Meet the team

Get to know the members of our team!

Beat Steiner

Co-Owner & CEO

"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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John Furneaux

Director of Mountain Operations

John has guided three expeditions to Mount Everest with two summits. However, the breadth and depth of his other adventures extends far beyond Everest. John has guided expeditions in places such as Alaska, the Yukon, Tibet, Pakistan, Russia, Baffin Island, Africa, Patagonia ....

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Ben Duthie

Marketing Manager

Growing up in the small winter town of Elkford, tucked away in British Columbia’s East Kootenay region of the South Rocky Mountains......

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Kate Evans

Reservations & Guest Services Manager

Kate grew up by the beautiful sunny beaches of Perth, Western Australia, about as far away from the snow and mountains as you could possibly be......

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Ally Lagana

Reservations & Guest Services Coordinator

Ally coordinated week-long 4WD and motorbike touring events all over Australia.......

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"Woody" Tribe

Guide Manager - 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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Jan Neuspiel

Guide Manager - Chilcotin Plateau

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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Steve Whittall

Guide Manager - 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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Tina Bak

Co-Owner & Lodge Manager - Eagle Lodge

Guests love Tina! She is co-owner of Eagle Lodge and runs the non-skiing side of the program. Guests often re-book Eagle Lodge because Tina makes them feel like they are coming home.....

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Sydney Gee

Ranch Manager - Chilcotin Plateau

Sydney grew up in the town of Peterborough, Ontario. She was lucky to live.......

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Christoph Gisler

Host & Owner - Terra Nostra Guest Ranch

Originally from Switzerland, Christoph is a qualified ski and telemark instructor. With Terra Nostra Guest Ranch his lifelong dream has come true and all of his different qualities enable him to bring out the very best of Terra Nostra Guest Ranch....

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