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The Culture and History of Revelstoke

Revelstoke, British Columbia is wonderful vacation spot filled with action and adventure. In the summer, you can go mountain biking, hiking, fishing and whitewater rafting. In the winter, you can go skiing, snow cat boarding and snowmobiling. However, for those that want a break, or prefer something more cerebral, there are also plenty of cultural and historical things to do here as well. Take a visit to the Railway Museum for a look into how Revelstoke was formed. The Canadian Pacific Railway is a very important part of B.C. history, and the last spike completing the project was driven into the ground not too far from here. If railway history isn't for you, there are the Firehall and B.C. Interior Forestry Museums. Also available is the Three Valley Lake Ghost Town just down the road. For those that want to see Revelstoke through the ages all the way up to modern day fame as a skiing mecca, the Revelstoke Museum is a must see. Whether you just want to change the pace of your vacation, or you consider yourself a history buff, make sure to take some time to visit all the wonderful heritage sites. See how Revelstoke came to be the mountain paradise it now today. 

Mountain and paradise aren't just a couple of empty words. Revelstoke is one of the premier skiing and snowboarding destinations in the world. For those looking to get the best of the best, try a tour with Mica Heli Guides. Their tenure consists of more than 177,000 acres of prime B.C. backcountry, guaranteeing an epic day on the slopes for you, your family and your friends. Heli boarding. Combine that with their secluded mountain lodge, gourmet dining, and world-class service, and you'll see why skiing professionals and enthusiasts alike can't wait to come back. If you're ready for an unforgettable vacation, book now. Mica's tours fill up fast.


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