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ATVing in Revelstoke

Revelstoke, British Columbia is an outdoor paradise. In the summer there is plenty of hiking, biking, and fishing, and in the winter there is, of course, epic skiing and snowboarding. While these seemingly unending summer months usually attract mountain bikers to the slopes, another great way to enjoy the wilderness is venturing out on an ATV. There are literarily hundreds of miles of trails to explore in the area. Ride through valleys, along creeks and travel up into the mountain heights.

Revelstoke B.C. - Mountain Biking Heaven

Revelstoke, British Columbia, is a world renowned skiing and snowboarding destination. Unfortunately, there is only enough snow for December through April. This leaves champagne powder lovers with the question of what to do in these seeming endless days of sun and balmy weather. Mountain biking is not only the typical answer, but one of the best answers here in Revelstoke. Revelstoke has so many trails available, you could take your bike out every day of the summer, and still not see them all. From basic to advanced, easy to adventurous, there is something for the whole family.

Summer Fun

Revelstoke, British Columbia is a great place to visit. Not only are the majestic Canadian Rockies available to enjoy in any number of ways, but there are also a ton of less active ways to experience the culture here. As well as museums and heritage sites, there is live music every night during these warm summer months in Grizzly Plaza. For those looking for something a little more spontaneous and varied, there are also Open Mic nights at the Last Drop every Wednesday evening.

Stoked To Get Spanked Mountain Biking Race Held Last Weekend

Mountain bikers of all skills and sizes came to Revelstoke last weekend to take part in the Stoked To Get Spanked race. The race consisted of 35km of single track and logging road. Expert bikers did the full 35km, with shorter laps for the lower levels. The race was open to the whole family, allowing everyone to enjoy the great outdoors here in Revelstoke, British Columbia.

Rafting the Illecillewaet River

Revelstoke, British Columbia is a world renowned ski destination, but there is plenty to do in these intervening summer months as well. Some of the area’s more exciting activities include whitewater rafting and kayaking. In Revelstoke, these can be done on the Illecillewaet River. The river is glacier fed, which makes it the perfect place to spend a hot day. The river, named by the Shuswap Indians for its rushing waters, offers adventurous travelers plenty of action. BC cat skiing

Mountain Biking in Revelstoke B.C.

Summer is still going strong here in Revelstoke, British Columbia. What better way to pass the remaining time until winter, than by mountain biking? There are an insane amount of trails crisscrossing all of Revelstoke, and the surrounding mountains. You could bike a new trail every day from now until winter, and never bike the same trail twice. Heli Skiing

Summer Fun in Revelstoke B.C.

Tell someone about British Columbia, and odds are that if they've been there, it was for the snow. Come see what all that snow looks like in the summer from the 175 meter lookout tower above the Revelstoke Dam. The dam's reservoir covers more than 11,500 hectares, and is one of two generating dams in the series of four dams that regulate the Columbia River in B.C.

Revelstoke’s Annual Music Fest Kicks Off Today

Revelstoke B.C. is famous for champagne powder, but just because it is summer doesn't mean there isn't anything to do. Revelstoke's annual music festival starts this evening and runs through tomorrow. Dozens of musicians will be here this year, including Econoline Crush as the headliner. From rock and ska to world and funk, there is music for everyone. Check out the artisan market and enjoy a fresh pint in the beer garden as the beautiful Columbia River rumbles on by.

 

Helicopter Adventures

Everyone has heard of heliskiing, but how about heli-hiking, heli-fishing, heli-climbing, heli-backpacking, or heli-mountaineering? In Revelstoke B.C., all of these things are available. Come during the summer months, and you will see just how beautiful it is here. With the use of the helicopter, you get fast access to untouched terrain that would normally require days of trekking and lugging a heavy backpack. This way you get to the sweet spot fast, and can be back in time to enjoy a pint at the Big Eddy Inn.

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