If you’re the kind of person who thrives in the summertime, winter might seem a long way off right now; but if you’re the type who waits eagerly for the snow to start falling, chances are you’re already planning your winter vacation. Each year when winter rolls around, people around the world don their warmest coats, hats, pants, and gloves in preparation for their favorite winter sports. You have undoubtedly heard of skiing, one of the most popular winter sports in North America. But if you've ever skied before, you know how tedious it can be having to trek back up the hill from whence you just came over and over again. Even taking a ski lift back up a slope requires patience and repetition. Heli skiing trips to BC eliminate the hassle of regular downhill or cross country skiing and replaces it with a unique, exhilarating experience. As you may have deduced, the "heli" part of heli skiing stands for helicopter. The skier is taken high up in the helicopter far beyond where there are any signs of tracks to fresh, unused snow. Here, the skier can enjoy the slopes all to themselves while enjoying the crisp air and the stunning views.
Although a solo trip up the slopes is plenty enjoyable, a small group trip guarantees an unforgettable adventure. Sharing a trip with a few of your closest friends or family members can enhance the enjoyment even more. Take pictures, record videos, and savor the moment with your loved ones for a timeless experience you can reminisce over for years to come. Sound appealing yet? Before you book your trip too hastily, make sure you're going somewhere that will offer you the best time. There are various spots around the world where you can try out this sport, but by far the most popular place to enjoy the phenomenon is the heli skiing capital of the world, the Canadian province of British Columbia. Here, when you book with a company like Bella Coola Heli Skiing, you'll find scenic landscapes unlike any you've ever seen: crisp, scintillating blankets of snow; thickets of deciduous trees; and breathtaking views will greet you upon your arrival.
In order to ensure the safety of each skier, it is recommended to adhere to a small group policy. A small group heli skiing trip typically contains no more than four people. This is so that whatever guide is assigned to your group can keep tabs on everyone with ease, and you can all enjoy your trip with peace of mind knowing that you've optimized your own safety level. Keep in mind that you should be at least at an intermediate skill level, as should the others in your party.
Now that you're informed about this exciting new sport, it's up to you to decide whether it sounds right for you. If you decide to go, look forward to possibly one of the best times of your life. Feel like ruler of the mountain as you glide down crested hills of iridescent snow and indulge in the rush of adrenaline that accompanies it.
Looking For A Thrill This Winter? Try Heli Skiing! Reviewed by The Backpack Man on 3:33:00 PM Rating: