Revelstoke Resort Guide

Why Revelstoke?

Revelstoke features the longest lift-serviced vertical descent in North America at 5,620 feet. At present, there are 3,121 acres of skiable terrain accessed by 2 high-speed quad chairs, an eight-passenger gondola and a Magic Carpet lift on the dedicated beginner slope. The mid-mountain Revelation Lodge features breathtaking vistas and a counter-service restaurant with espresso bar, deck with barbeque and local beer on tap.

With majestic alpine bowls, legendary tree skiing, a continuous fall line and lofty rolling groomers, the terrain options are endless. An additional three exclusive alpine bowls for cat-skiing and half-a-million acres of snowcat and helicopter skiing and snowboarding terrain are offered by the resort.

The village base offers a variety of unique eating establishments and après-ski spots. Rockford Wok|Bar|Grill is a full-service, lounge-style restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, après-ski, dinner, and late-night meal options while The Mackenzie Common Tavern offers both microbrews and more well-known beers too, plus a selection of cocktails such as the "Ugly Sweater". La Baguette is a local favourite downtown, now joining the resort village and offering a selection of home-baked goods, sandwiches, and delicious treats such as homemade gelato.

Downtown Revelstoke offers an authentic Canadian mountain-town atmosphere with additional accommodation, a selection of bars and restaurants, shops, and other attractions for entertainment.

Heli and cat-skiing

Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing is located in the heart of the world’s best heli-skiing. Two impressive mountain ranges, the Selkirks and the Monashees, provide unmatched terrain. Unique snow conditions and mild climate provide great powder December through April. Selkirk Tangiers boasts over 500,000 acres of terrain with over 200 established runs.

Great Northern Snowcat Skiing offers access to untracked terrain and world-renowned powder skiing in the legendary Selkirks. Snow-cats will take skiers and boarders to all levels of terrain, from wide-open bowls to steep chutes and cornices.

Childcare facilities

Mountain Child Care

Mountain Child Care is open 7 days a week during the winter season, caring for children ages 18 months up to 6 years of age.

  • Half-day Child Care - Morning 8:00am to 12pm. Afternoon 12:30 to 4:30pm
  • Full-day Child Care - 8:00am to 4:30pm

2-hour group ski or snowboard lessons are available for 3-5 year olds with RMR’s excellent instructors. Private ski or snowboard lessons are available for ages 5 and up.

Facilities and services

Kids' Centre - This is a dedicated space for young snow school participants, and allows for easy drop off and pick up for parents and provides an entertaining lunchtime space for children enrolled in full-day programs. In the evenings, the centre hosts après activities on certain nights of the week and is also available for private rental functions such as birthday parties.

Dining at Revelstoke

Rockford Wok Bar Grill - Perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner and of course, the cocktail hour and late-night snacks. "wok inspired" snack and share plates and entrées, flavourful pastas and traditional west coast entrées with a Rockford twist.

The Mackenzie Common Tavern - Microbrews, classic beers and cocktails in the Village Plaza.

La Baguette - A local favourite from downtown Revelstoke, La Baguette joins Revelstoke Mountain Resort in the village base and on-mountain at the Mackenzie Outpost.

Revelation Lodge - The stunning post-and-beam mid-mountain lodge features a cafeteria-style restaurant with an espresso bar and deck with a barbeque. Some of the tasty menu items include homemade burgers, a selection of panini and deli sandwiches, a "build your own" pasta station, chilli in a bread bowl, a kids' menu and fresh, homemade baking.

The Mackenzie Outpost - At the top of the Revelation Gondola, The Mackenzie Outpost features a selection of delicious on-the-go treats from La Baguette such as hot coffee, sandwiches, homemade goodies.

Shopping

R Gear​ - Open daily from 8am - 6pm. Located opposite The Sutton Place Hotel in the Village Base it offers a wide selection of outerwear, mid-layers and base-layers.

Critical Parts - All your hard goods needs - skis, boards, boots and backcountry gear. Boot adjustments also available on site.

Activities

Paragliding - If you've always wanted to fly, we've got an adventure for you! Take a tandem paragliding flight at Revelstoke Mountain Resort and get an eagle eye view of North America's highest vertical, spectacular mountains and the mighty Columbia River. Fly paragliding tandem with a fully qualified pilot, trained and approved under the standards of the Hang Gliding & Paragliding Association of Canada.

Dog sledding - Guided dog sled tours through the beautiful Revelstoke area. Whether you are the adventurous type who wants to try "mushing" the dogs or you are content to sit tight and enjoy the ride, you are sure to enjoy the blast!

Snowshoeing - Daily guided tours including a warm beverage, tranquil scenery and maybe even some wildlife.

Snowmobiling - A variety of tours available or rent a snowmobile yourself.

Cross country skiing - lessons are available from the Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club.

Backcountry tours - Have a guide take you into the wilderness. One or two day adventures are possible. 

Maps

Resort map

Trail map

Resort map route map

Resort stats

Season
December to April
Nearest airport
Kelowna / Calgary
Transfer time
2 hours / 4 hours
Transport
Car hire
Elevation
7,300 ft
Vertical drop
5,620 ft
Avg snowfall
40-60 ft
Ski area
3,121 acres
Ski lifts
5
Runs
56
Grade
48% advanced 42% intermediate 10% beginner
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