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    Heli-Biking in or around Whistler....

    Thinking about doing a day of heli-biking while we're up there. Backcomb Helicopters lists their day of Whistler riding as "Expert" which concerns me since I've read several time that a blue run in Whistler is like a black run in the States....which to me means an Expert run up there is death defying However, their video doesn't look "Expert" in difficulty or anything I'd need a DH bike for but I may be completely wrong about that.

    In any case, I'm interested in hearing everybody opinions. Especially if you've been heli-biking up there and want to share your experiences. Any companies you can recommend? One place better to ride than others?
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    I've done the rainbow drop and can confirm it's an expert level descent. Haven't done the Barbour one so no help there.


    Should add: rainbow=whistler, Barbour =pemberton
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    I'd say that depends on where in the States you have ridden black trails. A black in CO or New Mexico is close to Whistler, a black in parts of Idaho are not. I just did my first trip to Whistler, and had to work hard on a few trails, but they were totally doable.
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    Another option for flying around with your bike is doing a float plane trip with tyax adventures (few hours north of whistler). Fantastic experience I highly recommend.

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    tyax looks pretty dope. thanks for posting up on that.

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