5th annual Canuck Splitfest starts today

Splitboarder gathering at Coast Hillcrest Hotel, Rogers Pass honours event founder Wade Galloway, who passed away in an avalanche last year.

The fifth annual gathering of splitboarders from across B.C. and beyond features events and gatherings at Revelstoke’s Coast Hillcrest Hotel, and touring in Rogers Pass.

The event is presented by Prior.

This year’s event honours Wade Galloway, the founder of the event, and a big supporter of Avalanche Canada. Wade passed away in an avalanche last year. There will be raffles to support Avalanche Canada in Wade’s memory.

The anchor of the three-day event is evening presentations starting at about 6:30 p.m. at the Revelstoke Coast Hillcrest Hotel.

This is a gathering, with unguided riding in Rogers Pass. Park pass required.

Look for coverage of the event at www.revelstokemountaineer.com.

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