WHY: Revelstoke is a place no one ends up at by accident. Despite the longest vert in North America, liftlines are nonexistent. The abundant backcountry and character-rich town only add to the buzz.
CANADIAN INTELLIGENCE: Inbounds, but not on the map, the Grassiest Ridge splits North and Greely bowls with trees, chutes, and cliffs. For slackcountry, hike to the summit of MacKenzie Peak and drop north into Spilt Milk.
LOCAL SECRET: Wicked ski-touring areas—like the Fingers—are less busy than Rogers Pass and just as good.
APR-EH: The Frontier serves solid eats at a good price, especially on its Indian theme nights.