Beginner’s Mountain Guide
From a first-timer to an expert, Revelstoke Mountain Resort offers a wide variety of terrain for everyone.
With a brand new, comprehensive beginner area and over 45% intermediate terrain, it is easy to develop the confidence you need to explore the 3,121 acres of terrain at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
Turtle Creek Beginner Area (village base)
A wide and easily accessed, progressive beginner slope with a 175m Magic Carpet.
Little Bit (Revelation Lodge)
An additional beginner slope with great views, accessed by Little Bit Magic Carpet.
Snow School Lessons
A great and easy way to try skiing or snowboarding or to progress your skill level is with a professional instructor. A variety of lessons for all ages and abilities are available at the Revelstoke Outdoors Centre, conveniently located less than 50 steps to the Turtle Creek Beginner Area.
Getting Around the Mountain
From Revelation Lodge
After you have mastered your turns in our learning areas, the lower mountain runs from Revelation Lodge are great for your skill progression. The easiest runs down are Tickle Trunk and the Last Spike, both of which are wide with gentle gradients. For adventurous beginners, Tumbelina is slightly more challenging, but remains wide and is a very skiable run if you take your time.
From Top of Revelation Gondola
When you are ready for more challenge, beyond the lower mountain runs, head to the top of the Revelation Gondola. From here you can head down the Last Spike which will lead you to an array of different runs. The top pitches of Snow Rodeo, Feller Buncher, and Wooley Bully are very wide and include some fun rollers to improve your speed control and turning skills. If at any point the run becomes too steep you can cut back to the Last Spike; which weaves its way down the entire mountain.
First time skiing or riding at Revelstoke Mountain Resort? Come to the Revelstoke Outdoors Centre (ROC) and sign up to join one of our pros at 12:30 PM for a free complimentary tour of our mountain (must be comfortable on blue runs).