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Great Northern Snowcat Skiing

Revelstoke, British Columbia T3L 2R1, Canada
+1 800-889-0765
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Totally amazing, we can't wait to return

This is a first class operation. We hit it for 3 days in March when they were at the end of a week... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
David M
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Clarksville, Maryland, United States
Cat Skiing in Revelstoke

Despite the lengthy transport to the site, it was gorgeous country with stunning vistas. The... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
KLMRN
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Have you ever dreamed of floating effortlessly over acres of virgin powder then dropping spectacularly into a treed bowl of equally untouched terrain? For 31 years Great Northern Snowcat Skiing has been bringing those dreams to life. Since 1979, GREAT NORTHERN has strived to provide a quality wilderness skiing experience for our valued guests.We are passionate and focused on maximizing the uniqueness of our operation with highly personalized service and a refreshing attitude towards the ski vacation experience. Distinguished by our individuality, Great Northern’s exclusive “boutiqueness” offers a smaller, more personalized backcountry skiing alternative. By choice, we operate only one state-of-the art passenger snowcat, with just one group of 16 skiers per week. Our signature service from friendly and professional reservation, mountain and lodge staff guarantees our guests' comforts and well-being are first and foremost. With 45 square miles of pristine terrain and over 600 inches of snow annually, Great Northern skiers experience a truly unique sense of intimacy and adventure in the heart of the majestic Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia.
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Revelstoke, British Columbia T3L 2R1, Canada
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a first class operation. We hit it for 3 days in March when they were at the end of a week of almost no new snow (the only bad snow week of the year) and the skiing was still off the charts amazing....More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Despite the lengthy transport to the site, it was gorgeous country with stunning vistas. The skiing was super fun and varied from forested powder to open bowl and very steep to rolling terrain. Safety was clearly a number one priority. The guides, Glen and JT,...More

Thank KLMRN
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

This was my chance to cross cat skiing off my bucket list. I've dreamt of this day for 3 decades. The Biggest disappointment of my life! I recommend this company to all Green skiers out there. If you are a Blue run skier or beyond,...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We spent three wonderful days powder skiing with friends at this operation, which is based in a very rural area of the Selkirk Mountains. It is about a 1 3/4 hour drive from Revelstoke; this includes a ferry across a lake which takes about 20...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had a group of buddies go for 3 days, had over a meter of fresh before we arrived and another 50cm while we were there. Some of the best boarding I've ever done but not enough runs/day. Large group (16) and long traverses made...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Just returned from another wonderful week at GN. The new owners expressed a strong desire to preserve the magic Brent has created and maintained over the last 30 years. He took what mother nature created here and turned it into a sustainable business that has...More

1  Thank Gregory W
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

We came on our second visit this year (March 2016), and boy did we hit the jackpot. We had 6 days of storm skiing. Most of a metre of snow came down and we had light fluffy powder the entire time. Brent, Pat, and Ellial...More

1  Thank dsidebotham
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

I`ve been with GN for the past 4 years. It would be hard to spend winter somewhere else than here. Always looking forward to catch up with returning guests ...meeting new ones...

Thank Sandy B
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

GN starts with the friendliest most efficient & helpful staff, and continues with good food, excellent terrain & guides who are skilled at finding the best while keeping you safe & helping you find your greatest potential. Show up in shape and you will have...More

1  Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

We are so thankful to have had the opportunity to have skied with GNPG. The whole operation was professional and fun. We felt the leader and the tail guides were extremely competent at what they do. Safety and fun was most important for all level...More

1  Thank DJ J
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