Call it proof of a concept. While Heli-snowshoeing has been tried elsewhere, it’s never been tried in this corner of the world, so on February 20, the Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark and Ridge Rotors Helicopter Services arranged a trip.
Editor Trent Ernst joined a dozen other adventurers as they made their way across a sometimes bleak, sometimes breathtakingly beautiful landscape just west of Monkman Provincial Park. (Just above the mountain ridge in the Tumbler Ridge News Logo, as a matter of fact. See our cover page logo.)
While the weather could have been better, everyone in attendance appeared to have a great time. Currently there’s no word on when the next trip might be organized, interested parties can add their name to a list to get a call when the next trip goes out by contacting the Visitor Information Centre at 250-242-3123 or Ridge