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Gigabit Internet, Clean Air, Water & Energy
Revelstoke has built a strong community for regenerative living, working and playing in a spectacular and vital mountain setting. Located on the mighty Columbia River and the Trans Canada Highway between the Monashee and Selkirk Mountain ranges, it treasures nature, history and breeds innovation. Bordering on Mount Revelstoke National Park, east of the Canadian Railway “Last Spike” and west of the summit of Rogers Pass – the heart of Glacier National Park.
Revelstoke Dam has the largest hydro electricity capacity in BC and creates a 150 km reservoir lake for recreation. Heritage mixed with modern sustainable homes and Victorian ambience of downtown, museums, cultural attractions and the ultimate in outdoor experiences combine to make Revelstoke an unspoiled treasure in a mountain paradise. Bike, walk or drive 8 minutes maximum, but never any traffic! Travel the world without travelling by enjoying global visitors or tap into Gigabit fibre internet service.
A Strong Community With A Foundation In Healthy Mountain Culture
- Municipal population is approximately 15,000 measured using Telus Insights smartphone data. Also over 700 residents living in the surrounding Columbia Shuswap Regional District.
- Revelstoke School District operates brand new schools including three elementary and one secondary
- Okanagan College Campus provides a variety of Education Programs
- Mountain CoLab coworking for freelancers, digital nomads and entrepreneurs
- Off-Grid Village Technology Development
- Over 50 Restaurants and Bars
- Exciting Arts & Culture Events
- 100’s of Airbnb, 50 Motels/Hotels/Resort/Hostels have over a total of 5000 rooms/beds + 25 Campgrounds in the area with over 1,000 campsites
- Modern medical centre at Queen Victoria Hospital with helipad and Selkirk Medical Clinic
Diverse & Sustainable Economic Base Built For Entrepreneurs
Currently transportation, both rail and highway, are significant employment generators. Our airport has charter flights from Vancouver with Pacific Coastal. The forest industry accounts for over 20% of basic employment income for the community and we are looking for more opportunities to diversify is growth. Tourism and hospitality sector has steadily increased over the past 30 years with a 25% gain in 2016. This sector provides 16% of Revelstoke’s base employment income. The natural environment; summer and winter recreational activities; history and heritage of the area; and location on major transportation routes provide opportunities for further significant tourism development. Revelstoke Mountain Resort, minutes from downtown, has the largest vertical in North America, receives about 20 percent more snow than Whistler. It is the only mountain resort worldwide to offer a gondola, cat-skiing and heli-skiing + a mountain coaster of fun.
Recreation Facilities for Old And Young in the Powder Snow Capital
- Full Service Community Centre with Aquatics and Seniors Facilities
- Alpine Skiing and Touring at Revelstoke Mountain Resort
- 5 Heli Ski and 5 Cat Ski operations
- Backcountry Skiing + Guides
- Mountain Bike Trails: Hundreds of KMs + Guides
- Road Biking, Bike Tours and Rentals
- Snowmobile and Motorcycle Trails: 50+ KMs of Groomed and 100’s SQ KM of Alpine
- 2 National Parks – Mount Revelstoke and Glacier + Guides and Tours
- Mt. MacPherson Nordic Ski Centre and Lessons
- Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre
- Okanagan Regional Library
- Historic Movie Theatre
- Arena and Curling Rink
- Motocross / Dirt Bike Track and Club
- 16 parks / playgrounds
- Tennis Courts and Squash Courts
- 18 Hole Golf Course
- Lake Revelstoke Dragon Boat and Rowing Club
- Rock Climbing + Guides
- Dog Sledding tours
- Guided Snowmobile Rentals and Tours
- Guided River Rafting
- Boat, Paddle Board, Kayak and Water Sports
- Guided Mountaineering
- Gondola Tours
- High Ropes Course
- Hot Springs
- Helicopter Tours
- Yoga and Fitness Centres
- Guided Snowshoe Tours
- Bowling, Axe Throwing, Escape Room
Tourism Potential and Access to the Global Activity Learning Centre
2 million visitors to the community during the summer season and 200,000 skier visits to the resort during winter. Over five million motorists travel the corridor every year, stopping to revel in the natural stoke of ancient glaciers, mountain streams, awesome vistas, and abundant wildlife. The highway provides easy access west to Vancouver and east to Calgary. An airport in the city at the base of the resort provides airplane and helicopter service.
50% of the workforce will be freelancers and entrepreneurs by 2023. We are ready for you! Come chat with us.
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