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Revelstoke Mountain Resort – Pipe Coaster Hike

Revelstoke Mountain Resort – Pipe Coaster Hike

Revelstoke Mountain Resort looks like a fab place to go skiing in winter. However during the summertime, the resort turns into a mini play area for tourists (and locals) with a whole range of activities from axe throwing to mountain biking, disc golf and even swinging around on an Aerial Adventure park. The thing we really fancied was the Pipe Coaster. The idea is, you take a gondola up the mountain, then zoom down on a rollercoaster that uses gravity…

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Jade Lakes – Revelstoke National Park

Jade Lakes – Revelstoke National Park

Hiking to Jade Lakes was one of the best hikes we did last summer. You can start with the trail through the Meadows-in-the-Sky to Miller and Eva Lakes. But if you have some extra energy, you can continue on to the beautiful, secluded Upper Jade Lake. This trail starts at over 1800m, so your car does the main slog up the mountain; Leaving you to enjoy the alpine meadows, lake and incredible mountain views. This post will describe the route…

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Miller & Eva Lakes – Mt Revelstoke National Park

Miller & Eva Lakes – Mt Revelstoke National Park

The route to Miller and Eva Lakes is one of outstanding hikes at the top of the Meadows-in-the-Sky parkway in Mount Revelstoke National Park. I don’t mind putting in some hard work to see beautiful views, but I am also a fan of trails like this; Where you can drive up the mountain and start at over 1800m elevation. It means that the views are incredible the entire time as you romp through alpine meadows, surrounded by scenic peaks. Then,…

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Great Glacier Trail – Glacier National Park

Great Glacier Trail – Glacier National Park

The Great Glacier trail is one of the quick, easy to reach hikes in Glacier National Park (in Canada) that you can stop and visit as you drive to Roger’s Pass. This trail used to lead up to the toe of the Illecillewaet Glacier. Nowadays the glacier has receded so far up the mountain that you cannot see if from this trail, but it is still a fun walk that rewards you with stunning views of Mount Sir Donald. We…

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