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A World Class Skiing Holiday at Bison Lodge


At Bison Lodge we know luxury comes in many forms. Our specialty is the perfect combination of deep powder turns and pampering in our private mountainside lodge. Come experience 5-star luxury accommodation, paired with deep snow on world-class terrain for a luxury ski holiday of a lifetime. With a plethora of options, you decide the adventure you desire.

Heliskiing

Awake with anticipation knowing you are in powder paradise, with an average snowfall of 10.5 meters (34.4ft) annually. Get ready for an epic day of heliskiing, with our partner company, as the helicopter picks you up at our doorstep. Hear the rhythmic sound of the rotors, matching the thud of your beating heart as you anticipate some of the best skiing of your life. Take off into the rugged wilderness of the Monashee and Selkirk Mountain ranges. Offering you over 500,000 acres of untracked skiing through towering old growth forests, glaciers, burns, alpine meadows and pillow fields. With guides who know the mountains better then anyone, you will be safely guided through the mesmerizing champagne powder.

Heliskiing with Bison Lodge

Photo credit: Tourism Revelstoke

Snowmobiling

Explore more epic backcountry terrain on Boulder Mountain, Revelstoke’s premier snowmobile area. With legendary amounts of snow and some of the best sledding in Canada, spend the day in a powder paradise. Terrain for the whole family, from mellow groomed runs to expert level tree runs, everyone can find fresh turns. Take a break and dry your gear at the Boulder Mountain Cabin located at 1650m (5400ft). Warm up by the fire, relax on the covered deck and enjoy a gourmet picnic made by our Chef. At your request we can get top of the line rentals and guides to help you find those secret powder stashes.

Lift Skiing

Continue to explore spectacular terrain at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Our lodge is located minutes from the gondola, so you can enjoy resort skiing at its best and ski from our back door. With the most vertical in North America, at 1,713 metres (5,620ft), there is a great variety of skiing. Groomed runs, amazing tree runs, double black diamond expert runs, a terrain park and easy access side country. When it’s time to rest the legs, grab a burger and a beer. Take in the post-card scenery at the top of the gondola, or rest for lunch at the Mid Mountain lodge. Satisfy your thirst with their selection of local beer.

After a day well spent, return to your private luxury chalet for a cozy après with friends and family. Indulge in gourmet pizza and cold Mt. Begbie beer around the glowing fireplace. Ease those tired muscles with a massage in our private massage room and play a game of pool while our chef prepares a delectable dinner.

After a satisfying dinner, soak the evening away in our outdoor spa. Reminisce about your epic day as big white snowflakes fall silently, refreshing the snow for what ever adventure awaits tomorrow.

Prepare for your personalized ski trip of a lifetime! With the many options for world class skiing combined with the indulgence of our mountainside chalet, Bison Lodge is the ideal setting for your luxury ski holiday.

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A Day of Luxury in Revelstoke


Some vacation days are meant for relaxation and indulgence! At Revelstoke Bison Lodge these are our areas of expertise. Spend a day relaxing, exploring the charming town of Revelstoke and indulging in pure luxury at our spectacular one of a kind chalet.

Our chef is up early preparing the finest local ingredients to start your day with the quality you deserve. Enjoy a family style breakfast, with menu highlights of BC smoked salmon eggs benedict, a variety of cereals, fresh fruit, homemade bread and fresh coffee and juice.

Treat your body and mind with a morning yoga session. At your request we will bring in an instructor, and convert the garage into your own private yoga studio. Weather permitting, enjoy your session out on the back lawn under the sunshine. We take care of the logistics so you can stretch into the Zen and relaxation of your holiday.

Enjoy Revelstoke

After a leisurely morning, head to town to soak up some history at the Railway Museum. Browse the quaint locally owned shops of vibrant downtown Revelstoke and enjoy an expresso as you sit roadside at one of the many charming cafes. Have a delicious lunch and refreshing craft beer on the patio of Mt. Begbie Brewery with spectacular views of Revelstoke and the surrounding Monashee Mountain Range. Enjoy a peaceful stroll along the glistening Columbia River with excellent bird watching and breath-taking scenery. Finish your day in town with an organic cocktail from Monashee Distillery, crafted from local ingredients, these cocktails are a mixologists dream come true.

Revelstoke Railway Museum

Photo credit: Tourism Revelstoke

Head back to luxury as we shuttle you back to your private vacation chalet. Continuing the indulgence, we welcome you back with a perfect afternoon snack. Some of our favourites include charcuterie board, sushi or homemade samosas. Unwind and sink into relaxation with a massage in our private massage room. Enjoy a glass of wine, with Blasted Church on tap or choose whatever you desire from our extensive wine cellar. Stocked with the best from British Columbia, Canadian and international vintages.

Dinner at Bison

Dinner is a special occasion at the Bison Lodge. Indulge in a three-course meal of world class cuisine, handmade by our amazing Chef, Jean-Philippe Bedard. Enjoy the bliss of holidays and indulge with friends and family as exquisite scents of perfectly prepared food fill the room. The ambience paired with exceptional cuisine creates an incomparable dining experience.

Wet your appetite with a delectable appetizer of fresh scallop caeser salad, made with BC scallops and organic produce grown by local farmers. Relax and enjoy the camaraderie as the server tops your glass with a perfectly paired wine of your choice while you indulge. Get to know the cuisine as the Chef shares an intimate description of his inspiration for the meal, the regional ingredients used and how he prepared his masterpiece. The exceptional seafood and game from British Columbia are complemented by the best ingredients to create hearty dishes. Featuring steak, salmon, duck, wood fired pizza, all prepared to perfection.

Dinner at Bison Lodge

No spectacular dining experience is complete without something sweet. Indulge in creamy homemade ice cream, flaky pastries and the best chocolate cake you have ever tasted. Relax as we cater to your every need so you can enjoy the peaceful luxury of our premier holiday chalet. Accommodating all dietary restrictions or special requests our chef will make you a glorious meal. Craving something specific, let us know and he will exceed your desires. Before you arrive, we will get to know you and your wishes, so every detail is personally tailored to ensure holiday paradise on every level.

The Top of Luxury

Finish the day with a night cap, as you relax on the plush couches, gathered around the hearth of the fireplace. Test your strength on our 28-foot natural rock-climbing wall. This gorgeous climbing wall, built into the mantle, spans from floor to ceiling. The wall is fully equipped with auto-belay station and harness for fun evening entertainment in the comfort of your holiday home.

Revelstoke is the gateway to legendary outdoor adventure. However, some days are better spent indulging in our chalet, relaxing and drawing in small town charm and fresh mountain air. Get ready for your one of a kind luxury vacation at our private 5-star lodge nestled in paradise.

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World-Class Accommodation Meets World-Class Biking


Wake up to the finest in luxury at Revelstoke’s world class Bison Lodge. Look out your window to find paradise. Stretch and indulge in a deep breath of fresh mountain air as you take in the surrounding snow-capped peaks standing tall over the Columbia River. Catch a scent of breakfast, prepared by our in-house chef and featuring only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients to give you all the energy you need for your day of adventure. While the server brings your coffee, sit on our balcony and enjoy the view of the majestic Mt. Begbie and beautiful Columbia Mountain Range.

The biking options in the area are as vast as the surrounding mountains. With Revelstoke quickly gaining a reputation for world class biking, all your pedal powered desires will be fulfilled. Reach some of the most pristine alpine trails, surrounded by rugged wilderness and breathtaking scenery as you set out for a day of heli-biking. Our partner company conveniently picks you up at our doorstep from our private helipad. As you fly towards your adrenaline pumping adventure of 7000ft of alpine single-track descent, enjoy the birds eye view of Revelstoke and get intimate with Mt. Begbie and the surrounding mountains. Customized to ensure you ride the terrain you desire, this is the mountain biking adventure of a lifetime, guaranteed to fulfill your biking dreams and give you the stress-free adventure you deserve.

Cross Country Mountain Biking

Ready for some cross country? Spend a day on the epic Mount Macpherson cross country bike trails where you’ll find a massive trail system with something for everyone. As we shuttle you to the trailhead, take in the scenery and small town charm of Revelstoke. Spend the day exploring the 55 kilometers of single-track trails with varied levels of difficulty, from quick flowing loops, to tough climbs with natural drop features. With many staging areas, we can drop you at one and pick you up at the next, to ensure you are conveniently discovering the trails you desire. This outstanding cycling area is large enough to provide days of entertainment and is not to be missed!

Downhill Mountain Biking

For a more adrenaline pumping experience there is Boulder Mountain. Revelstoke’s premier downhill biking venue. Featuring a variety of terrain, including smooth, flowing downhill, technical single track, unique wooden structures, jumps, drops and features. This zone is sure to satisfy. We will ensure you are set up with top of the line bikes and equipment as well as a shuttle for optimum performance and maximum time on the trail.

Mountain Biking in Revelstoke with Bison Lodge

Photo Credit: Ian Houghton, Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Lift Access Mountain Biking

New this year, Revelstoke Mountain Resort is introducing lift accessed mountain biking. Our deluxe chalet is conveniently located right at the base of the Resort, providing access to the gondola in minutes. Take the gondola to access the Stoke Climb. Reach either the 4.5km enduro loop or dig into the whole 7km climb earning you an elevation of 1713 meters. Take a moment to absorb the incredible post card views before you descend 15km on the all new, top to bottom flowing downhill trail.

Guided Tours

Looking for a guide to show you the trails? Ask us about arranging a bike clinic, an all ladies ride or a guided tour with local tour group Wandering Wheels. Their professional guides, have expert skills and knowledge so you never have to worry about ending up on the wrong trail. Whatever you desire, the details are our concern, your only care is how many trails your legs can handle!

When you’ve finished your day of riding, head back to our dream holiday home to relax and luxuriate in Revelstoke’s finest. Welcome back to luxury with a hearty après snack, then ease those tired muscles with a well-earned massage in our private massage room. Enjoy a locally crafted beer from Mt Begbie Brewing and chat about dinner with our Chef. Peruse our open-door wine cellar to choose the perfect pairing. Enjoy an exquisite dinner, with local ingredients, purchased that day, served to you in our beautiful open concept dining area.

Wrap up your day watching the beautiful sunset disappear behind the peaks. As the evening air cools, soothe your body in our outdoor hot tub. Relax and reflect, while taking in the mountain silhouettes and twinkling stars.

Another glorious day in paradise. World class biking. The charm of Revelstoke. And indulgence in our luxurious one of a kind mountainside chalet. Bison Lodge: making your mountain biking holiday dreams a reality.

Photo credit: Tourism Revelstoke

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Celebrate your special event at Bison!


Celebrations are our specialty at Bison Lodge! Pop the champagne and celebrate your engagement with your family and closest friends, say your ‘I do’s’ to your forever love in front of a stunning mountain back drop or toast the love of your life on your wedding anniversary. When you plan to celebrate at the Bison lodge you will certainly do so in style. From the incredible views to the luxurious atmosphere, the event will be truly memorable. Our staff are here to create your dream and facilitate every aspect of your special event.

Perhaps it’s time to celebrate that landmark in your career or business success. Recently we had the pleasure of hosting the management team from Revelstoke Mountain Resort for an evening of delicious cocktails and gourmet cuisine while they took the chance to bask in the the success of another amazing ski season. Bison Lodge is a perfect venue for your corporate event. Beautiful surroundings and dedicated staff come together to allow you to enjoy your event to the full.

Whether you envision an intimate event for a small group or a larger gathering we can accommodate all of your plans. Our chef will customize a menu that suits all of your invited guests and any number of fantastic details can be included. Have you ever thought of arriving at your special event by helicopter? Our Bison Lodge private heli pad is waiting for you to make your grand entrance! Perhaps a scenic flight with a mountain top photo session to capture the moments in life you will cherish forever. Let us know what you envision for the upcoming celebrations in your life and let us do the rest. We look forward to celebrating your special life moments with you and creating the most amazing memories!

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Outdoor Adventure Packages at Bison!


New to Bison Lodge are our customizable summer packages where you can plan to do exactly the outdoor adventure activities most suited to your family or group. Being surrounded by mountains, rivers and lakes, Revelstoke is a summer recreation paradise. From heli fishing, heli hiking, heli biking, and mountain top picnics to quad tours, kayaking and paragliding we can arrange every detail for you to have the ultimate outdoor adventure weekend. If more of a serene escape is your idea of spending time outdoors, we can set up paddle boarding and outdoor private yoga classes for your relaxing summer get away.

If an afternoon of wine tasting is what you could imagine on your weekend away, have the helicopter pick you up in Kelowna, BC and transport you directly to some amazing BC wineries. Our chef can create amazing wine pairing menus for you after your winery visits.

You’ll also experience the all inclusive luxury of Bison Lodge and our staff will be on hand to create the best experience you can imagine. Our private chef prepares incredible meals right in front of you and is more than happy to teach some of his impressive techniques. On tap local craft beer and BC wines are complimentary as is our well stocked wet bar. Sit back and relax on the deck , enjoy the mountain view and a tasty beverage. We will also have your private massage therapist scheduled to take care of those sore muscles or simply to facilitate total relaxation.

No matter what you envision for your outdoor adventure weekend away, our in house planning team will do their absolute best to make it happen. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest level of service and attention to detail for our valued guests.

We look forward to seeing you very soon!

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Thanks For A Truly Fabulous Season!


We had so much fun this winter at Bison Lodge with our fantastic guests from all over the world and our local business partners who helped us have a safe and successful season. Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing, Eagle Pass Heli, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Everything Revelstoke all assisted in providing our guests with the ultimate ski holiday.

Another huge thank you goes out to our staff who provided our guests with the exceptional service and attention to detail that we take pride in offering at Revelstoke’s newest luxury ski lodge.

If you’re dreaming of your next epic winter vacation, you want to experience the ultimate destination for winter sports and you’d love to relax and be catered to at an incredible luxury ski lodge then you have found what you’re looking for!

Touch base with us for details on the lodge and availability for Winter 2018.

Contact us at 1-877-271-4217 or info@revelstokebisonlodge.com

 

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Snow Fun at Bison!


Our season is in full swing at Bison Lodge! We have already had some wonderful guests who have had a blast skiing RMR, snow mobiling and heli skiing. Not to mention enjoying the fantastic meals our chef is preparing using our in-house forno oven, soaking in the hot tub and relaxing in front of the fireplace. Its been an amazing snow season in Revelstoke so if you are looking to plan a spectacular ski holiday with your family and friends, contact us and we will take care of the details.

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Ready For an Amazing Season


Preparations for the winter season at Bison Lodge are in full swing!

We’ve added some new, enthusiastic staff members to the team including our Executive Chef, JP Bedard. JP is dedicated to providing our guests with a culinary experience that is not only exquisite but created for their individual needs. His fresh bread and gourmet pizzas coming out of our in-house wood oven are hard to beat!

We’ve also been giving plenty of attention to our wine cellar and are planning to add some fantastic British Columbia wineries to our offerings. Imagine yourself fireside, watching the snow fall, enjoying a delicious glass of wine!

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We are THE destination, luxury lodge in Revelstoke, BC.  Make Bison Lodge part of your ultimate ski vacation this winter!

Contact us at 1-877-271-4217 or info@revelstokebisonlodge.com

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BUSY SUMMER AT BISON LODGE


It has been an exciting and busy summer here at Bison Lodge. Our landscaping has recently been completed and it is amazing! We’ve hosted bridal parties and provided the spectacular backdrop for their photos and lifelong memories. Our most recent event was an elegant dinner party with one of our esteemed BC Minister’s and local business professionals. It was a truly special evening with delicious nibbles and fantastic cellar wines.

Otherwise, we are busy readying our lodge for the upcoming winter season. A recent addition to our decor are the beautiful fur blankets and pillows which is a collaboration between Caroline Furs and the Hudson’s Bay Company. They are the perfect accent to our distinctly Canadiana theme.

For more information on Revelstoke Bison Lodge services and amenities, packages and availability, please contact us at 1 (877) 271-4217 or info@revelstokebisonlodge.com

Hope to see you this season!

 

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Laps of Luxury – Revelstoke Accommodation At Its Best


With the tough assignment to visit, indulge and report on Revelstoke accommodation and Revelstoke’s newest luxury property, Rob Knodel of Winnipeg Free Press stepped up.  After two days of experiencing Revelstoke Mountain Resort, the hospitality of the new Revelstoke Bison Lodge and everything that goes with it, here’s Rob’s report in a nutshell….”Five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, pool table, 12-person dining table in open-concept kitchen, all located steps from the base of the resort, the only place in the world that offers lift, cat, heli and backcountry skiing from the base of North America’s greatest vertical? Check.”

Yes Rob, it’s all here. Happy to have you join us and we echo Peter Nielsen’s sentiments (Vice-President of Operations at Revelstoke Mountain Resort), we’d also… “love it if the resort became the favourite ski destination for Manitobans!”

Contact us anytime and make Revelstoke Bison Lodge your home base for adventure.

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