Alaska Powder Descents Heli-skiing

Alaska Powder Descents Heli-skiing


Hope everyone comes down to Rockwell on Friday to check out TGR's new film Rogue Elements. Lucas Merli, Lucy Squibb, and myself put a lot of hard work into making the Alaska segment of this film and I'm proud to share it with everyone here in Juneau!!! We are offering a complimentary room night. Once a month we will have a drawing. All you need to do is like & share our page. Winners will be notified via facebook of their winnings. You can use the certificate yourself or gift it to someone else.

Heliskiing and riding, and guided backcountry tours in Juneau, Alaska. Adventures centered right from Alaska's capital city; one flight from ANC or SEA.

We are proud to announce we are working with Pacific Rim Backcountry Guides to bring some education and good backcountry skiing to high school age students, check it out here!

Welcome to Mountain Edventures! We are a group of local mountain and avalanche professionals who want to help you kickstart your backcountry education this winter.

In partnership with Alaska Powder Descents Heli-skiing, we're offering 3 multi-day backcountry camps for high school aged youth, and private backcountry mentorship days for all ages, 7 days a week. Our 100% outdoor, small group programs are designed to keep you recreating safely all season.

Head to or our page and check out our 'services,' then email us at [email protected] to join or create a group today!

Our multi-day students will have access to generous discounts from our equipment partners, more on that later.. 4FRNT Skis Black Diamond jonessnowboardsarg Foggy Mountain Shop Gaia GPS

Final Snovember Film - Saturday

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Snovember wraps up this Saturday at Eaglecrest Lodge with the Juneau premier of TGR's WInterland and a special screening of the local Bad Larry classic Just Livin' (don't miss this chance to see local legends on the big screen) Doors open at 6:00.

See Alaska From Our Guide's Perspective

Check out this Teton Gravity Research profile on APD Owner and Guide John Bressette:

Our segments in Alaska wouldn’t be possible without the help of our guide Johnny Bressette. Learn more about how this Alaskan native aids the film production...

Classic Ski Film - Alaskan Extreme: The Soul of Skiing at Eaglecrest Lodge #powder #juneau #heliskiing #alaskapowder

Welcome to the season - Juneau Ski Swap

Timeline Photos

Tonight -2019 Warren Miller film at Eaglecrest Lodge! Doors open at 6:00pm. Hope to see you there!

This Saturday, Eaglecrest Lodge will be set up to premier this year's Warren Miller film, Timeless. Doors open at 6:00pm, Show at 7:00. Check our the Eaglecrest website or facebook event if you need more details.

Alaska Powder Descents, Eaglecrest, and Juneau Mountain Rescue are hosting Snowvember together this year - ski films at Eaglecrest Lodge for the next 3 Saturdays! We kick it off this week with Warren Miller's Timeless.

We had an amazing day on Saturday exploring around the venerable Mendenhall Towers and found some amazing powder skiing. Now we are set to head south into our Taku zone on the Canadian border tomorrow. We have one more spot available if anyone wants to see an area rarely visited.

The weather around Juneau is about to go bluebird and the snow is going to be good. We will be flying groups starting on Saturday. Do your self a favor and seize the opportunity to get the goods! End the season strong and get in touch with us pronto as there are just a few spots still available.

Spring heliskiing in the Icefield. #heliskiing #alaskapowderdescents #juneauicefield #juneau @icyplayaballa #temsco

Had a great day our in the heli yesterday! Robert Ohse is on slope and check out the rest of the group at the pz in the middle of the shot. #temsco #juneau #juneauicefield #heliskiing

Great to be back in the mountains and working with @tetongravity again. Solid first day of production!!!
📷by @johnnybjnu

Did a little bit of scouting yesterday while we let things settle out a bit. New snow in the Juneau Icefield. #alaskapowderdescents #heliskiing #juneau #powder #juneauicefield

UAS Outdoor Studies Program

Backcountry Skiers, Riders, Snowmachiners: WE NEED YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO A UAS RESEARCH STUDY ABOUT ALASKAN AVALANCHE SAFETY! Take our 5-minute Winter Backcountry Travel Survey . Please share! #uasoutheast

#alaskapowderdescents #juneau #powder #heliskiing #hottub

Frederik Van Os negotiating some tight trees. #alaskapowderdescents #eaglecrest #powder #juneau

APD guides play with rescue gear in high angle terrain. #juneau #heliskiing #edshanley #lucasmerli #alaskapowderdescents #powder

Alan Gordan got this shot of us while flying with Nolan Davis. @alangordonak @nolanellisdavis #alaskapowderdescents #powder #juneau

It is currently storming up good in the mountains around Juneau with plenty of fresh snow laid down in the past week. The weather clears out starting tomorrow and we are all set to fly. There are still a few seats left. Get in touch with us if you want a spot on a helicopter to take advantage of what will be some amazing conditions!

Snow in Mendenhall zone is good, putting groups together.

#eaglecrest #powder #juneau #alaskapowderdescents #heliskiing

More mellow early season Japan with APD guides Sam Roche and Kevin Krein. #powder #juneau #alaskapowderdescents #drkrein #hokkaido

APD guide @johnnybjnu getting in the white room @crystalmountain. 📷 by @bambiannie33
#auroraprojekt #alaskapowderdescents #guideplaytime

Early morning onsen powder photo by Sam Roche. #drkrein #powder #juneau #volklkatana

APD Guide Sam Roche getting a few early season turn in Niseko. #powder #alaskapowderdescents #juneau

Beautiful snow at Eaglecrest today!

The Far Out Ones: Hadley Hammer

TGR Premier is TONIGHT. Rockwell Ballroom. Shows at 5:30 and 8:30.

Awesome clip from Hadley Hammer:

See Hadley Hammer's full Far Out Ones athlete feature at REI present Far Out, the new ski and snowboard film by Teton Gravity Research. ...

Far Out: Sam Smoothy Shreds

TOMORROW NIGHT! ROCKWELL BALLROOM! Shows at 6:00 (doors 5:30) and 8:30 (doors 8:00)! Check out some quick shots from Smoothy's segment:

Our favorite Kiwi, Sam Smoothy, threw down for this year's film Far Out presented by REI. Check out his full athlete feature on

Far Out - Official Trailer

This Friday Night, Rockwell Ballroom, Shows at 6:00 (doors open 5:30) and 8:30 (doors open 8:00).

Check out the Trailer:

Tour tickets, dates, and film info at: REI presents Far Out, a ski and snowboard film that embodies the imagination as much as it doe...

Off season projects have kept us busy this summer building our new headquarters for exploring the Taku zone south of the Juneau ice field!!! 📷 by @johnnybjnu @ Juneau, Alaska

Been fun flying around with these guys! @jondevore @jtholmesjr @chexmachine @redbullairforce #juneau #speedriding #alaskapowderdescents #lateseasonfun 🎥 @johnnybjnu

We keep finding great conditions in our 1 million + acres of terrain! Cheers to the great crew of guides, pilots, and guests for making this an awesome season so far. Plenty of season left, so drop us a line and book your dream trip! -

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