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Reasons to be excited Ski Sunday is back

Reasons to be excited Ski Sunday is back

  If you’re anything like us, you’re buzzing that BBC’s Ski Sunday is back on our screens. Winter sports, nail-biting moments and, of course, Graham Bell. It doesn’t get much better than this! In case you’ve been living under a rock, Ski Sunday is a skiing and snowboarding show broadcasted from the Alps – aired on a Sunday. Who’d have guessed? To celebrate the return of the show, we thought we’d fan girl a little and share our reasons to

Wanna Fly & Ski? Just Heli Ski!

Heli Skiing Basics Heli-skiing is off-trail, downhill skiing or snowboarding that is accessed by a helicopter, as opposed to a ski lift. It began in the late 50s or early 60s in Alaska: the skiers board the helicopter and are lifted off and carried to a landing zone on the mountain. The guide or helicopter crew members load the skis and poles into an exterior basket. Helicopters land at the top of runs; skiers do not jump from the helicopter.