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Heli Skiing

Heavenly Heli-skiing in British Columbia

Mark Sissons | Posted 11.29.2014 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Half a century after helicopters first transported daredevil recreational skiers high into the mountains of British Columbia, heli-skiing is still the ultimate alpine rush for many.

Top 10 Extreme Skiing Spots

Cheapflights | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel

For some, performances at the Olympics are great to marvel at from the couch while; for others, they are motivation to take on a challenge and step outside the comfort zone. If you fall into the latter camp, this list is for you.

Heli-Ski Guide Killed In Alaska Avalanche

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 13 (Reuters) - A back country ski guide from Colorado was killed on Tuesday in an avalanche ...

PHOTOS: Powder To The People

Mark Sissons | Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

I'm awkwardly carving drunken S-shapes in the silken snow, tumbling into waist-deep, feather-light powder.

PHOTOS: Heli-Skiing Alaska's Backcountry

Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel

Vice president of operations for EpicQuest and Chugach Powder Guides, Chris Owens, has written this original dispatch for HuffPost Travel. It seems...

Heli-Skier Killed Near Telluride After Falling Into Creek, Getting Helmet Stuck Between Rocks Underwater

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TELLURIDE, Colo. — A California woman died in a Colorado heli-skiing accident after she fell into a creek and apparently drowned when her helmet...