First Gay Heli Ski Week Launched by Canadian Mountain Holidays

In early September 2008, adventure travel company, Canadian Mountain Holiday launched the first-ever Gay Heli-Ski Week.  The first-ever Gay Heli-Ski Week will take place in the spring of April 11-18, 2009 in the remote Selkirks range of the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia, on Canada’s west coast.

Heli Skiing & Heli Hiking with Canadian Mountain Holidays

Go Heli Skiing with Canadian Mountain Holidays Canadian Mountain Holidays was the first company to introduce Heli-Skiing to the world and it began over half a century ago in 1965.  Not only does CMH offer Heli-Skiing, but they also offer Heli Hiking in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper during the summer.  They’re also noted for offering one of the Most Expensive Ski Packages in the world.

So what’s so great about Heli-Skiing?  Heli-skiing offers off-trail downhill skiing accessible only by helicopter, rather than typical ski resort lifts. Skiers are dropped from a to various alpine locations and terrain – giving skiers a different and more adventurous experience of skiing inaccessible otherwise.

Gay Heli Ski Week with Canadian Mountain Holidays

For seven days, 34 gay and lesbian skiers and snowboarders from around the world will converge on the Gothics for skiing and boarding in some of the world’s most pristine powder and a guarantee of 100,000 vertical feet.

After exhilarating days on the slopes, guests return to the Gothics Lodge, where they’ll have exclusive use of this picturesque lodge, dinner with new friends and time to unwind with a soak in the outdoor hot tub or a drink by the fireplace. And come Friday night, another CMH first — a Long Johns & Lingerie theme party!
The cost per person is $5,500 CAD, based on double occupancy and exclusive of GST.

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