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Mammut Ambassador’s Guide School Experience

We had an incredible group for our 2016 mechanized guide school this past spring. Not only did we all increase our knowledge and skills of guiding in some of the best terrain in the world, we made great friends along the way. Please take a look at Steve Charest's account over on the Mammut website: [...]

By | 2016-05-17T13:38:39+00:00 May 17th, 2016|News & Events|1 Comment

HSUS releases its Heli-Skiing Operating and Safety Guidelines (HSOG)

In an effort to increase the commitment to safety among all helicopter-skiing operators in the United States, Heli-Ski US Association, Inc. (HSUS) has made the decision to share its standardized safety and operating guidelines with land managers, government agencies, insurance companies, helicopter companies and prospective member heli-ski operations. Over the last 15 years, HSUS has [...]

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:40+00:00 January 31st, 2014|News & Events|Comments Off on HSUS releases its Heli-Skiing Operating and Safety Guidelines (HSOG)

New Website in Progress

We are underway on the development of a new website to better represent the association.  The new site is now up and will be receiving updates to the content and overall look throughout the weeks ahead.  We hope that you enjoy the new site and look forward to integrating new features for all of our [...]

By | 2015-09-01T03:54:31+00:00 January 28th, 2014|News & Events|Comments Off on New Website in Progress

HSUS Annual Meeting

We have just come from our annual operators meeting in Park City, Utah where members elected a new President for the association. Kevin Quinn, Owner of Points North Heli-Adventures will assume the role for at least the next to years. Joe Shults from Telluride Heli Tracks remains on board as the Vice President and Tait [...]

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:40+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Annual Meeting, News & Events|Comments Off on HSUS Annual Meeting

September 2012 Update

It is that time again as ISSW (International Snow Science Workshop) is just around the corner. HSUS will have a presence as a sponsor to the DIVA night. Many guides are starting to look for work and this is a great time to introduce yourself to an HSUS Guide member or Operator. HSUS is also [...]

By | 2015-09-01T03:54:31+00:00 August 28th, 2012|News & Events|Comments Off on September 2012 Update

Leaves are changing and snow is falling.

Fall is in full swing and snow is arriving in the high country! La Nina is back this year in full force and hopfully you are going heli skiing somewhere. All of us here at Heli Ski US hope look forward to seeing you soon. Please feel free to contact anyone of our members listed [...]

By | 2015-09-01T03:54:31+00:00 October 20th, 2011|News & Events|Comments Off on Leaves are changing and snow is falling.

Heli Ski US announces new officers.

Heli-Ski US operator members recently met at the beautiful Gunnison River Farms resort outside Delta, Colorado for the association’s annual meeting. Telluride Heli-Trax’s owner Todd Herrick hosted the gathering along with the welcoming hospitality of the resort’s staff. payday loans online no faxing same day This past winter thousands of skiers and snowboarders experienced some [...]

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:40+00:00 July 19th, 2011|News & Events|Comments Off on Heli Ski US announces new officers.

Snowing in the mountains.

It's currently snowing in the mountains of Alaska, Montana, Idaho and Washington. Winter is coming. Where are you going heli-skiing this winter? Check out one of our members listed here and be assured an experience of a lifetime!1000 payday loan guaranteed

By | 2015-09-01T03:54:31+00:00 September 29th, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on Snowing in the mountains.

Ruby Mountain Heli & National Geographic

National Geographic just did a poll of the 100 Best American Adventures and the guys at Ruby Mountains Heli got a nod. From Nat Geo... "We polled the experts to determine the country's 100 most iconic escapes. No matter what your pleasure—hiking, heli-skiing, surfing, climbing, biking, or paddling—we've got the perfect trip for you. So [...]

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:40+00:00 September 14th, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on Ruby Mountain Heli & National Geographic

Mechanized Ski Guide Courses

HSUS is currently working very hard at creating a curriculum for a Mechanized Ski Guide course. At the HSUS spring meeting in Sun Valley, HSUS members passed with a unanimous vote by all members to certify its guides with levels 1-3 depending on experiece. These guides are trained in all aspects of the Heli ski [...]

By | 2015-09-01T03:54:32+00:00 August 11th, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on Mechanized Ski Guide Courses

HSUS Meeting in Idaho – Facebook

Somewhere it is supposed to be spring but in most parts of the west it is still feeling like winter. We have just returned from our annual HSUS meeting in Sun Valley with all sorts of positive measures forth coming. Stay tuned in here as we release details. HSUS can only encourage you to make [...]

By | 2015-09-01T03:54:32+00:00 May 26th, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on HSUS Meeting in Idaho – Facebook

The 2010 Alaska Heli Ski Season

What a season in Alaska! With huge snowfalls and generally stable conditions, the 2010 season will be one to remember. Have a look at reports from Chugach Powder Guides and Points North Heli. http://www.chugachpowderguides.com/ http://www.alaskaheliski.com/blog/ Payday Loans What Are They

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:40+00:00 May 15th, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on The 2010 Alaska Heli Ski Season

Great Deals – Be Careful!

Many folks are out looking for the best deals possible to fulfill there life long dream of helicopter skiing. With the current state of the economy, HSUS can only advise you of certain scenarios to be careful of. The following link is a great article that talks about just that. Bottom line, make certain you [...]

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:40+00:00 May 6th, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on Great Deals – Be Careful!

Annual HSUS meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho

HSUS is holding its annual members meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho May 21-23. As an HSUS guide member you are encouraged to attend the meeting so that you can learn more about HSUS, give feedback and input on various topics and help our association and industry grow in a positive and professional manner. There are [...]

By | 2015-09-01T03:54:32+00:00 May 6th, 2010|Annual Meeting, News & Events|Comments Off on Annual HSUS meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho

Avalanche Airbags allowed on commercial flights

As many of you know, the airbag is a new standard in avalanche safety. Airbags are allowed to be carried onto flights however the canisters must be empty. Most helicopter skiing operations can refill your canisters for you however we advise you to check with them prior to your travel. It is not an air [...]

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:40+00:00 March 8th, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on Avalanche Airbags allowed on commercial flights

Great Utah Snowpack Link

This is a great link for Utah snowpack and weather conditions. http://www.skiutah.com/winter/snow_report/index.html what do you need to take out a cash loan

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:40+00:00 January 5th, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on Great Utah Snowpack Link

Happy New Year!

Hello and Happy New Year from Heliski US!!! We hope this finds you ready for 2010. There is a lot of information on this site and we hope that you get the opportunity to join one of our operations this year. In the event you are looking for a heli ski trip this winter we [...]

By | 2015-09-01T03:54:32+00:00 January 3rd, 2010|News & Events|Comments Off on Happy New Year!

Election of New Officers

The Heli Ski US Association recently held its annual meeting at Squaw Valley, CA on May 15-17, 2009. At this two day meeting the group of highly respected heli ski operator’s voted-in it’s Officers for the 2010 season. President – Joe Royer, Ruby Mountain Helicopter Skiing heliskius.org/overlays/up-load.html Joe and his wife Francie have pioneered heli skiing in [...]

By | 2017-05-19T16:28:41+00:00 May 18th, 2009|News & Events|Comments Off on Election of New Officers