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Bugaboo dreams: a story of skiers, helicopters and mountains.

9781897522110

Bugaboo dreams: a story of skiers, helicopters and mountains.

Donahue, Topher.

Rocky Mountain Books

2008

293 pages

$29.95

Hardcover

GV854

Mountaineer and journalist Donahue tells the story of two Austrian immigrants in Canada who led the first precarious endeavors into "heli-skiing"--using a helicopter to transport skiers to the steep slopes of the Bugaboo Spires in Canada's Columbia Range. The intrepid guides, Hans Gmoser and Leo Grillmair, were the fathers of a sport whose story entails tragic accidents, life-changing thrills, and the development of a multi-million dollar enterprise.

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