Deep December and Small Group Heliskiing - Revelstoke, BC

It starts in November. Sometimes it even begins late in October. When the first snowline appears, it is the most talked about news in Revelstoke. We call it Deep December fever. You know you’ve caught a case of it when all you can feel is fomo and there is just one cure: Time to SKI.

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SKV Flyby | P: Lead Guide Craig Ellis

Revelstoke is a world-class destination for heliskiers. All winter long the boom of rotors echoes down the valley at daybreak and returns an hour before alpenglow. It’s our civic soundtrack.

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A fresh morning awaits | P: See Revelstoke

Unconsolidated snow

December is untracked. It has no history. While the scene in town may be street shoes and a light puffy, up in the Monashees, winter is full-on. Snow is quietly and rapidly accumulating.

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Sampling the December goods | P: Lead Guide Craig Ellis

Unique pace

December has a unique pace. The slow approach of daylight builds anticipation. You are prepped and ready in the dark. Line-ups at the Modern and La Baguette are out the door. The coffee crowd is chomping at the bit because December days don’t wait. When go-time hits, it’s time to rock and roll. We get the rotors spinning.

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That 40 ft of Snowfall has to come from somewhere, so storm days mean old growth tree skiing | P: Lead Guide Craig Ellis

Small groups, local knowledge

The early season needs to be worked in gently. Our deep snowpack is in its early stages; runs are not always filled in the way we like them. Here’s where our guides really shine, picking out lines that are not often skied by taking full advantage of low angle sun exposure and sheltered snow. It’s a sweet short window of opportunity.

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Monashee Magic | P: Lead Guide Craig Ellis

Home away from home

Tired, worked and pumped at the end of your day, our lodge guests can kick back by the fireplace or pony up to the bar with après snacks prepared by our chef. Just kick back and enjoy yourself; we take care of the rest.

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December Snowfall at Eagle Pass Lodge | P: Sean Anley

Staying in Revy? If you’re up for it after your day of shredding, there are brew pubs, restaurants, and craft distilleries. The city is small and personal – like us.

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Revelstoke in the Winter | P: See Revelstoke

Amongst friends

We love to ski. At Eagle Pass Heli, December is the month of untouched firsts. Let us show you around, take you into the trees, high up in the alpine, or shoot the chutes. Catch the December fever. We’ll be here when you come back for more.

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Deep December 2019 | P: Lead Guide Craig Ellis

We're off to a solid start this season, with over 300cms of snowfall to date and a 180cm settled snowpack. As the snow stacks up, we're putting first tracks of the year down some of our favourite lines. We have limited availability remaining, so don't miss your chance to experience Eagle Pass Heliski, contact us today!

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