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Selkirk Tangiers Celebrates 35 Years of Heli Skiing

October 06 2011

Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing is excited to enter into its 35th season, skiing and boarding in the Selkirk and Monashee mountains in half-a-million acres of exclusive terrain!  With record snowfall in Revelstoke last winter and the promise of La Nina’s return, the Selkirk Tangiers team anxiously awaits season start on December 8, 2011.  Selkirk Tangiers launches into its 35th season with an intensive glading project, exciting new products, return of a new loyalty program, and a massive giveaway contest (details coming soon)! 

Enhancements in 500,000 acres of incredible, exclusive terrain!

Preparation for the season began this summer with three weeks of glading focused on opening new terrain and enhancing existing runs such as the already spectacular, Goldmine and Paradisio, which doubled in vertical from 600 to 1200 metres due to glading.  In addition, new landing and pick up zones were developed throughout the tenure.

The STHS glading crew

Summer 2011 - The STHS Glading Crew gives a thumbs up while working hard in the 500,000 acres of STHS tenure!

New Season, New Products !

Exciting new products are available this season to Selkirk Tangiers guests, including Advanced Day Heli, Women’s Retreat, Steeps Camp, Lift and Heli Combo, and No Frills Heli Skiing. These new products were developed as a result of customer feedback and offer guests more options and flexibility for their heli skiing vacations.   The Advanced Day Heli was introduced to allow experienced skiers and snowboarders instant access to a big day of heli skiing while the multi-day Women’s Retreat offers the ultimate girl trip for women with like mind-sets and a passion for skiing, and includes all the pampering such as spa treatments, cocktails, specially-made pink Selkirk Tangiers t-shirts, and a donation made in the honour of each participant to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.  

Be a Powder Performer

Returning this year after its launch last winter, the client loyalty program - Powder Performers rewards returning guests for specific vertical accomplishments with Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing,  For achieving these goals, guests are awarded unique gifts such as custom graphic skis and gorgeous hand-crafted belt buckles.  The Powder Performers vertical metre goals start at 100,000 and go up to 1,000,000 vertical metres and have been named after some of the most spectacular runs that will be remembered by those who have skied with Selkirk Tangiers.