Category: Heli Alaska

Kings & Corn Tordrillo Mountain Lodge – A Summer Camp That Never Grows Old.

SNOW sent pro skier Amie Engerbretson to experience how to be a kid again at Camp Kings & Corn, trying her hand at every activity.

Alaska Heli Skiing Guide Greg Harms on Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Alaska Heli Skiing Guide Greg Harms on Tordrillo Mountain Lodge Alaska Heli Skiing Guide Greg Harms is one of the most experienced guides in the business. He brings something unique to the guiding world world because he is also one of the best ski pros in the business. Greg has taught skiing around the world in California at Heavenly Valley, in Spain at Baquiera Beret, in Chile at Portillo and he still squeezes in a few weeks a year in Aspen Colorado on Aspen Mountain. Providing the best heli skiing experience possible  is just one of the things Greg does ... Read more

Tommy Moe Talks Heli Skiing at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge Alaska

Watch the Video Olympic Gold Medalist Tommy Moe talks heli skiing at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge Alaska.  Tommy Moe grew up in Montana and Alaska. He made the U.S. Ski Team at only 16 years of age and made his world cup debut just a year later at 17. In the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway Tommy became the first American male ski racer to win multiple medals in a single Olympic Games competition. He won Olympic Gold in the Downhill and a Silver medal in the Super G on the day of his 24th birthday. Tommy Moe is a part owner ... Read more

Top 5 Alaska Heli Skiing Myths

Top 5 Alaska Heli Skiing Myths? Tordrillo Mountain Lodge took a good look at some common myths about Alaska heli skiing, that just are not true. Click the link at the bottom of this post to view all 5. Myth Number 1: In Alaska you have to jump out of the helicopter to start skiing. Contrary to popular belief, the helicopter will make a secure landing. This allows you to get out of the helicopter calmly, where you wait for the heli to lift off and fly away. Most of the time the helicopter will be using an LZ (Landing Zone) ... Read more

Alaska Heli Ski Haven – Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Alaska Heli Ski Haven  Georgia Native Bret Gilleland is the lodge manager up at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in Alaska, one of the premier heli ski operations on the planet. She is one of the many people at the lodge that make your Alaskan Heli Ski Trip the experience of a lifetime. She quickly learns how you like your coffee, what your apres heli ski beverage of choice is and weather or not you want to be on the first heli out or the last! She will take such good care of you, that leaving will be the hardest part of ... Read more

Alaska heli skiing at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Alaska heli skiing at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge  Experience some of the best heli skiing the world has to offer at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge. You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy the splendor of Alaska and untouched virgin snow. Explore one of Alaska’s largest and most geographically diverse mountain ranges with the most experienced operator guiding the Tordrillo Mountains.  Guides include Olympic Gold Medalist Tommy Moe as well as industry legends like Mike Overcast and Greg Harms. A short float plane trip from Anchorage, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge offers a perfect basecamp for exploring some of the most spectacular heli ... Read more

Great Heli Skiing in Alaska – Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Great Heli Skiing in Alaska – Tordrillo Mountain Lodge This is the place you’ve seen in your dreams. The great American northlands – untamed, untouched, unspoiled. A kingdom of white volcanoes, jagged sky-scraping peaks, and endless virgin powder as far as they eye can see. Some call it paradise, others call it Alaska, but you can call it home if you’re ready to take the trip of a lifetime to Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, the Valhalla of heli ski lodges north of the wall. Sitting like twin jewels in the heart of a crown of snow white diamond peaks overlooking the ... Read more

TOP TEN FACTORS IN CHOOSING A HELI SKIING OPERATION

Photo Credit Last Frontier Heliski TOP TEN FACTORS IN CHOOSING A HELI SKIING OPERATION ALASKA VS CANADA Aah, heliskiing, the epitome of the ski experience for many. Further, faster, higher and longer than any resort or skitour in the world can offer, but where is best? Do you prefer Canada’s trees and pillows, or are the savage steeps of Alaska calling? It’s any skier’s ultimate dream: fresh, untracked snow, epic terrain, and just you and your mates there to enjoy it. An increasingly unlikely prospect in most resorts around the world these days, which is why so many of us ... Read more

Resort Hookup: Majestic Heli Ski

Resort Hookup: Majestic Heli Ski. There is a 1.3-million-acre slice of skier heaven up in Alaska that you need to know about! Majestic Heli Ski sits up in the famed Chugach Range of Alaska, beckoning skiers in search of the trip of a lifetime. Two helicopters, one snowcat, one charming and comfortable lodge, and more skiable acres than every resort in the contiguous United States is on-tap at Majestic Heli—making it the type of place skiers fantasize about. There has been a heli-skiing boom in recent years in Alaska with operations popping up at old outposts, gas stations, and fishing ... Read more

Tordrillo Mountain Lodge – Alaskan Heli Ski Paradise

Located in the Alaska Range, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge offers guests a chance to experience the Alaskan Wilderness by spending a week at a their fabulous lodge just an hour float plane from Anchorage. The ski terrain is incomparable and appeals to a wide level of abilities. Strong intermediate skiers to big name legends like Travis Rice come year after year to ski and film with them. Their staff boasts some of the biggest names in the business and include Olympic Gold Medalist Tommy Moe, Mike Overcast, Greg Harms, and Lel Tone. [easyrotator]erc_43_1386782030[/easyrotator] Upon arriving at the lodge, the lodge manager ... Read more

Alaska Heli-Ski Lodge Confidential: The Push Up Game

Say goodbye to your man boobs by week’s end and enjoy a few moments of breathless alacrity with friends old and new.

The Art of Heli Ski Guiding

He goes the distance when it comes to extracting the perfect piece of glacier ice for our martinis and he can wine pair like nobody's business.

Last Day of Heli Ski Camp Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Bret is the lodge manager. She's from Georgia originally, looks like a super model, takes care of every guest, and is proficient with all the firearms on the premises

Heli Ski Heaven at Tordrillo Mountain Lodge

Greg Harms, our guide, found a nice warm up run for us to get our legs moving in the right direction; the snow was soft and buttery.

Heli Skiing Alaska by the light of the Full Moon

Photos Courtesy of Greg Harms Heli Skiing Alaska by the light of the Full Moon  We set off to heli ski again after dinner to celebrate the Summer Solstice with a late night ski on the full moon. This called for a new outfit of course, so I broke out the camo ski skirt from SOS. I’d never skied in a skirt before, so I was excited to give it a go. Joanie wore SOS as well, and Andrew selected a great Bergans of Norway suit. Brett the lodge manager joined us to make some turns on her board in honor ... Read more