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Haines heli-ski company to operate near Petersburg


December 20, 2018

Beginning in January, adrenaline junkies heading to Alaska for heli-skiing can now launch off a boat moored at the foot of untouched mountains in Petersburg.

After three consecutive bad winters, Southeast Alaska Backcountry Adventures (SEABA) has secured a two-year permit with the U.S. Forest Service to operate in Petersburg and partnered with a boat to offer Inside Passage heli-skiing.

“It’s a new way to generate interest in the Southeast region,” co-owner Scott Sundberg said. The last few seasons in Haines have been tough because of an increased number of operators, poor snow condi...

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