You know your at snowboard friendly heliskiing operation when they hand you a sticker like this…
Only a couple hour drive from Calgary is a Heliskiing operation who embraces snowboarding clients with open arms – Purcell Heliskiing. This heli-boarding operation is by a family who has a long history in the industry dating back from heliskiing’s inception in Canada.
The terrain is fantastic and our crew got a mix bag of cut blocks, alpine, tree riding, bumps, and pillow lines.
I think I just had the pillow line of my life… I am so stoked! We better call to see if Sleep country wants all their pillows back – Mikel Witlox
Mikel’s view of Purcell Heliskiing’ s terrain can be seen on his instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/mikelwitlox/
Mikel Witlox our team rider at Heliboarding Canada is as keen to drop whatever we can throw at him – and with this little pillow section that could be viewed over lunch at their mountain side cabin – Mikel was stoked x 10.
When you get an opportunity to get only a glimpse of the vast terrain at Purcell, the one thing is a certainty. Your gonna leave satisfied but come home wanting to see and experience more. – Heliboarding Canada
Commit Snow and Skates owner Adam Laurin gave the goods a once over test as well.
Scotty, this place is like ordering a big stack of pancakes and bacon at greasy spoon diner the morning after a hangover. Its got everything you crave man.. seriously- Adam Laurin
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Heliboarding culture always intersects with skiing culture – especially heliskiing. Our guide Jeff ski’s and snowboards and on our second day of guides us on a snowboard.
This to us is just a demonstration of balance that we felt with the family at Purcell they pay homage to their roots and are innovating to the future across both generations.
See our upcoming interviews with Jeff on Powder Guides
Stay tuned as we start pulling together footage from Purcell and we share with you more from Canada’s #HeliboardingHeaven (follow our images with that hashtag)
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