We love riding Revelstoke because of the large number of fantastic riding areas in and around Boulder Mountain. The area we call 10 Bump is one of those little gems that is tucked away and most people ride by in order to ride more established and popular sledding areas. The area was named 10 Bump because there are a series of shelves one after the other, where it feels like your riding up 10 different shelves. 10 Bump was shown to us by our friend Kurt who is a legend in deep and steep extreme skiing field who made the transition to sledding many years ago. Kurt was, like Rob Alford a world ranked extreme skier and we have had the privilege to ride with him on many occasions. Kurt, like many long time locals rarely share their secret areas with outsiders, so we were honored when he brought us into 10 Bump. We have been riding 10 bump for 6 or 7 years and have always had excellent days playing in this zone. Over the years we have explored the many aspects of this area but we have always known that there was more secrets to 10 bump, but due to technology we were not able to access these zones, until this year. This year we have found an area we now call 10 Bump Plus, as it is another huge riding area at the top end of the last Bump, a Plus to the existing known areas. In the last month we have broken in and explored this zone several times, the most recent trip we had 4 feet of fresh with sunshine and we took full advantage to explore and document our deep snow riding experience. We took stills and video and we hope you enjoy what we rode and enjoyed. The day we were riding was one of those days you see in other people videos and movies, deeeeeeep fresh, powder snow and sunshine, these are what deep snow days are made of. To say this trip was epic would not do honour to the day and conditions. Not only were the conditions excellent but the crew was on their game and we spend the day riding and exploring and having a fantastic time. 10 Bump Plus will be an area we will continue to ride and explore as this is just the bottom end of another huge riding area, and once again Revy proves that it truly is the MECCA of sledding and if you haven't made your way there yet, you need to book a guide and explore the area for yourself.
Here are a few short videos and a couple of pictures of our adventure.
The videos were shot on the "last bump", so to speak. You have to climb up and out of the technical tree's and the mountain rewards you with this beautiful rolling terrain, and on days where the visibility is good, you end up with spectacular riding and video opportunities. We shot lots of GoPro footage, but the iPhone makes it easy to upload and share, enjoy.
We are people that love sledding in the backcountry, we love getting out and away from the crowds and enjoying the challenge of the deep snow and mountains. We love the Revelstoke area, we believe it to be the best place to backcountry sled. We are people that dedicate a lot of time to becoming better sledders and we want to pass this passion onto others as we believe there is no better sport than sledding in the backcountry.