I like to say I’m a skier. I’ve spent the past decade chasing storms around the globe and I’ve averaged well over 150 days each season. I’ve hit all the major destinations: I lived in Whistler for three years, spent different summers in Portillo and Las Lenas, and even ventured to Norway to ski the Lyngen Alps. For the past two seasons, I’ve lived just five hours north of Revelstoke, in Jasper, Alberta.
Still, I’d never been to the ‘Stoke.
Last December, in the midst of another epic Rockies dry spell, I needed my powder fix and Revelstoke was getting hammered. With two friends along for the ride, I finally headed south to find out if the resort lived up to its reputation. Here are 5 steps to finding the ‘Stoke in Revelstoke: