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December 2016 News

December 22, 2016 Last Frontier Heliskiing

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NEW: PRE-SEASON SETUP

Guide Training Recap

From Dec 10 until Dec 16, 19 guides, 5 pilots and 4 engineers, 6 chefs, and a whole host of support staff participated in our annual pre-season training. It an important time where skills are refreshed and new techniques are practiced. The guiding team spent a few days in the mountains to assess snow conditions and staged several mock rescue scenarios. As we have dropped from groups of five to four, we have some fresh faces on the team, as well as a full roster of lead guides that have been with us for a long time.

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NEW: CONDITIONS UPDATE

December Snow Conditions

Saturday December 17th was our big day. A group of guests from Belgium flew into the mountains to claim the first tracks of the season. After an Arctic outflow for the two previous weeks put us in the deep-freeze (-28’C), it was followed by 100cm of storm snow in the past five days and average temps of -5 to -10’C. The new snow has made for some awesome early season heli skiing. Our base is shaping up really nicely with 150cm at 1,000m in elevation and 230cm at 1,500m. In short – we are stoked.

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