” And as much as people lament the lack of women in town, females apparently don’t have the pick of the litter either.
“You come to town as a girl, everyone tells you the bars are heaving with guys, the ratio is completely askew and the guys just want to grab a girl for winter and keep them, that’s how it goes,” Sarah says.
Snow sports, despite the number of women who can shred, are male dominated so it’s inevitable that this balance is reflected in ski resort towns — just check out the dance floor on any given Toonie Tuesday night at the Regent Inn.
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The Revelstoke Mountaineer's dating series investigates the likelihood of finding love in our outdoor wonderland.
In this article, we quizzed some Revelstoke residents on what the city's dating scene is really like.
Hook-up app Tinder is so ubiquitous it’s almost the default starting point for dating talk these days, especially in a town full of transient young people like Revelstoke. Sarah (not her real name) is 26 and has been here since summer last year.
She straight-up describes Revelstoke as being typically small-town — everyone knows your business.
He doesn’t believe being liftie at the resort is helping his game. “A lot of girls here are looking for the guys with the houses and cars — security.
I’m here to shred.” Andrew Harvey, 22, is from Kelowna originally and says there’s an expectation before you move here that there’s not going to be much action off the hill.
“[RMR] is the highest vertical resort in North America,” Greg Hilderman, 24, says.
“It’s a pretty good substitute for girls.” Greg believes that most girls in Revelstoke already had a partner before moving here or are looking for a certain type of man.
They approach dating in a thoughtful way, focusing on quality, not quantity. That's the refreshing essence of Revelstoke and there's a lot of love in the air.