Powder Highway Tour – Nelson to Revelstoke

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The Powder Highway Tour continues to the East Kootenays. This area offers spectacular (and easy) day touring options but unfortunately we couldn’t explore as much as intended due to a lack of recent snowfall – wind hammered and sun affected surfaces weren’t appealing at all.

We made our way to Nelson, B.C. (named best ski town in North America alongside Rossland) for a quick ski at Whitewater Resort and by that afternoon Revelstoke had beckoned us with its anticipated dump of snow overnight. We got what we wanted..and then some.

Days 5 – 7 (Nelson to Revelstoke)

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Cool for the camera. But less than ideal skiing conditions in the East Kootenays

 

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Considered our options of different aspects. Unfortunately, we didn’t get too far.

 

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Skiing in Whitewater Ski Resort, Nelson BC. If it can’t be Champagne powder, it has to be Champagne groomers.

 

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A proper way to start the day at Whitewater Ski Resort.

 

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Lift to lift to lift with no line ups. Definitely a local mountain feel at this resort.

 

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The charms of downtown Nelson, BC. With a snowy forecast ahead, we decided to make the 3.5 hour drive to Revelstoke.

 

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Working on the rally car skills – no plow for almost 100km turned this to a 5 hour drive.

 

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Snow was dumping, cars were sliding, and we were in the midst of it all.

 

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What we came for! Powder day at Revelstoke Mountain. It was glorious! And we were too busy skiing to take any more photographs. Oops.

 

 

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