Telluride Helitrax announces the start of it’s 29th season of Helicopter
skiing in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Chris Templeton, their
pilot for the last 10 seasons, is preparing to bring in the Air Resources
Bell 407 helicopter, on 12/26/10, weather permitting. The crew will then
need one more day to complete preparations for the season and plan
to commence full Heli-skiing operations on 12/28/10.
Recent snowfalls have blanketed the almost 200 square miles of terrain
with well over 2 feet of fresh snow with an additional 2 feet forecasted
through the week. This should provide excellent ski conditions
to start of the season with.
Read the complete Press Release here