Bighorn Voted World’s Best Chalet

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We are pleased to announce that Bighorn was voted not only Canada’s Best Ski Chalet, but the World’s Best Ski Chalet at the World Ski Awards. The prestigious ceremony took place in Kitzbuhel, Austria last week and was attended by ski industry VIP’s from around the globe. Bighorn beat stiff competition from luxury properties in 20 countries including France, Switzerland and the USA.

Bighorn’s founder was in Austria to accept the award, click here to see his reaction

Our decadent lodge has unrivalled accommodation and facilities as well as outstanding cuisine and service from a dedicated team of staff. Bighorn also has a private helipad from which guests can fly directly to the renowned heli ski terrain of the Selkirk Mountains. Heli skiing is complemented by superb lift skiing at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

Congratulations to our hardworking team who make staying at Bighorn a unique and now award-winning experience!

Bighorn Nominated at the World Ski Awards

Bighorn at the World Ski Awards

We are delighted that Bighorn has been nominated as Canada’s Best Chalet at the World Ski Awards. The stunning accommodation, outstanding service, delicious food and of course world class heli and resort skiing sealed our nomination. With competition from properties in Whistler, Bighorn is really putting Revelstoke on the map. With North America’s highest vertical descent at Revelstoke Mountain Resort and epic heliskiing direct from the house helipad, Bighorn has the perfect blend of luxury and adventure.

You can vote at www.worldskiawards.com/nominees/canada

 

Heliski in a Romantic Winter Wilderness this Valentines Day

 

It’s that time of year again – the shops are filled with pink balloons, expensive chocolates and teddy bears. Yes, Valentine’s Day is looming. The team at Bighorn know there is only one place to be in the middle of February however and that is on the slopes, as conditions in Revelstoke are amazing.  With heaps of fresh snow and bluebird skies, guests have been hitting the high alpine and loving the powder, views and awesome terrain.

The Bighorn Chef, Peter Hughes, can create a special Valentine’s menu for any love birds who want the best of both worlds: amazing heliskiing and romantic gastronomy. We’ve got a sneak preview of what he is planning, it sounds delicious even if you’re not feeling romantic! Perfect fuel for another day skiing the dream.

  • Canapé and champagne party
  • Truffled gougeres with dolcellate
  • Oysters Kilpatrick grilled with Canadian Bacon and Worcestershire Sauce
  • Teppanyaki Seared Scallops with Lemongrass and Ginger Infused Miso Broth
  • Frasier River Sockeye Salmon served En Croute and Carved Table Side
  • Chocolate Marquise Kisses with Gold Leaved Strawberry Crostilliant

 

For anyone who is thinking about taking the plunge and asking the big question this Valentines’s Day, Bighorn can now arrange heli weddings! Take off from the property’s private helipad, take your vows on top of a peak, enjoy a love ski and then fly back to Bighorn for an unforgettable wedding banquet.

 

 

 

 

Revelstoke Hosts the Finals of the Freeskiing World Tour

This week Revelstoke Mountain Resort hosted the finals of the Freeskiing World Tour, welcoming some of the best and most daring skiers on the planet to it’s slopes. www.freskiingworldtour.com

Skier freeskiing at Revelstoke

The incredible terrain and deep snow in Revelstoke makes it the perfect venue for big mountain skiers to really show their stuff. Our friends at Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing are flying world-class skiers to the top of McKenzie Face, where they tackle the steeps and cliffs for their chance of glory. This year, skiers are encouraged not only to show their technical ability, but to get creative and wow the judges:

“Last year we took a huge step in the progression of the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour when we introduced the style/creativity category which has opened the door to a new generation of skiers who are incorporating new school tricks into fluid, solid skiing on big mountain terrain” said Bryan Barlow, Event Director.

Check out this video of competitors in action and hear why the judges love Revelstoke.

Everyone at Bighorn would like to say congratulations to Kye Peterson who won the men’s event and Angel Collinson who was the top-placed lady.