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Bearpaw Heli-Skiing

Taking The Long Route with Bearpaw Heli-Skiing

All it takes to buy a house and multiple acres in Sinclair Mills, BC is
$20,000 CDN. That, and an impressive lapel pin collection.

There’s not much in the tiny community, located 55 miles east of Prince
George. What was once a thriving logging community in the 1950s is now home
to one farmer, two hunting outfitters and a few families. During the
hour-long, nighttime trip from the Prince George airport, our driver Brian
Shipley points out the remnants of the industry, the final being a rusty
“beehive” slash burner butted against the St. Lawrence River. The
30-foot-tall structure marks the turn off to our destination: Bearpaw
Heli-Skiing…


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