Travel Blogs from Revelstoke
... in the Alps, skiers would not be happy about that, 'cause people in Europe are generally used ti ski only groomed runs. And here, the day like this one is almost called as National holiday.
In one more thing is skiing different here in North America. Everybody wears helmet. No matters what skihill, run, terrain, even these easiest runs, people wear helmet. I'm afraid that this is still not common in Europe.
It snowed on Thursday again, ...
... good look. At 4pm we were back in the car to drive another 2 hours to Revelstoke. We had to drive right through the parks to get to the town on the other side where we cooked dinner on the river and then went to Macaz for the Internet. We had a nice long chat with Mum and then a short convo with the Percy family. By this stage it was after 11pm and we were buggered so we drove to find a sleeping spot for the ...
... after our long day. Revelstoke was winning us over and we were pleased we had decided to make thismour first stopover. Another sign that this was an awesome town...the roxy movie theatre! All great places have one of those. We arrived back at our hostel and i got blogging whilst Ro whipped up a lovely chicken and vegetable casserole..like chicken cacciatore. Gourmet! It was delicious and we were relieved to have lots of fresh vegetables...it seemed like forever since ...
... area. As well, David Thompson fur trader, surveyor and map maker used the North West Company post as a base for finding a pass across the mountains. He was also famous for mapping the Canada/ US border.
We headed westward on the Thompson Highway to the Canyon Hot Springs Resort located between Glacier and Mt. Revelstoke National Parks.
We spent a few days exploring Glacier and Mt. ...
... up where expert skiers go in the winter, names like "Suicide Run". We wouldn’t even walk down those hills, and they ski them! It’s a shame, but the pictures don’t begin to give you an idea of the steepness and depth of the mountains.
Leaving Golden, as nothing else in Golden could top that experience, we drove west and south through Rogers Pass to Canyon Hot Springs where we’ll spend the night. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services