always been one of the best months to ski in Northern BC. At Last Frontier Heliskiing, we usually have a good month. November and early December tend to produce a lot of snow and by the time we’re … Continue reading

Last Frontier Heliskiing Guide’s Training

It’s a pretty magical time of the year. The holidays are upon us and the first group of guests for the 2017-18 Last Frontier Heliskiing season are hooting and hollering their way through our first week of operations. A lot … Continue reading

A Typical Day At Last Frontier Heliskiing

We welcomed first guests of the season on December 15th and our staff is hard at work fine tuning the day to day activities to keep everything running smoothly. So what can you expect as a guest at Last Frontier Heliskiing? … Continue reading

Should New Skis Be Tuned?

New ski day. Is there anything better? I love buying new skis. I love bringing them home that first evening and setting them in the living room, in plain view, so I can gaze at them, letting visions of deep snow … Continue reading

November 2017 Heliski News

THE BACKGROUNDER SERIES Episode 3: Terrain One of the many advantages of having the largest single heliski area in the world is that we’ve got an incredible mix of terrain. Spanning over two mountain ranges, our area encompasses everything from … Continue reading

The Skier’s Gift Guide

It’s that magical time of the year and no, I don’t mean Christmas, although we can make that part of the celebration, too. It’s ski season, folks! Resorts are opening across the world and skiers of all ages and abilities … Continue reading

Last Frontier Heliskiing: The Terrain

People often ask us what our terrain is like. The simple answer to that is endless. Last Frontier Heliskiing is tucked deep into the Coast and Skeena Mountains of Northern British Columbia. In this vast wilderness of glaciers, alpine peaks, old … Continue reading

When to visit Last Frontier Heliskiing?

When should I come heliskiing? This is probably the most frequently asked questions for every heliski company in the world. At Last Frontier Heliskiing we run from mid December (this year we open December 15th) right through the third week of … Continue reading

The Advantages of a Road Through our Heliski Area

We often get asked why we chose to open a heliski operation in the remote reaches of Northern BC. In fact, we’ve written a whole post on it here. In that post, we explain what went into choosing our current … Continue reading

FAQ – Seasoned Heliskiers

We get lots of questions from both new and old clients alike. Last week, we ran a post about some of the common questions we get from folks who have never been heliskiing before. This week, we’ve decided to answer … Continue reading

October 2017 Heli Skiing News

THE BACKGROUNDER SERIES Episode 2: Lodging Whether you prefer to cozy up next to a fire in one of our Log Chalet’s at Bell 2 Lodge or explore the rustic mining town of Stewart from our Ripley Creek location, both … Continue reading

FAQ – First Time Heliskiers

Is this your first time heliskiing? If it is, we’re pretty sure you’ve got lots of questions. Now, we do have a FAQ page on our website, but we thought it might be prudent to write a bit of a … Continue reading

A Mecca for Tree Skiing

Heliskiing terrain differs from operation to operation. Some operators have mainly high alpine skiing, some offer tree skiing and some offer a little bit of both. Last Frontier Heliskiing, boasting the largest single heliski area on the planet, offers a … Continue reading

The Importance of Getting Fit for Heliskiing

Fitness is a huge part, of well, everything, really. Staying active has been proven to increase longevity, decrease stress, and generally make people happier and healthier. When it comes to sport, fitness is even more important. Being fit and strong … Continue reading

The Anticipation of Winter

It’s the waiting that’s difficult. Even now, so many years into my skiing life, every fall, that deep seated addiction to snow rumbles to life. It used to be a permanent thing, that rumble, that anticipation of winter, but age, … Continue reading