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Begunje, Slovenia (Oct. 4, 2017) –Elan Skis, a legacy supplier of skis handcrafted in the Alps for over 70 years teams up with White Wilderness Heli-Skiing, a world-class heli-ski operation based in North-central British Columbia.
Effective this season, Elan Skis will provide White Wilderness with a full inventory of the brand’s award-winning freeride Ripstick collection for guests of all abilities to enjoy across White Wilderness’ diverse terrain. The brand and heli-ski operation alliance also includes a product development partnership where Elan will utilize the terrain, guides and crew at White Wilderness Heli-Skiing to test new ski technology and future generations of the Ripstick collection in the skis’ intended elements.
“Teaming up with Elan elevates the overall White Wilderness experience,” says White Wilderness Heli-Skiing Co-Owner, Martin Jaeger. “Not only are we now equipped with today’s best freeride skis on the market, but we are teamed up with a brand focused on the true spirit skiing.”
White Wilderness was founded by two Swiss skiers committed to combining Swiss attention to detail, precision and efficiency with Canadian hospitality and untouched wilderness. Specializing in refined lodging, exquisite meals and a pristine tenure with untouched powder, White Wilderness Heli-Skiing offers an unparalleled experience on and off the mountain.
“Out of all the heli-ski operations in North America, White Wilderness is the best match for Elan on countless levels,” says Elan’s Managing Director, Jeff Mechura. “From the terrain to the personality and ambiance to the European roots, our brand and skis couldn’t be more aligned with what they offer.”
Additionally, Elan will be giving away two free trips for two in the 2017/18 season. Stay tuned to Elan Skis (@elanskis) and White Wilderness Heli-Skiing (@wwheliski) social media channels for more information.
Handcrafting skis in a state of the art factory outside of Bled, Slovenia for the last 70+ years, Elan is trusted by skiers around the world for manufacturing exceptional equipment. Earning praise year after year in test results and design awards, the company’s innovative product is a reflection of the brand’s heritage and dedication to not just building skis, but BETTER skis to produce lifetime experiences in the mountains. For more information, please visit: https://www.elanskis.com/en/
About White Wilderness Heli-Skiing:
Unlimited vertical. Small groups. Modern helicopters. Big experience.
White Wilderness Heli-Skiing offers premier boutique small group heli skiing and snowboard experiences in the mecca of skiing in North-central coast of British Columbia. The service we provide is focused and ultra attentive – something that can only be realized with small numbers. All of our programs are based on unlimited vertical so that our guests are assured of the very best possible experience. Fly to where the skiing is excellent, ski only the best snow on any given run, explore and have the flexibility and time to take advantage of the very best of what our tenure has to offer.
Contact: MJ Carroll