Revelstoke offers some of the best alpine and trail riding areas in Western Canada. Several areas are within minutes from town, while other areas are easily reached within 30 minutes of Revelstoke by major highways. Most of our riding is done at elevations between 5000 and 8000 feet.
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Boulder Mt : Revelstoke’s most popular riding area. Take Westside Road (just west of Revelstoke off Highway #1), approximately 4 kilometers from city centre. Boulder features over 50 kilometers of groomed trails and over 150 square kilometers of alpine bowls and meadows. Day use club cabin. Famous climbs on Super Bowl, Turbo Hill and the Sugar Bowl. Connecting trail to Frisby Ridge. Riding Altitude of 5000-7000 feet. Trail passes required and are sold at the trail head. Click Here for a map of Boulder.
Frisby Ridge: Another awesome riding area. Located 3.5 kilometers past the Boulder Mountain parking area. Turn left at the “y” in the road to the parking area. Features 20 kilometers of groomed trails and 114 square kilometers of alpine riding. One of the most scenic riding areas with meadows, bowls, hill climbs and a sensational 5 km ridge ride. Altitude of 4500-6500 feet. Day-use club cabin. Please watch for and respect caribou closure areas. Map of Frisby Ridge.
Keystone / Standard Basin: Perfect for the more experienced riders. Approximatly 52 kilometers north of Revelstoke on Highway 23 North. Large riding area featuring large bowls and long climbs. Higher avalanche risk and rough 26 km trail to large alpine riding area. Day use cabin. Altitude of 5500-8000 feet. Please watch for and respect caribou closure areas. Map of Keystone / Standard Basin
Sale Mountain: Small but popular area located 18 kilometers north of Revelstoke. Excellent for early and late season riding. Altitude of 4000-7000 feet. Please watch for and respect caribou closure areas. Map of Sale Mountain.
Turtle Mountain: Access from Boulder Mountain Kirkup trail. Non-groomed trail and steep mountain access. Large powder riding area with large variety of terrain. Recommended for experienced riders.
Eagle Pass: Access via Turtle Mountain or Sicamous. Large riding area with several lakes, powder hill climbs and lots of fun tree riding. Access can be difficult. Please watch for and obey signs to stay on trail.
Akolkolex: 18 kilometers south of Revelstoke. Great family area with lots of smooth non-groomed trails and challenging alpine. Riding for any level of expertise. Map of Akolkolex.
Mt Mc Crae: Just 20 kilometers south (follow airport way.) Riding altitude of 3000-8000 Feet. Acess to alpine area. A guide is recommended for those not familiar with the area. Map of McCrae
Mt. Hall/Coursier Lake: Family friendly! Located 40 kilometers south of Revelstoke off of Highway 23 South. Over 30 kilometers of smooth non-groomed trails and table top alpine area. A good ride on a foggy day. Stay off the lake! Map