heli-skiing

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heli-skiing

n
(Skiing) skiing in which skiers are transported by helicopter to remote slopes
ˈheli-ˌskier n
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The company is a group of 13 year-round destinations, including the world's largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes.
"Clear sky, loads of pow, some steep runs, some longer, and an amazing Vietnam-style flight down the canyon on the way back," enthuses Adrien Barthel from Singapore, who had the chance to ski down the slopes using the heli-ski service.
Hawes says, "We partner with several heli-ski operators including Chugach Powder Guides and Silverton Mountain Guides for backcountry skiing access.
A heli-ski team comprising 38 foreigners from 12 different countries visited Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate at GHQ Rawalpindi.
For a splurge, Whistler Blackcomb has its own daily heli-ski operation, which can take up to 90 people out into a wilderness 50 times bigger than the ski resort itself.
The Alpine Adventure Retreat is limited to 10 guests at a time, ensuring two small heli-ski groups for more time on the snow and more vertical meters.
The heli-ski area is quite compact so you could be there at that height in around 10 minutes, believe it or not!
Lanphere was the co-founder of both Backcountry TV and the Stowe Mountain Film Festival in Vermont, and was trained as a heli-ski guide with Alaska Heliskiing, Alaska, ESPN reports.
diehards, with plenty of big mountain heli-ski powder footage, freestyle tricks shot in mind-blowing HD video, and a moving tribute to the Army's legendary 10th Mountain Division ski troops.
The avalanche occurred when a licensed heli-ski operator had a group of 10 skiers and two guides descending a run in the park's Cariboo Mountain range.
A BRITISH snowboarder was killed after falling into a crevasse during a highaltitude "heli-ski" in the Alps, police said last night.