Of all the decisions you’ll make on this trip, hiring a local guide will never be the wrong one. Relieve yourself of the guesswork, learn new skills and riding techniques and visit new riding areas. Above all else, having a guide will help you stay safe. With Boulder Mountain boasting an elevation of over 5000ft and 46-65ft of fresh powder every year, Revelstoke is home to arguably some of the WORLD’S BEST snowmobile terrain. Make the ABSOLUTE most out of your Revelstoke visit by riding with an experienced, local back-country guide!
Additional riders happily accommodated, please contact for an exact quote.
Liability Insurance, Tenure, Avalanche, First Aid Training, Radio and Communication Rescue Preparedness all play a factor.
A: Safety Meeting, Basic Avalanche Education, Riding Skills… Search for powder and local knowledge, epic riding areas.
A: Approximately $350-$450 PerDay
A: Legal maximum is 6, but in the interest of safety we try to keep it closer to 4.
A: Anything from beginner to expert.
A: We tailor the terrain to the ability of the group.
A: It’s highly recommended that you have at least an AST1 and hopefully an AST2. Work on having good cardio, ride as many days as you can before you come so you can take advantage of your guides knowledge and troubleshooting your riding techniques.
A: Full Avalanche Gear. A transceiver that is less than 3 years old. Probe and Shovel. Avalanche air bag (not necessary but recommended). AT least 2 Litres of water or Gatorade. High calorie food. Extra base layer and extra socks. Depending on expected temperature that night, the appropriate amount of clothing (in case you have to spend the night).
Radios are required. Preferably a Garmin Rino or similar. *If you don’t have one, one will be provided for you at a cost.
A: Morning Meeting 8-8:30am. The meeting will cover rider skill level and experience. Weather conditions. Snow Conditions. Terrain Selection and the big picture plan for the day. We’re usually home by dark, but for the sake of safety, be prepared to spend the night.
A: Depending on snow and riding ability of the group, as little as 20km and as many as 150km.
A: Our staging area depends on the chosen riding area.
A: Discuss your expectations with your guide, be prepared and understand that the plan could change based on weather and or avalanche conditions. Realize that your guide is a snowmobiler too and he understands that you want to get the most out of that day. Communication is KEY!
A: All of the riding areas in Revelstoke and Sicamous (that we guide in) are considered avalanche terrain. The terrain varies from simple to complex. Snow conditions and weather change daily (and often hourly). No two days are the same.
A: This is something that will be covered in the morning meeting.
A: No. All cell phones are to be turned off or on Airplane mode AT ALL TIMES while you are being guided. Unless explicitly given permission by the guide.
A: People who think they already know it all and refuse to take direction or pay attention. Almost everyone else can have a good day as long as the expectations are discussed with the guide before the day starts.
A: It is not likely, but has happened. Come prepared to spend the night. This will be discussed in the morning meeting.
A: There are protocols and systems in place. This is one of the things you’re paying for when you hire a guide. This will be covered in detail at the morning meeting.
SAFETY FIRST, ALWAYS!
A: We ride in both the Revelstoke and Sicamous areas.
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