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With a 50+ year history of summer experiences in Western Canada, we have a lot of stories to tell. Find inspiration for your next article here, and if you want to learn more about CMH, require digital assets, or would like to arrange an interview, email us.
Romancing the High Alpine - A Bugaboos Love Story | TOQUE & CANOE
I look across to my husband of nearly 25 years and realize that we’re both sporting big, silly grins on our faces. We’re tucked into a helicopter, day packs on our laps, and we’re swooping upwards into the high alpine of Western Canada’s Columbia Mountains.
What No One Tells You About Climbing the Conrad Glacier Via Ferrata | CMH STORIES
My mind is reeling, but my body is tired. What are the words to use to put the massive expanse of a glacier into perspective? How it felt to climb next to the towering spires of ice. The coursing rush of adrenaline. My arms drained but my grip strong as we inched across wire burma bridges over powerful rivers of glacial water, making our way...
Here’s How To Explore British Columbia’s Wilderness With Zero Outdoor Skills | MATADOR NETWORK
IF YOU HAVE NO climbing or trekking experience, it’s hard to imagine spending days exploring the beautiful but difficult mountainous terrain of British Columbia without ending up injured and lost, or worse - looking like a fool. To save you from a certain death and a great deal of embarrassment...
The Birth of Heli-Hiking: Part 1 | CMH STORIES
Interested in heli-hiking but not sure what to expect? Preparing for the trip of a lifetime can be a little daunting. But rest assured that summer trips at CMH are crafted in a way that ensures you have a memorable experience, for all the right reasons.Here are a few things you need to know before coming.
Heli-Running in B.C.’s Spectacular Backcountry | CANADIAN RUNNING
There was no trail in sight, only a slight indent in rock formed by grazing goats and other animals. As a single-line group we ran at a manageable pace while our guide Emily led the way and James followed us at the rear. We ran whenever we could and power hiked when the terrain was too steep or uneven...
The Hills Are Alive: Heli-Hiking on the Scenic Cariboo Mountains | ZOOMER
John Mellis barely hops out of the helicopter when he unleashes a loud yodel. The falsetto tones bounce off the roaring rotor blades and, carried by the wind, skip heather and moss campion, sedimentary boulder and snow patch before fading somewhere above the white-blue realm of the Zillmer Glacier.
How Heli-Hiking in B.C. Gets You Closer to Breathtaking Mountains, Glaciers and Exquisite Silence | THE GLOBE AND MAIL
The best holidays send you home with a moment – that instant you felt at utter peace or you discovered a hidden strength. Last summer I found a vacation that offered a lot more of those moments: hiking with the help of a helicopter in the icefields of the British Columbia interior.