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About Author: My name isDouglas Hamil. I was born the 2nd of December in Fernie, BC Canada. Growing up in Canada I was close to the mountains so I used to ski a lot in the winter and mountain bike too in the summer. In the nineties snowboarding became popular and I quickly became passionate for the sport. Soon after I started competing in half-pipe competitions with good results to boast, finishing first in several Canadian and USA-Based events. Currently I´m a semi-pro snowboarder, working part time at a local heli ski mountain resort. Online I'd like to make new friends from all over the world!

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Materials used for heli skiing

October 14, 2011 | Posted in Science

The equipment required for mountain skiing differs slightly from that used in some of the skiing and mountaineering used for personal use: Most manufacturers have developed specific models for mountain skiing rather than those of alpine skiing, compact type, seeking a balance between the lightness, versatility and robustness. Normally we recommend a length between 5 …