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a powder paradise!

The winter of 2017-18 was one of the snowiest in 10 years. By March 19th, Revelstoke Mountain Resort had seen over 10.5 meters of snow and snow banks in town were over 7 feet in places!

Local photographer, Vincent Schnabl, captured these images of what life was like in downtown Revelstoke that winter. Check out his snapshots from inside the snow globe!

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Clearing the car was been a full time job for some residents.
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Our famous "welcome" bears were under a blanket of snow almost continuously from December!
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The morning powder shuttle on its way to Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
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Signs were buried behind giant snowbanks.
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Essentials like post boxes and fire hydrants needed to be dug out of the snow (sometimes a few times a week!)
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Downtown was transformed, and some locals even started skiing to get around!

What to expect this winter.

Please refrain from visiting Revelstoke for non-essential travel at this time. The winter of 2020-21 is going to look a little bit different in Revelstoke. We're taking precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19 and following provincial health guidelines. That means that you may be required to wear masks, that restaurants and bars may have long wait times and that you will need to plan to accommodate changes in business operations. Please check current Provincial Health Orders before travelling.

Please avoid traveling to Revelstoke for non-essential reasons at this time.
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