Recently Robb Report spent some time putting in days of 30,000 vertical feet at Mica. Check out the article they put together, stating Mica one of the best heliskiing guides in North America. Center of the ski universe...
Discovery Channel recently rated the worlds top 7 heli operations and Mica made it in at number four. The only British Columbia operater listed too boot. For the ultimate list of heliskiing deep powder check out the article here.
Island Lake Catskiing, Mica Heliskiing and The North Face have formed a partnership. All Island Lake and Mica staff will be setup in North Face uniforms. “We are stoked to be working with a great company like The North Face - they understand our mountain culture and are willing to go the extra mile to meet our needs” said Mica Heliskiing Marketing Director - Darryn Shewchuk.
October is here, and with it, more luxury mountain resorts are starting their 2010-2011 operations. Right now it's mostly restricted to resorts with glaciers, but as time moves on more will be opening their doors. Most of them need to run the snow makers as well, and are only opening for the weekend. Nevertheless, it's a start. All this action makes us antsy with anticipation here in Revelstoke, British Columbia.
Revelstoke, British Columbia is a fair-sized ski town set on the picturesque slopes of the Canadian Rockies. Once the snow starts falling, visitors from all around the world descend on Revelstoke for the amazing heliskiing opportunities here. But when the snow isn't falling, there is still plenty to do. Fishing is one of the more popular diversions during the summer time. It is popular because of all the different opportunities to fish for your favorite species. Fly-fishing creates for numerous chances to visit remote mountain lakes.
Revelstoke, British Columbia is a very unique town. There are quite a number of different things to do here, no matter the season. While people might dismiss it at first glance as just another small B.C. ski town, they would certainly be foolish to do so. During the summer there is plenty of great hiking and mountain biking, as well as fishing, golf and whitewater rafting. There are also numerous heritage and cultural sites to explore in the area too.
Revelstoke, British Columbia is a mountain paradise year round. In the winter, there is skiing and snowboarding, whereas in the summer, there is mountain biking and hiking. While there are plenty of awesome trails and parks to explore on your own over the summer months, one of the best ways to explore is in the company of fellow cyclists. For that purpose, every Thursday night, Revelstoke plays host to Pedal & Pint. This fun-filled evening starts at 6PM at the Community Centre. After two hours of sweet trail riding, the event heads over to the River City Pub for drinks and merriment.
One of the key metrics by which to judge a heliskiing operation is the amount of vertical available to ski on the average day. Any operator will give you a nice number that probably doesn't mean much as your sit at home planning your trip, but if you're going to pay all the money to go heliskiing why be restricted? At Mica Heli Guides you don't have to worry. First off, they offer tours of small groups only. With so few people sharing the helicopter, the only on who will be waiting is the pilot at the bottom of the mountain.