CMH Offers Christmas Heli Trips for the Family


NEW YORK, NY – (News Release – October 9, 2007) – Due to popular demand, Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH)–the world’s largest helicopter skiing company–is offering three Family Heli-Skiing trips during the 2007 Christmas season. Looking for a White Christmas in one of the most beautiful settings imaginable? It doesn’t get more spectacular than this.

The trips are open to parents (or grandparents, aunts and uncles) and children between the ages of 12 and 17 and run from December 22 – 29 at three different lodges in Western Canada: the Bugaboo Lodge – amidst the granite spires of the Bugaboo Mountains, the Adamant Lodge – 350 km west of the Banff in the Selkirk Mountain range, and the Gothic Lodge in the Goldstream River Valley amidst the Northern Selkirks.

The whole family starts the day experiencing the joy of powder skiing together. Parents will ski with their children until the kids get tired. The kids are then helicoptered back to the lodge where a variety of supervised activities is on offer – including a climbing wall, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, building igloos and snowmen, and doing crafts in the lodge. In the evening, a family dinner will be served with special menu choices for the kids. Adding to the festive atmosphere, there will be Christmas celebrations, including a beautiful tree with presents for everyone in the lodge.

Said Walter Bruns, President of CMH, “When we first introduced a Christmas trip two years ago, we couldn’t have imagined how popular it would prove to be. We are pleased to now have three trips on offer and delighted that returning and first-time guests have embraced this as one of their new holiday familytraditions.”

The price for the week starts at CAN $5,278 for adults and CAN $ 2,639 for children. Adults are guaranteed 100,000 vertical feet of skiing; for children, the guarantee is 50,000 vertical feet, which takes the pressure off kids to stay out all day. Parents with children under age 12 who they consider capable of Heli-Skiing should call CMH to discuss the possibility. Smaller, non-skiing children are welcome at no charge, but parents must provide childcare – a special non-skiing “nanny” rate is available for CAN $1,093.

For more information, visit www.canadianmountainholidays.com.