Powder Pig, Bugaboos

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 Site updated 1/3/2018

Join us for the best HELISKIING in the World!

Combining Continuing Education and Exotic 

Adventure Travel for the  Medical & Dental 

Communities World Wide Since 1991


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Ted on Powder Pig



Confirmed 2019 Lodges and Dates!! 

* 1.Gothics: December 8-15, 2018

             2. Bobbie Burns January 5-12, 2019

                                  3. HeliHiking Bobbie Burns July 22-25, 2018 *

 More details below.

1. Dec Gothics: Dec 8-15, 2018 33 spaces (sold out regulars)
GOTHICS: Dec 2018; 33 skiers:S19GO00A (Dec 8-15, 2018); 33 spaces (Sorry private week, sold out and waitlisted. Regulars you know who you are make note of the new more favorable dates.  Arrival NOW in and out of KELOWNA!! Details:

S19-GO00A: Dec 08 - Dec 15, 2018 (7 Day Trip)
33 guests; 212 helicopter; 3 groups ( 3 groups of 11) * 1guide per group; Single room with shared bath /double (2 people in room) -> $8302.13 CAD includes taxes and GST rebate; Single (1 person in room) -> $9539.73.00 CAD includes taxes*.   (Metre Guarantee: 30,500 metres ; Additional Metres charged @ $150.00 per 1000 metres; If metre refund is not reached due to mechanical or bad weather, the refund rate is $150.00 per 1000 metres.) (If you are interested in bringing a non-skiing spouse which CMH now welcomes and encourages; the non-skier rate for our early season Gothics trip is $2854.25CDN including taxes and GST rebate.)

Contact Belinda at 800-661-0252 or email her at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ; Gothics Arrival/Departure Info via Kelowna 

2. BOBBIE BURNS: Bobbie Burns Jan 5-12, 2019;  S19BB03; 2019 33 spaces (entire lodge). If you were there in Jan 2017, you are automatically eligible to join us again. You know who you are, Call and get in your deposits. Twin $10,473, Single $11,733 both quotes include taxes. All quotes in Canadian Dollars. Contact Lou at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 800-661-0252



Bobbie Burns July 22, 2018:

SUMMER 2018  BOBBIE BURNS HELI HIKING TRIP:  4 days 3 nights; Sunday July 22-25, 2018
Trip cost in CAD, in parenthesis (approx cost in USA using 5/22/17 exchange rate calculator on XE.com, obiously this can change)
Single $3896.12 CAD ($2884.68 USD)
Double, triple, twin; $3356.12 CAD ($2485 USD) Yes this is a MED/DENT Symposium trip with special registration fees: $100US prior to March 31, 2018, $125US after April 1, 2018.
See below "A typical trip", which begins in BANFF and ends in Calgary!
As of 1/3/18 Lodge to Lodge is sold out!  There will be a few spaces saved if any of you want to do a lodge to lodge, i.e. going from the Bobbie Burns to the Bugaboos lodge for an additional 4 day 3 night stay.
Cost for double for Lodge to Lodge is $6620 CAD ($4901 USA)
CMH Week Code H18BB073, tele # 800-661-0252
* TRIP PRICES ARE QUOTED AS WE GET THEM FROM CMH IN CAD$.   (DISCLAIMER;  Fees printed here have been given to us from CMH and may have changed. Only the CMH office can give you the exact numbers.  If you need/want to know the precise totals, plesae call CMH to get the exact costs!  FINAL PAYMENT is due 12 weeks prior to your trip’s start date. To make your final payment, please call our Banff Office, 800-661-0252 or your local CMH representative.  We accept American Express, MasterCard, or VISA, check or a bank transfer. 



The Aesculapian Society


 Heliskiing, & Helihiking Symposiums for health care professionals.

 May we introduce ourselves?  The Aesculapian Society is an international group of conscientious health care related professionals. My name is Dr. Ted Ritota and, with my wife Lisa, we have been conducting Heliskiing &  Helihiking Symposiums for Physicians, Dentists and Health Care Related Professionals since 1991.

 Come join us for an unforgettable heliskiing experience in beautiful British Columbia, Canada.  We ski exclusively with Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH). 


   (Seminar tuition and associated travel, lodging and meal expenses may be tax deductible if the primary purpose of your trip is to maintain or improve professional skills.  Always consult your tax advisor regarding your personal situation.)

  We usually have several trips each year.  There will be two trips in 2017-2018 and two trips next year 2018-2019.


"The Aesculapian Society"
"The educational experiences are real and enlightening!" There is a $225 (via check; $240 via credit card) registration fee for each symposium ($280/check, $295/cc late after Nov 1; these fees reflect a discount for paying by check).  The skiing experience is "The Ultimate"! 
We recommend that you be at least an ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE skierIf you have had no real powder experience, you should expect to struggle for a few days, but you will learn quickly. The Symposium presenters are attending professionals.  We have recently incorporated Heli-Hiking Symposiums into our repertoire using the same format. 

Ted Crescent Bugs Jan 2016


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“The Aesculapian Society and the Association of Retiring Dentists have partnered to offer members of each other’s group a 10% discount on their registration fees for courses. Please visit: http://www.retiringdentists.com to join the ARD.” From one of our long time constituents, Dr. Neil Hiltunen.