13-Dec-2011 Source: Mike Wiegele
Already boasting a 2 meter snow base,Â Mike Wiegele Helicopter SkiingÂ announces the opening of their 42nd heli ski and snowboard season this past weekend.
â€œNothing compares to the experience of heli skiing and boarding in Blue River,â€ says Mike Wiegele, â€œit is unmatched anywhere in the world. From our amazing and massive ski terrain, unparalleled service, abundant amenities to our fine dining experience, Blue River is the ultimate powder destinationâ€.
For the past 42 years, Blue River has been a postcard winter wonderland and a skier/boarderâ€™s dream. WithÂ 1.7 metersÂ of champagne powder in the trees and over 2 meters already in the alpine, the helis are flying and there is nothing but face shot conditions to start the season. The companyâ€™s professional guides spent the past 10 days training in these incredible conditions while the rest of the staff prepared the first-class resort for opening day.
â€œWiegele Worldâ€ is located in beautiful Blue River, BC Canada in one of the worldâ€™s most productive snow belts. Nestled in the heart of the Cariboo and Monashee mountain ranges, spanning over 1.2 million acres of terrain and encompassing over 1,000 peaks and runs, Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing offers unequaled tree and alpine skiing.
Accommodating skiers of all abilities, the company has a variety of packages including introductory Snowcat packages to Elite packages for the experienced heli skier/boarder. As the pioneers of unlimited vertical, Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiingâ€™s signature Deluxe and Elite skiing packages provide guests the luxury of skiing/boarding as much as possible each day at no additional charge.
New for the 2011/12 season, the company is also pleased to announce theÂ Super Elite programÂ and the enhancement of their Deluxe program to accommodate fewer guests per group. Also on the roster for the season is theirÂ Family Holiday PackageÂ where kids Cat ski for free, an industry and Spring Fling Week, and a new heli prep partnership program with Coloradoâ€™sÂ Vail Mountain.
For more information or to make reservations, please call 1 800 661 9170 (toll-free) or 250 673 8381 (direct).
In the words of Mike Wiegele, â€œLetâ€™s go skiing!â€
About Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing:
Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing lies in the heart of the magnificent Cariboo and Monashee Mountains and is one of the worldâ€™s most productive regions for high quality, reliable powder snow. With more than 1.2 million acres and over 1,000 peaks, Mike Wiegeleâ€™s ski terrain offers world class skiing and boarding and hosts a variety of summer activities. Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing was founded in 1970 by Mike Wiegele.