Our Guides

All our guides are IFMGA and ACMG certified, or CSGA trained

Our guides are a mix of Yukon local guides and lead guides from a registered guiding association such as the ACMG , CSGA or IFMGA.

We will not list all of our guides at this time as the team is always rotating with different functions of the operation.

Below are a few of our guides who will work with us in 2016.


Pete Wright - Owner & GuidePeteCIMG1798

Pete was born in Whitehorse Yukon and raised in the Atlin BC area and surrounding mountains. Pete's father, Arnold Edzerza ran a guiding business in Atlin for 40 years. Pete was adopted by the Etzenlee clan as a small child, and grew up with the First Nations Tahltan family. In 1998 he began heli skiing with CMH (Cariboo Mountain Holiday) in the Cariboo mountains working in the Cariboo Lodge in Valemount BC. Pete is a CSIA Ski Instructor and Canadian Wilderness First Aid certified advanced level. Pete is a certified Level One Canadian Ski Guide (CSGA) with Canada Avalanche Association training, CAA and CSGA advanced crevasse rescue training.
Over the years he has done many expeditions in the Atlin mountains, crossing the Juneau ice cap to the pacific from Atlin, leading Ski Mountaineering Expeditions on the St. Elias range and Mount Logan among others in the Yukon mountains. During the summer months Pete owns and operates a gold mine in the Cariboo Goldfields near Barkerville BC.
His hobbies are mountaineering and ice climbing (Africa, Himalayas, Canada and Europe) Rock climbing (USA, Canada, Mexico and Thailand).

Michael (Michi) CaterMichi

He has been a UIAGM certified mountain guide and a certified ski instructor and ski guide since 1997. Michael had been working in the Freeride industry in Obertauern and Chamonix for over a decade when he changed careers and became the Atomic product manager for bindings. The time had come for the trained bank clerk to listen to the call of the mountains once again and he started guiding with KHS in 2005. He lives in with his family in Revelstoke BC, and is coaching his son on the Canadian Junior Ski Team. He also works in Greenland helisking.
His hobbies include biking, trekking and mountaineering.

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Shayne's brings 23 years experience to our operation, starting in Atlin, BC area where he organized and guided private groups. Shayne spent over a decade working for heliskiing companies, and snow safety teams in Northern BC and the Yukon. He is a certified Avalanche Tech, and as a licensed Avalanche control blaster, makes a valuable team member for snow safety, completed with a Wilderness Advanced First Aid and Extended Care Certificate. Shayne is a certified snowboard instructor with CASI, and CSGA 1 course. Currently work for the Avalanche Contractor on the Skagway Road between Carcross YT and Fraser BC. He has worked the last 4 seasons with Pete Wright at Yukon Heliski exploring their new tenure, selecting runs and monitoring snowpack. Shane studies the snowpack from the first snowfall of the season to the very last. In this picture Shane can be seen preparing explosives for bombing avalances on the south Klondike Highway.

Yukon Alpine Heliskiing


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