Industry Pros Launch Premiere Alaska Heli Adventure Company
Helicopter ski pioneers Greg Harms and Mike Overcast along with Olympic Gold Medalist Tommy Moe have combined their years of guiding, exploring and mapping to offer an elevated year-round experience
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TORDRILLO RANGE, AK — After two decades of sharing their heli ski passion and unmatched expertise with guests from all over the world, three industry legends have teamed up to offer a more unforgettable year-round experience to global adventure-seekers.After fifteen years, Tommy Moe, Greg Harms and Mike Overcast are announcing their departure from Chugach Powder Guides.This month the trio launched their own premiere guiding company, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge.
Starting in the spring of 2012, Moe, Harms and Overcast will no longer lease their Tordrillo Mountain Lodge property to EpicQuest, as it has in the past.And they will no longer be involved in operations at Chugach Powder Guides or EpicQuest.
“We treasure all the amazing moments and people that have made our previous guiding years so memorable,” says Tordrillo Mountain Lodge co-owner Mike Overcast.“And now we’re excited about the next chapter that includes the same high-level leadership, expertise and service…but with the additional quality we know we can offer by being owners and taking the management back.”
Known for pioneering more new terrain than anyone in Alaska, Moe, Harms and Overcast have gathered a stellar team of the industry’s most accomplished backcountry guides to go well beyond winter and offer the best in Alaska heli skiing, boarding, fly fishing, whitewater rafting, hiking and other guided outdoor adventures.
“When people think about heli adventure, we want them to think about it in Alaska size scale. It’s unbelievable all the experiences we can unlock for them,” says Overcast. “In addition to what we’ve accomplished in the ski industry, we also host fishermen, whitewater runners and backcountry hikers. And we’re excited to share that with adventurers from all over the world.”
Tordrillo Mountain Lodge is currently booking trips for its June fishing-and-skiing program called “Cast and Carve” which combines heli-supported corn snow skiing and king salmon and rainbow trout fishing. Managers are also taking calls about summertime adventures and heli-skiing for the 2012/13 winter season.All three owners are available for interviews.Please contact Hilary@outsidemedia.com for an appointment or more information.
Owned and operated by the industry’s most experienced, well-respected heli adventure pioneers, Tordrillo Mountain Lodge offers the best in helicopter skiing and boarding as well as unmatched summertime adventures including heli fishing, ski-and-fish, river trips, backcountry hiking, sky trekking and lake paddling. The luxury fly-in, multi-sport lodge is located on the banks of the Talachulitna River and Judd Lake in the heart of the Alaska Range, 70 miles outside of Anchorage, Alaska. www.tordrillomountainlodge.com