Big Mountain Heli Tours in Rotor and Wing Magazine We’re excited to be featured in Rotor and Wing Magazine this month. Big Mountain Heli Tours of Bend, Oregon, is in its first year of operation. With Bend in the path of totality, the company’s CEO, Patric Douglas, said he is excited to offer some unique […]

BEND, OREGON – We’re excited to be featured on Oregonlive.com this month talking about the Solar Eclipse. Big Mountain Heli Tours in Oregonlive Patric Douglas, the CEO of Big Mountain Heli Tours, said his Dom Perignon Solar Eclipse Basecamp has been sold out for months and is bringing in suitors from as far as Australia. For Douglas, a […]

BEND, OREGON – The most thrilling scenic flights of the season have just begun. Join us for Bend’s unique Sunset and Fire Heli Tours! Explore Central Oregon’s late summer atmospherics when regional forest fires fill the air with smoke, and our mountain sunsets explode into the golden hues and bright sunset rays that make for legendary […]

BIG NEWS – For the first time in The Warm Spring Confederated Tribe 138 year history they have issued the first and only tribal permit for the summit of Mt Jefferson, Oregon’s second tallest peak directly along the line of totality. Big Mountain Heli Tours is honored to be the recipient of this unique and […]

BEND, OREGON – If you plan to be in Bend, Oregon on the Solar Eclipse, you will have your choice of some of the best solar eclipse viewing locations on earth. Madras, Oregon, just fifty miles north of Pronghorn Resort, is hailed as one of the best places in the United States to view the […]

BEND, OREGON  – Alaska Airlines is offering a charter flight over the Pacific Ocean this Aug. 21 that will allow select passengers to view the astronomical event from the sky. The company said Monday that the flight will take off at 7:30 a.m. from Portland and is by invitation-only for astronomers and serious eclipse chasers. […]

MADRAS, OREGON – With less than 100 days now marking the time you have left before what will be the easiest total solar eclipse ever to travel to and witness, have you made YOUR plans yet? A human tsunami of eclipse-chasers from across the country and the world will be in Oregon for the Aug. […]

BEND, OREGON –  We’re less than 100 days until this summer’s most spectacular event, a total solar eclipse of the sun coming to Madras, Oregon. As expected the crowd size will be well over 500,000 in this region alone leading to severe road congestion and more. But you don’t have to fight traffic to experience […]

MADRAS, OREGON – For the first time in almost 100 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the United States when the moon passes in front of the sun on Aug. 21 and people are flocking to Madras, Oregon for the best chances to see this event. Here are two of the top ways to […]

MADRAS, OREGON – A total solar eclipse hasn’t happened in Oregon since 1979, so it is no wonder the world is flocking to Madras for the once in a lifetime cosmic event of the year. For many who are just learning about this exciting experience a growing lack of hotels, ground transportation, and expected congestion […]

Helicopter Fly Fishing in Central Oregon? Yes! BEND, OREGON –  Chartering a helicopter for the day is now an option for those that want the helicopter fly fishing experience of a lifetime. This means we keep the machine for the day and can fish multiple rivers, private ranch lakes, or your own property. The sky […]

Watch the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in Central Oregon by Helicopter! When is the next eclipse? August 21, 2017 and Central Oregon at Madras Solarfest is in the prime viewing path. The first total solar eclipse since 1979 will be witnessed by the continental United States, and it touches Oregon first. For those seeking the […]