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Meet the team

Get to know the members of our team!

Paul Berntsen

Heli-Skiing Guide Manager

Paul grew up near Vancouver. His early hobbies were kayaking, climbing and skiing in the Coast Mountains. To support his habit, he worked in logging camps on the BC coast and also....

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Jia Condon

Head Guide - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

Jia is a talented photographer and has sailed to Greenland and Antarctica on climbing expeditions. The list of his mountaineering achievements is impressive and includes many first....

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Jan Neuspiel

Head Guide - Pantheon

Jan's guiding career has spanned over 25 years and just about that many mountain ranges. Most of this time has been spent working and living in the Himalaya; guiding, climbing and trekking in Nepal (he speaks fluent Nepali) and running a helicopter skiing operation in India...

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Wade Bashaw

Head Guide - Eagle Lodge

Wade is a laid back ski fanatic who started his guiding career heliskiing in Whistler in 1994. He then worked as a cat skiing guide in the Monashees for about 7 years...

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Peter “Swede” Mattsson

Co-Owner, President and Operations Manager

Swede is a character of some renown in the skiing business, and is currently the driving force behind Bella Coola Heli Sports. He started his professional career in the hospitality industry....

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Beat Steiner

Co-Owner and Business Manager

"It's all about the skiing" says Beat Steiner. He has been actively involved in the ski industry since 1983. First as a ski model, then a ski cinematographer and now co-owner of Bella Coola Heli Sports....

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Christian Begin

Co-Owner / Not-So-Silent Partner

A household name for anyone keen on ski & mountain bike films, Christian has been professionally involved in the ski industry for over 25 years. His passion for skiing and the mountain....

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Tim Wilkinson

Director - Sales & Marketing

More to come on this corporate ski bum....

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Nicole Nochta

Reservations & Office Manager 

More to come....

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Rebecca Percy

Lodge Manager

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"Woody" Tribe

Head Guide - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

Like many of us at Bella Coola Heli Sports, Woody started his ski industry "career" as a professional ski bum, having worked for many years in some of the world's best ski areas such as Chamonix....

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Fredrik Grim

Scandinavian Representative

Jag som representerar Bella Coola I Sverige heter Fredrik Grim och bor i Täby norr om Stockholm. Det var under en cykeltur, på en lerig stig....

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Christophe Bonneau

Head Guide - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

Christophe as guided all over the European Alps as well as in Japan, Antarctica, Greenland, Alaska and Canada....

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Steve Whittall

Head Guide - Eagle Lodge

Steve grew up in Eastern Canada, but after seeing the mountains for the first time at age 12, he knew right away he was moving west. Landing in Whistler in the late 1980s, Steve started his guiding career over thirty years ago…

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Richard Lapointe

Chief Heliski Pilot & Base Manager

Richard is recognized by the industry as one of the best film pilots in the world. He has worked with Warren Miller, Seth Morrison and the late Shane McConkey. It was on his first shoot that he met Swede....

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