Ski with Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing this December


November 4, 2005

Kelowna, BC - (News Release) - You know it's ready to snow when the annual Warren Miller movie comes to your town. This year's is called

Higher Ground

, and features sensational footage filmed in Blue River, BC, at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing with freeskiers Sarah Burke, Ingrid Backstrom, and Jeremy Bloom — the football star turned freestyle skier who described the experience as "life changing." Warren Miller's pre-season movies are one of the best ways to get psyched for the season, and we've been turning the fantasies of even the most jaded ski models and videographers into reality for years now. Mike Wiegele says, "We've been operating for 36 years and Warren's film crews have been coming here since 1972 for one reason — we ALWAYS deliver the prime footage of high calibre powder skiing that they require. We offer the best powder snow and inspiring terrain that makes for an outstanding film. Our record of safety, reliability, and satisfying the desires of our clients — including top-name ski models — is impeccable. "

This winter, ski and snowboard in the mountains where Higher Ground was filmed! December offers the very best in 'steep and deep' powder skiing, at excellent value! Our ELITE packages feature the speedy A-Star helicopter which carries four skiers and one guide for the ultimate in "private powder" skiing and riding. Priced from $3300 CDN plus tax for a three day package, to $7924 for a seven day package. Unlimited vertical with no fuel surcharges, shuttle from Kamloops, deluxe chalet lodging, transceiver rental, and gourmet meals included.

For more info on Elite and Deluxe early-season packages, go to or call 1-800-661-9170. Visit the Higher Ground website at


Mike Wiegele

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