Alterra Mountain Company Appoints New President and COO of CMH Heli-ski & Summer Adventures in Western Canada


DENVER – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Alterra Mountain Company announced today that Rob Rohn has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures based in Banff, Alberta, Canada, effective immediately. Rob will be responsible for CMH’s operations as well as growing the profitability and growth of this premier destination by constantly improving CMH’s legendary customer experience. He will report to Central Region COO, Sky Foulkes.

Rob dedicated his adult life to the outdoors and began his mountain guide certification with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG) in 1982, becoming a fully certified ACMG / IFMGA mountain guide in 1986. He has completed started at CMH as an apprentice ski guide in 1984, then became a winter guide at CMH’s Bobbie Burns, Monashees and Bugaboos Lodges, and was eventually appointed Bobbie Burns Regional Manager in 1991. Since the start of the 2000s, Rob’s role continued to evolve, eventually assuming the role of Interim President and COO last fall.

“Rob’s 37-year tenure at CMH has spanned all aspects of the business, making him an ideal candidate to lead this large-scale company,” said Mark Brownlie, COO – Mountain Division, Alterra Mountain Company. “Operation CMH includes 11 luxury lodges, a fleet of helicopters, 140 guides and state-of-the-art safety measures, all of which are an integral part of Rob’s deep experience and true passion.”

CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures ceased operations in March 2020 due to the pandemic and, as interim president and chief operating officer, Rob led the team through the disruption and paved the way for to follow. Currently, MCH plans to begin summer operations in mid-July (available only to Canadians) and will welcome international visitors when restrictions are lifted and borders reopen to non-essential travel.

“I feel incredibly lucky that my journey has led me to CMH so many years ago and that I have had the opportunity to work alongside the founders of the company, Hans Gmoser and Leo Grillmair,” said said Rob Rohn, President and COO of CMH Heli-Skiing. & Summer adventures. “I have the privilege of being part of this incredible family, creating life changing mountain experiences for our many employees and guests.

About Alterra Mountain Company

Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-skiing operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in seasonal packages. The company owns and operates a range of leisure, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, and retail businesses. Based in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s diverse family of playgrounds spans six US states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoeing in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Alterra Mountain Company honors the uniqueness and authenticity of each destination and celebrates the legendary adventures and the lasting memories they bring to everyone. For more information, please visit

About CMH Heli-Ski & Summer Adventures

Celebrating over 55 years of heli-skiing adventures, CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures is the world’s first and largest operator of heli-skiing and hikes with heli-access. At 3 million acres, CMH’s total tenure is one-third the size of Switzerland. From its head office in Banff, Alberta, CMH operates from 11 lodges located in the Bugaboo, Purcell, Selkirk, Monashee and Cariboo chains of British Columbia, Canada. Heli-skiing takes place every year from December to April, and CMH Summer Adventures take place from July to mid-September. For more information, please visit and or


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