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The explanation makes it a little better, but STILL.
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To some, the first snowfall of the season is a solemn reminder there are a lot of months until spring. That's not the case for skiers and snowboarders. In many parts of Canada, the ski season extends from late-November to mid-May, and those first chairlift rides and powder runs are rapidly approaching.
In skiing parlance, big air usually refers to launching off of large slope side jumps. B.C.'s Revelstoke Mountain Resort has taken the concept a step -- make that a giant leap -- further.
The morning view at the summit of Mount MacKenzie was definitely Instagram material: snow-covered peaks across the way, illuminated by a bluebird sky, with an otherworldly blanket of deep cloud shrouding the lower slopes and the town of Revelstoke below.
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The owner is "picky about who to hand it over to."
Vacay.ca's travel journalists placed Toronto at No. 1 because of the Pan Am Games, the new Union-Pearson Express train and the 40th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.
For the second consecutive year, a ski chalet in Revelstoke, B.C. has been named the best in the world. Bighorn lodge won the title of "World's Best Ski Chalet" from the 2014 World Ski Awards, which s...
The last couple of weeks of warmer weather and wet, heavy snow across have created extremely dangerous avalanche conditions in the mountainous regions of British Columbia and Alberta. Over the weeken...
The Coquihalla Highway is closed with no forseeable opening due to a major avalanche near the Great Bear snowshed. According to the Ministry of Transportation, some snow reached the highway, covering...
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The Canadian Avalanche Centre issued a snowfall warning earlier on Thursday for eastern B.C. and western Alberta, and based on social media's reaction, it was not a moment too soon. While the massive...
Peter Mueller may be retired, but he just made $20 million. The 68-year-old Revelstoke, B.C. resident won a Lotto 6/49 jackpot after his ticket matched all six winning numbers in the Oct. 30 draw, acc...
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Flooding in Alberta, which forced the closure of the TransCanada Highway for almost a week, is bad news for some communities in southeast B.C. Revelstoke Mayor David Raven says his community normally...
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All it takes is five or six running steps full-tilt through an alpine meadow to become airborne, soaring with the eagles high above the town of Revelstoke. Alan Polster and two other pilots, Chris Delworth and Scott Watwood, started the company, which has provided the same breathtaking experience to tourists and bucket-list subscribers since the resort opened five years ago.
REVELSTOKE, B.C. - An avalanche has swept down the backside of the Revelstoke Mountain Resort, catching up a group of three skiers and killing one of them.RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said Friday the group...