Nestled in the Columbia Mountains is the charming town of Revelstoke. The town is filled with lovely cafes, locally owned shops, hand crafted jewelry and art, souvenir shops, and recreation stores to find whatever accessories you need for your outdoor adventure. In the summer catch the farmers market every Saturday, filled with local goodies, produce, arts, jams and more. Enjoy free live music every evening in the plaza downtown from June until September. With great après ski pubs, steakhouses, two breweries and two distilleries, Revelstoke has a variety of options to please your pallet. If you aren’t too tired from your day of adventure, dance the night away at one of the bars, often featuring live music.
Take in some of our heritage at the local museums, relax into vacation mode at one of the many spas, or just sit by the Columbia River and take in the majestic Mt. Begbie.
Check out everything this charming town offers here. Quaint, charming and beautiful, Revelstoke is the gateway to your outdoor adventure.
World Class Skiing
Revelstoke is legendary for being powder paradise. With an average snowfall of 10.5 meters (34.4ft) you will experience some of the best snow conditions of your life. Home to many different heli, cat and resort skiing venues you can expect epic powder stashes and amazing backcountry terrain surrounding Revelstoke.
Ski the most vertical in North America at Revelstoke Mountain Resort, at 1,713 metres (5,620’). RMR boasts a great variety of skiing, with groomed runs, gladed tree runs, double black diamond expert runs, a terrain park that grows every year and easy access side country. Take the Last Spike to ski a 17km run, sure to get those legs burning. Sign up for First Tracks to load the lower gondola at 7:45am and get 45 minutes of fresh terrain before the public joins you. Take a lesson at their well-established ski school or better your skills in their 2 beginner areas.
When it’s time to rest the legs, grab a burger and a beer and take in the spectacular scenery at the top of the gondola, or rest for a full lunch menu at the Mid Mountain lodge and satisfy your thirst with their selection of local beer. Après at the Rockford or Mackenzie Common Tavern, located at the bottom of the hill, this resort is a winter playground.
Learn more about our area ski resort: http://www.revelstokemountainresort.com/
Dirt biking in Revelstoke consists of stellar single-track trails and a Motocross Track. The single-track trails consist of 2 exciting areas all from one staging location. The Motocross track is regulation race size, built with safety in mind, with many large sandy berms and big tabletop jumps. With elevation changes and many different lines this track presents hours of entertainment and challenges. There is a beginner track for kids and those still learning, with a couple small jumps and berms to get you out there, and kids under 5 are free! The cost is $10/day to ride the track and trails.
Revelstoke is known for its world class snowmobiling and staying at Boulder Mountain Resort means access is right across the street. Boulder Mountain has some of the best sledding in Canada and boasts an abundance of powder, large terrain, and a combination of beginner and expert level tree runs. Six days a week they groom over 50km of trails for easy access. Take a break and dry your gear at the Boulder Mountain Cabin located at 1650m (5400ft), warm up by the fire, relax on the covered deck or buy lunch off the BBQ on site. Trail fees are $25 paid at the toll booth at the entrance. From the convenience of the Boulder Mountain trails you can easily gain access to Turtle Mountain, a favourite for the more advanced rider.
Surrounded by National Parks, rugged wilderness, and the only inland temperate rainforest in the world, Revelstoke has an abundance of hikes in all levels of difficulty. Take a casual stroll on the paved greenbelts around town, or try the challenging, steep hike to summit the iconic Mt. Begbie or everything in between. Revelstoke and surrounding area is hiking paradise. Check out some classic Revelstoke hikes here. With two National Parks close by, Glacier National Park offers amazing hiking and Mount Revelstoke, located only a short five minute drive from our resort offers a vast range of trails and skill levels. Mount Revelstoke has short loops in the valley bottom to steep tough hiking into the subalpine. Different trails offer varied scenery winding through old growth cedar and hemlock forests, subalpine meadows filled with wildflowers, to freezing alpine lakes. Drive up the Meadow in the Sky Parkway to take in the scenery and get easy access to the subalpine terrain.
Sky Trek Adventure Park
Less then twenty minutes from the resort get ready to swing, climb and zip the day away at Sky Trek. Hidden in an enchanted old growth forest find adventure and fun for the whole family. The sky course has over 30 aerial games, set up on 4 courses with increasing difficulty, and height, climbing from tree to tree, down ziplines, climbing nets and swinging logs to test you. With their continuous belay system, experience all the adrenaline pumping fun with guaranteed safety