Visiting pilots are welcome to fly at Revelstoke Mountain Resort (RMR)…but there are a few simple rules that must be followed for everyone’s safety and to ensure ongoing access to the site. Flying at RMR is a privilege! Please obey all rules and regulations.
1. All pilots need insurance from HPAC (Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada) to fly at RMR. http://www.hpac.ca/forms/MF.pdf or 60 day visitor insurance at http://www.hpac.ca/forms/TM.pdf
2. No Speed Flying allowed at any time! All visiting pilots need to sign the RMR waiver at Guest Services or the Revelstoke Outdoor Centre (ROC). You can sign the waiver and bring it to Guest Services at RMR Paragliding Liability waiver and read the Paragliding Program Policies 2016-1
3. Summer road access is gated and locked. The combination is available through RMR. Lock the gate after you go through.
4. All vehicles need to have and use the RMR radio frequency to call the “miles” on the road, up and down. The frequencies are Tx: 167.085 Rx: 162.105 Tone: 110.9
5. Speed is restricted to 30 km/h or less on the ski hill road.
6. Winter lift access requires a ski pass. Single use passes for pilots may be available at a reduced rate. Check with Guest Services at RMR.
7. The designated winter launch is at the top of the “Hot Sauce” ski run, and the winter LZ is the large unused area to the South of the Mid Mountain Day Lodge.
8. All flights must stay South of the Gondola line when you are lower than the upper terminal in order to avoid conflicts with Heli-Ski helicopters.
9. No winter foot launches. All pilots must have skis or snowboards, and be capable of skiing or snowboarding down from the top of the mountain.
10. Speed flying the ski runs is not allowed. All flights must stay above tree top height until the LZ.
11. Airband Radios are strongly advised. The local frequency is 122.800. If you don’t use an airband radio, then you need to call the Kamloops F.I.C and let them know your flights plans 1.866.541.4101
12. The summer LZ is the large field on Catherwood Road with the windsock in the middle. See map below.