14 Day Powder Forecast – Mount Baker Tops 105 Inch Mid-Mountain Base!

We issued our first EPIC ALERT of the year last week for the Northwest where Mount Baker can now boast the highest mid mountain base at 105 inches! Stevens Pass had locals in in a powder frenzy where on Saturday they reported 39 inches of blower in 24 hours. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort had locals camping out in the tram line Friday Night (I counted 7 …

Epic Alert: Northwest – Powder Alert: Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming, Utah and COLORADO!

  Get jumping, chasing, and celebrating as truly the first super cold winter storm is now impacting the Cascades with snotel data showing 17 inches of fresh powder at Mount Baker since 7AM and still dumping.  Resorts to the South such asStevens, Crystal and Alpental started to see snow at 3PM and will see 4-9 tonight and more on Friday. Baker should see the highest …

Gear Guide: Powder Surfer Edition

I’m compiling a Gear Guide which will include Snowskates, Powderskates, Accessories, and Powder Surfers. Originally, it was going to be one post. But there is too much good stuff! So, I’m breaking the guide up into 4 posts. First up is Powder Surfers! Enjoy!  From Grassroots Powdersurfing: The Powder Skate. If you are in to …

HELISKI.com Gear Interview: Mammut – Gear for the Most Extreme Gipfelgrat

1.  So what’s the story with your wooly mammoth logo?   In 1943, The Mammut brand is introduced to sell Mammut ropes.  The Mammut was chosen to symbolize power and strength.   2.  Which heli operators use your gear? Chugach Powder Guides Valdez Heli Ski Guides Tordrillo Mountain Lodge (CPG) Canadian Mountain Holidays Bella Coola …

Coast Range Heliski Series: Don’t Go Postal, Go Coastal – Northern Escape Heli-Skiing says “It’s Deeper Up Here”

The evolution of heliskiing continues.  Smaller operators are offering alternatives to CMH and Mike Wiegele Heli-Skiing.  This series will give a brief summary of the operators in the Coast Range of British Columbia Canada. The Coast Range of British Columbia is home to some of the heliski industry innovators including Northern Escape Heliskiing..  Coastal weather …

Winter, there you are! – A Chanel N°5 Parody

Winter is incredible and Brad Pitt is confusing. But hey, at least he smells good. LIKE and SHARE this video if you love winter and broody, nonsensical rambling.   The original CHANEL no. 5 commercial: 

Keep Heliskiing with Regenerative Knee Therapy using Stem Cells

Like many heliskiers, we’re always looking out for the best therapy for knees that have seen a few too many bumps, needles or scalpels.   I am not a doctor, although I heliski with them.  So, please do not consider any of the following to be medical advice.  Dr. Chris Centeno is pioneering the use of …

Powder Update: Heavy Dumps Across the Northwest, Northern Idaho & Wyoming from Sunday PM to Monday AM

POWDERCHASERS is on the full chase currently at the Teton Springs Lodge in Victor Idaho (1/2 way between Jackson and Grand Targhee) (Tell them Powderchasers sent you for a killer discount).   6-8 inches of fresh POW fell for opening lifts today at Targhee and new terrain openings put them at nearly 100%. Light snow fell over the Wasatch, Rain over Lake …

Powder Alert: November Closes Out with High Elevation Snow in the West

UPDATE:  We have the moisture slamming the West Coast this week, however a lack of cold air is keeping snow levels above base areas (4500 to 5,000 feet) in the Northwest.   4-7 inches of base building will take place every 24 hours at upper elevations of most NW resorts through Saturday. FINALLY cold air drops the snow level in the Northwest …

Park City Mountain Resort v. Talisker Continues

Wow. Way to drop a bomb and run. For nearly six months, we’ve laid in wait wondering what the future might look like for Park City Mountain Resort. If you weren’t paying attention last week you might have missed the next big step in their struggle with Talisker Land Holdings, the parent company of Canyons Resort. That’s …

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