- 1 Where do you fly into for Revelstoke?
- 2 Why is Revelstoke closed?
- 3 Can Albertans ski at Revelstoke?
- 4 When did Revelstoke Mountain Resort Open?
- 5 Do you need a car in Revelstoke?
- 6 What is the closest airport to Revelstoke?
- 7 What is Revelstoke known for?
- 8 What is it like living in Revelstoke?
- 9 Are there hot springs in Revelstoke?
- 10 Does Revelstoke open today?
- 11 How cold does Revelstoke get?
- 12 What ski resort has the most vertical drop?
- 13 Who owns Whistler?
Where do you fly into for Revelstoke?
By Air. We recommend flying to Kelowna International Airport (YLW). From Kelowna, it’s a 2.5 hour drive or shuttle ride to Revelstoke. Car rentals and shuttles are available at the Kelowna airport.
Why is Revelstoke closed?
Due to a staff shortage in our Mountain Operations division attributed to Covid-19 circumstances, we have made the difficult decision to cease operations for the 2020.21 winter season. Our top priority at Revelstoke Mountain Resort has always been the health and safety of our guests and employees.
Can Albertans ski at Revelstoke?
The vast majority of British Columbians and specifically, Revelstoke residents, recognize the impact that Albertans have on our economy and welcome them with open arms.
When did Revelstoke Mountain Resort Open?
The resort opened for the first time on December 22, 2007, with a gondola providing access to the mountain and a high speed quad known as The Stoke lapping trails on the upper portion of Mount MacKenzie. It was thought to be the biggest North American ski resort debut in twenty years.
Do you need a car in Revelstoke?
Getting to Revelstoke Mountain Resort is a quick 10 minute drive from town. If you don’t have a car, hop on the Resort Shuttle.
What is the closest airport to Revelstoke?
Revelstoke has its own airport for private and charter aircraft. Apart from this, the closest airport to the resort is Kelowna, about two and a half hours’ drive from Revelstoke. Calgary is the nearest major international airport, and about four and half hours’ drive away.
What is Revelstoke known for?
Revelstoke might be famous for its downhill snowsports now, but once upon a time it was the place to be for ski jumping. Ski jumping was a craze brought to Revelstoke by the Norwegians who settled here in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
What is it like living in Revelstoke?
Revelstoke is a very small, quiet, tolerant Canadian mountain railway town. We pride ourselves on knowing our neighbours, looking out for each other and smiling at all we meet. With 8000 residents, you quickly get to know faces. Built in 1880s, we boast beautiful turn of the century heritage buildings.
Are there hot springs in Revelstoke?
Feel your worries melt away as you bask in one of the many local hot springs. Just south of Revelstoke on Highway 23, Halcyon Hot Springs offers luxury accommodation in nature with hot spring access overlooking Upper Arrow Lake. Flanking either side of Revelstoke are Crazy Creek Hot Pools and Canyon Hot Springs.
Does Revelstoke open today?
Mount Revelstoke National Park is open year-round, but visitor facilities are closed by snow from October to May. Please check the Trail Conditions Report for daily updates.
How cold does Revelstoke get?
In Revelstoke, the summers are comfortable and partly cloudy and the winters are freezing and mostly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 20°F to 78°F and is rarely below 3°F or above 87°F.
What ski resort has the most vertical drop?
Which Resort Has the Biggest Vertical Drop in North America?
- #8 Panorama — 4,019 feet.
- #7 Kicking Horse — 4,133 feet.
- #6 Jackson Hole — 4,139 feet.
- #5 Big Sky — 4,350 feet.
- #4 Snowmass — 4,406 feet.
- #3 Telluride — 4,425 feet.
- #2 Whistler-Blackcomb — 5280 feet.
- #1 Revelstoke — 5,620 feet.
Who owns Whistler?
On August 8, 2016, American company Vail Resorts bought Whistler Blackcomb Holdings for C$1.39 billion.