Canada: British Columbia
Ride the pioneering lines that have shaped heli-skiing since the sixties and carve your very own patterns into this unique landscape.
At CMH, we go beyond industry standard and offer additional precautions to ensure guest safety:
- Equipment – Each guest is supplied with a Mammut Barryvox Pulse transceiver, personal radio, and small backpack equipped with a shovel and probe.
- Guides – Our guides have an average of 14 years experience. Each group has a certified guide (ACMG/IFMGA) that leads the group.
- Avalanche Floatation Device – Interested guests may rent a Mammut Avalanche Floatation Device (AFD) at the time of booking.
CMH has developed a comprehensive snow and avalanche risk management system. This system includes:
- Procedures for collecting weather and snow information
- Snowpack structure evaluation
- Assessing avalanche hazards in the terrain
- Determining an appropriate skiing program tailored to on-the-ground conditions.
- Each area has a Snow Safety Guide operating separately from the skiing program who makes additional observations to facilitate informed decisions by the guiding team.
- Daily conference calls relay information to the Canadian Avalanche Association.
The CMH Guiding Team
Guiding is serious business.
Our team of highly experienced guides are passionate about the wilderness and sharing it with others in a safe, supportive environment. That’s why our 100+ member team represents over 1400 years of guiding experience. Each guide has completed an 8-year certification process with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG) or the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA).
Our guides are trained in:
• Avalanche hazard evaluation & management
• Weather analysis
• Emergency first aid
In addition to their certified expertise, our guides have diverse backgrounds and engaging personalities with a contagious sense of adventure. They are eager to share your excitement and show you a great time!