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Fast Facts Wiegele at a glance
Founded in 1970 by Mike Wiegele
Cariboo, Monashee and Rocky Mountains
Measures 50 miles (94 km) from East to West and 129 miles (207 km) from North to South, 1,155 peaks and runs over 2,314 square miles (5,995 square kilometers), 867 named runs.
Blue River Heli Village at 2,240 feet (683m) and Albreda Lodge at 2,460 feet (749m), ski/board at 3,400 -11,600 feet (1,046 - 3,569m), average alpine landing at 8,000 feet (2,462m)
Consistent accumulations of 30 feet (10m) or more is normal.
Heli Village Resort
In Blue River, BC, on the shore of Eleanor Lake, the resort features a 22,000 square foot main lodge, 22 guest chalets and the Bavarian Estate, Administration Building/Guest Lobby, Sports Shop, Laundry, and Guides Haus.
Located 45 km north of Blue River, luxurious 20 person self contained lodge with all the amenities of the Blue River resort.
Powdermax Dining Room - Toni Spori, Executive Chef and award winning wine cellar featuring over 600 wines.
Press Releases Information lives here
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annual mwhs kids snowcat program gets underway
Call Me Crazy - The Legend of Mike Wiegele Releases Online
MWHS Powder 8 World Championships
MWHS kicks off the 50th Anniversary season
MIKE WIEGELE RECEIVES DOCTOR OF LAWS DEGREE FROM TRU
In the news Stories from around the world
Here, you’ll find links to all of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing’s recent press coverage.
This Adaptive Skier Usually Earns His Turns, But Who Says No to Heli Skiing? | October 2022
Flying Doctor- DSV Magazin Ski & Berg | April 2021
Der Letzte Grosse Heliski-Pionier- SkiMagazin Germany | March 2021
Die Exclusivste Art Des Skifahrens- Ski Exclusiv | January 2021
"Call Me Crazy" wins Vimeo Best Action Video Award- SNEWS | January 2021
Heliski-pionier Mike Wiegele- Ski & Berge Magazin | October 2020
50 Jahre Mike Wiegele - BERGSTOLZ MAGAZINE | December 2019
FLYING HIGH WITH MIKE WIEGELE - SKI CANADA | SEPTEMBER 2019
BLUE RIVER BOUNTY - MOUNTAIN OUTLAW | WINTER 2019
LEGENDS OF THE FALL LINE - SKI MAGAZINE | WINTER 2018
THE SHOW MUST GO ON - SKI MAG | NOVEMBER 2018
ALBREDA, ALBREDA - SNOW | FALL 2018
GET YOUR WIEGELE ON - SNOW ACTION AUSTRALIA | AUGUST 2018
THE GREATEST GUILTY PLEASURE OF ALL TIME - POWDER | MARCH 2018
Graham Bell's Legends of Snow Sports - telegraph uk | febRUARY 2016
WIEGELE LINES - SNOW ACTION AUSTRALIA | FEBRUARY 2016
HELICOPTER PARENTING - SKI CANADA | FEBRUARY 2015
WIEGELE'S WORLD - FORECAST 1.2 | NOVEMBER 2015
HELI-SKIING IS THE BEST DRUG I HAVE EVER TAKEN - HUFFPOST | APRIL 2014