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Graham Bell's Legends of Snow Sports - Mike WiegeleTelegraph UK, February 2016 - " And everyone who goes heliskiing with him can be sure that each day still starts with his legendary shout of "Lets go Skiing!"...
Helicopter ParentingSki Canada, December 2015 - "I thought my 19-year-old daughter Heather would be out of place in the helicopter, but those attentive types in customer service at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing teamed her up..."
Wiegele's WorldForecast 1.2, November 2015 - "At 77 years old, Mike Wiegele's excitement for skiing is that of any first-time heli skier."
Playing in PowderSki Canada, Winter 2014 - "The guides at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing know a thing or two about choosing a great ski for the deep."
Heli Happy 21st Baby Snow Action, Winter 2014 - "I started researching and quickly came across Mike Wiegele’s operation – ‘unlimited vertical’ and ‘1.2 million acres’ got my attention – that’s one hell of a lease area! Ski Canada Powder Ski Test 2013 Ski Canada, Winter 2013 - "This year's crop of fat boys was put to work by the guides at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing..."
SnowgasmicThe Globe and Mail, January 2013 - "We hover on top of pillows of powder, bounce over windblown piles and create such a huge wake we find ourselves gliding happily through the so-called white room."
Hudec Experiences Post Season Powder With MWHSAlpine Canada, April 2012 - "It was amazing," said Hudec who won a World Cup downhill in Chamonix, France, on February 4th..."
The Deep Blue Ski The Age, February 2012 - "Linton Bensser experiences a perfect day on virgin snow in British Columbia..."
Mike Wiegeles Heliskiing Snowboarder, January 2012 - "Mike Wiegele's or Wiegele World as it is known up here in Canada, is a legendary operation that is booked solid for the next twenty years..."
Powder Ski Test 2012Ski Canada, December 2011 - "Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing provided the perfect snow, terrain and guides to evaluate this season's crop of wide boys..."
A Gopro, Jake Burton & Me in Paradise Snowboard, December 2011 - "You'd never guess that shooting pow turn could be so difficult. I guess it's trying to come up with something fresh and different from years past to fill the massive opening spread of the Burton catalog..."
Powder PlungeJetgala, November 2011 - "Days out with Wiegele are full-on experiences in alpine adventure ... Wiegele takes safety as a serious priority..."
Ski Hero Blade RunnerSki & Board Magazine, January 2011 - "...then after lunch, Wiegele took us down what could easily have been the run of the week. I suspect the Austrian-born heliski guru had been craftily keeping Cache Run up his sleeve (2,200 vertical feet of perfect powder)..."
Helicopter Skiing - CheckSun Peaks Spin News, Jan. 2011 - "Heli-skiing was once thought to be a sport reserved for the super fit, expert skier and the uber-wealthy Ferrari crowd, but times, as they say, have certainly changed..."
I Want to Try Heli-skiing But I Am Nervous - Any Advice?Globe and Mail, Jan. 2011 - "First Timers need to be able to ski at an intermediate level and be comfortable with backcountry terrain..."
Fun On FatsSki Canada, Fall 2010 = " Ski Canada asked the guides at Mike Wiegele's to put 19 powder skis to the test..."
The Bucket ListS-Media, January 2011 - " The High-Life at Wiegele's ... this is a serious trip for serious skiers..."
Dream Big and DeepSki Canada, Fall 2010 - "Something that a few potential powderhounds seem to know about or take advantage of is the fact that all guides at Wiegele's must have a minimum CSIA Level III instructor's ticket and many are at IV, the highest level."
Blue River Hosts First Backcountry Course For YouthRocky Mountain Goat, September 15, 2010 - "Endorsing youth programs is something Mike Wiegele says is essential in small communities. His company hosts several youth camps throughout the year..."
Rotor Beat - Celebrating 40 Years of PowderVertical, June/July, 2010 - "Today, Wiegele continues to develop his business in Blue River, with an emphasis on safety and reliability. "I'm excited to see what the future will bring", he said. The future belongs to those that dare to dream.""
Endeavors Johnny Lyall Launches OlympicsTransworld Snowboard, February 13, 2010 - "...world saw a snowboarder open the celebrations for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games...epic footage taken at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing...
Skiing on the Clouds
Snowbum Blog, January 23, 2010 - "More trees, logs and other natural obstacles that are always reminding you that you are backcountry skiing, and where every track is fresh...After our last run, I had a smile on my face and was absolutely sure that I must experience this sensation again"
Transceiver TestSki Canada Fall 2009 - "The Canadian Ski Patrol and Canadian Ski Guide Association compare the new three-antenna avalanche beacons with existing technology.' By Bob Sayer, Lead Guide-Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing & President-Canadian Ski Guide Association
Dynasty-Behind The Scenes of Warren Miller's 60th FilmWarren Miller's Snoworld 2009 - "Photo Gallery. Cody Barnhill at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing, BC.
Fit and FatSki Canada, Travel Guide 2010 - "The guides at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing tested the best of this year's powder ski lineup."
Time Flies When You Are Having FunSki Canada, Fall 2009 - "Okay, so the contour lines on Mike Wiegele's tan suggest he's already reached that 40 milestone, but it's hard to believe he's been taking clients heli-skiing for 40 years"
Heaven by HeliCurrents, Feb/Mar 2009 - "They call it a bluebird day - when fresh snow blankets the ground and the golden sun spins like a giant disco ball in the sky, beckoning a certain kind of powder hound to get down and dance with the mountain."
Fat and Fun
Ski Canada, Winter 2009 - "Indeed, two decades after Mike Wiegele worked with Atomic to develop the Powder Plus Fat Boys so that groomed slope skiers could skim instead of sink, in fresh snow, fat boys are ubiquitious."
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