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March 12, 2013

"Work Trip" (wink wink) - The Dry Powder Summit

"Work Trip" (wink wink) - The Dry Powder Summit
A number of longtime CPG clients hosted their 3rd annual “Dry Powder Summit” in Girdwood over the first few days of March.  In an industry better known for golf outings, these guys are rewriting the notion of what a networking business trip can and should be!  12 real estate investment professionals gathered for 3 days [...]
February 25, 2013

From the Field - Week 2

From the Field - Week 2
If you looked at the weather forecast for the week, it might have been tempting to think we wouldn’t be heliskiing much this week here at CPG. We’re almost done with week 2, and it’s been a great one. We’ve been running from the weather, hiding in the trees, and scratching our heads at the [...]
February 13, 2013

Cranking Up

Cranking Up
Long Lost Sun in Winner Creek No sense in hiding it, Girdwood had a pretty rough early winter. An arctic outbreak in December left us praying for snow, and five weeks of wet onslaught left us all praying for clearing. One storm after the next, the high mountains of the Chugach took a pounding, while [...]
April 5, 2012

CPG Girls Sweep the Chugach Open

CPG Girls Sweep the Chugach Open
Chugach Powder Guides employees Kiana Putnam, Alannah Rice, and Kami Cabana navigated their way down the slope of Jimʼs Rock in the zone known as “The Shadows” in the Chugach Open big mountain competition last weekend at Alyeska Resort. The venue was a serious no-fall zone with lots of exposed rock and some surprising slough. [...]
April 4, 2012

Fresh goods from MSP as they play in Girdwood

The crew from Matchstick Productions has been having a great time hanging out in Girdwood and reaping the reward of a truly epic season in the Western Chugach. Here’s a bit of the take from Ingrid Backstrom, Cody Townsend, Mark Abma and Richard Permin. Good times folks! Good times!
March 8, 2012

Video from CPG Guest Host Jess McMillan

This season, the skiing and snowboarding in Girdwood, Alaska has been so great there are going to be legends about it. We’ve seen 746 inches since October 1 and the snow quality has been ridiculously good with stability that has enabled us to get into areas that rarely see tracks. Woohoo! Check out this video [...]
March 2, 2012

Gear catalog now online

Gear catalog now online
By popular demand, you can now pick up your CPG and EpicQuest gear in our new online store! Sarah Saarloos and her team have been spending more time than ever generating great designs and stocking the shelves with a wide variety of goods you’ll love. Check it out! Just browse, pick your items and place [...]
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