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Heli Skiing in the Heart of The Chugach Range With VHSG

Heli Skiing in the Heart of The Chugach Range With VHSG

(Heli.life) Valdez Heli Ski Guides (VHSG) has been flying, scouting, and skiing Alaska’s Chugach Range for over 30 years. Originally founded by extreme-skiing legend, Doug Coombs, this Valdez-based operator traces its roots back to the very beginning of heli-skiing in...

5 amazing ski slopes worth the schlep

5 amazing ski slopes worth the schlep

  (New York Post) — With the holidays now over, we gleefully enter into that sweet spot of the winter season when the rush of vacationers subsides; prices lower and pistes become less crowded. For those with a ski trip on the brain — whether that means playing...

10 Best Places to Go Heli-Skiing in North America

10 Best Places to Go Heli-Skiing in North America

    (MoneyCrashers.com) — Heli-skiing sure ain’t cheap, but it’s a heck of a rush. To get the best powder, the most pristine runs, and the possibility of the first descent down a drop, you can’t beat heli-skiing. Heli-skiing involves taking a helicopter that...

History of the Tsaina Lodge

History of the Tsaina Lodge

In the late 1980s, Alaskan bush pilot Chuck McMahan was driving on the Richardson Highway heading to Valdez when, surrounded by all these snow-covered mountains, he started to think he could land on the top of them and allow skiers to ride them down. In spring 1987, a...

World’s best 12 places for heli-skiing

World’s best 12 places for heli-skiing

    (CNN) — Whop, whop, whop. The thump of the rotors fades as the helicopter lifts away. Silence, just for a moment - a chance to drink in the pristine peaks. Then the rush of excited chatter as skis or snowboard are clicked on and the group turns to listen...

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