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Fishing, Hiking, and Camping at Altitude. What more could you ask for this summer? β˜€οΈ 🚁 😎

Photo Credit: @darren_roberts_

Daily Smoke report from the Heliport! πŸ”₯πŸ’¨

Conditions seem to be improving because of wind direction. We're hoping both fires RWF071, and RWF070 move to under control status in the coming days.

With Air Quality, Visibility, and Wildfires worsening, we urge travels to stay safe. Please follow AHS's health information guidelines for Air Quality Events and Alberta Wildfire's bans.

Here are some things you can do to stay safe:

β€’ Close and lock all outside windows... and doors, including attached garage doors.
β€’ Turn down furnace thermostats and furnace fans to the minimum setting. Do not attempt to extinguish the pilot light.
β€’ If you have an air-conditioner, keep the fresh-air intake closed and the filter clean to prevent outdoor smoke from getting inside.
β€’ Avoid running fans, such as β€œwhole-house fans” or β€œfresh air ventilation systems”, that bring more smoky outdoor air inside.
β€’ Switch all floor registers to the closed position.
β€’ Close fireplace dampers on wood-burning fireplaces.
β€’ Do not use a wood-burning fireplace, wood stoves, or other smoke-producing appliances or features, including candles.
β€’ If you must drive to another location, keep windows and vents closed. Run car fans on re-circulate mode to avoid drawing in outdoor air.
β€’ Reduce levels of physical activity, as necessary, to decrease the inhalation of airborne pollutants.
β€’ Do not smoke tobacco – smoking puts added stress on your lungs and those around you.
β€’ Residents are reminded not to use backyard fire pits or fireboxes in parks when the air quality is poor.

https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/air.aspx

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Air Quality Advisories | Alberta Health Services

Air Quality Advisories for Alberta.

www.albertahealthservices.ca

To all the Moms out there - Happy Mother’s Day! We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you. Literally. ❀️

Alison Criscitiello joined us today at 9,800' to drill into Mount Columbia to study the glaciers and the contaminants that enter at altitude. πŸ” 🚁 *Sorry for the wind noise πŸ’¨*

Few fun facts about Alison!

βœ… Director of the Canadian Ice Core Lab at University of ...Alberta
βœ… Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary
βœ… The first Ph.D. in Glaciology ever conferred by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Fishing Season is right around the corner! 🎣 🚁

Take a look at this interactive map that shows the fishing spots that we fly to!

Our heli-fishing adventures are designed for anyone who wants to enjoy the sport of fly-fishing on turquoise-colored waters, nestled deep in the ...stunning backdrop of the Canadian Rockies. Seek out the rare and exotic Golden Trout, often considered the Holy Grail of freshwater fly-fishing, or simply enjoy the solitude of you, your friends, and the fish.

Bring your own rod, food, and camping gear… stay the day or even overnight!

Landslide Lake – Year-Round
Lake of the Falls – July 1 to Oct 31
Ram River – Trophy Cutthroat Troat
Michelle Lake – Aug 1 to Oct 31 – Golden Trout
Coral Lake – Aug 1 to Oct 31 – Golden Trout

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Rockies Heli Fishing Map - Google My Maps

Rockies Heli Fishing Map

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Another happy flyer! We love reading your reviews and recommendations! πŸšπŸ’•

The weather is warming and so are our hearts πŸ’•. February is the month of love and we've been so elated to see so many couples coming to the heliport for a trip of a lifetime!

Check out this little behind the scenes look at Roam Creative // Commercial Videography & Photography shooting our Snow Shoe Adventure for Travel Alberta πŸŽ₯β„οΈπŸ”

Mount William Booth was named in 1965 after William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army. It is part of the Ram Range in Alberta, Canada, and situated near the southern end of Abraham Lake, and is visible right from the heliport! 🚁 β›°

πŸ“Έ: explor8ion