Matt is a passionate mountain biker, adventurer, and trail advocate living in Revelstoke, BC. When he isn't guiding or coaching in the summertime, he’s likely sneaking in a ride with friends or organizing trail building and events as a volunteer for the Revelstoke Cycling Association. Matt enjoys meeting people from all over the world and he loves sharing his knowledge and passion for mountain biking with all of our guests!
During the off season, Matt spends his time planning and guiding unique and adventurous mtb trips all over the world! If you’ve ever dreamt of hike-a-biking to the summit of Kilimanjaro, heli-biking down massive Chilean volcanoes, bike-packing through the magnificent Himalaya Mountains of Nepal, or riding in the backcountry of Tibet, he can help you make it happen!
Born in Nelson BC and raised in the Kootenays, Sahana has had a lifelong connection with the mountains. She enjoys biking on them in the summertime and skiing them in the winter. She loves living in Revelstoke but also loves to travel and explore new places all over the world! When she manages to find some free time in the summer, she also enjoys going to the beach, camping, and wrestling grizzly bears!
You can often find Sahana in the office, building incredible and unforgettable mountain biking experiences for our guests. She is also a skilled and experienced rider, guide, and instructor who helps to run our kids programs, ladies clinics, and more. Her favourite thing to do is to get people stoked by sharing our lovable mountain town and our world-class trails with them!
Jessa is a local girl who loves Revelstoke so much that she just never left. She’s spent her whole life playing in these mountains and she knows the trails like the back of her hand! She grew up chasing her twin brother around on skis and bikes and she credits him for her athletic ability. She’s a strong rider who works as a guide and coach and helps to run many of our kids programs.
In the off season you will find Jessa keeping the slopes safe as a volunteer ski patroller. She also works part time at The Taco Club, where she’ll serve you a mean margarita!
Luke grew up riding bikes amongst a community of motivated riders and trailbuilders in Calgary, and he headed west to the mountains at every opportunity! Luke developed his true life passion for riding in Fernie BC, where he began riding downhill and racing at a competitive level. During almost a decade of downhill racing Luke has travelled around the world competing in international mountain bike events at a World Cup level!
Now living in Revelstoke, Luke pursues his passion for the mountains by training as a ski guide in the winters and trail building, guiding, and coaching mountain biking in the summers. Luke is pumped to show you his backyard and share some good times on two wheels!
Dave is a part-time guide, a full-time trail builder, a bike mechanic, and a volunteer firefighter here in Revelstoke. He is a the Director of Trail Maintenance for the RCA and he works as a crew leader for a local trail building company. Dave is our lead bike mechanic, he coaches some of our kids camps, and he guides tours on the weekends.
Dave is a passionate and skilled mountain biker with a pretty impressive background in urban and trials riding - ask him to show you some tricks! In the winter, Dave enjoys ripping on his snowboard and splitboard as often as possible and he works as a ski tech at Skookum Cycle and Ski.
Stu is a born and raised Revelstoke local who’s been loving mountain biking for the past 9 years. Growing up in this town has given him an amazing opportunity to develop the passion for being outdoors. It doesn't matter if it is biking, hiking, skiing, paddling, camping, or fishing, he is always having a great time outside!
Stu is a part-time enduro racer who competes in BC Enduro and EWS race events. When he’s not travelling he helps to coach our skills clinics and he loves to guide people around his favourite trails. Knowing the ins and outs of every trail in the Kootenays, he’ll always be able to show you a great time and maybe a few sneaky lines too!
Raised in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital city at an elevation of 3650m, Abu developed the lungs for riding in the high mountains before he ever learned to ride a bike. But learn to ride he has, and he’s now been guiding cycling trips across Tibet for the past 15 years! He’s as fearless as they come on single track descents and unbeatable while climbing gruelling himalayan passes. He’s an experienced backcountry guide and his natural resourcefulness and creativity is a vital asset to have on any adventure in Tibet.
Abu is part owner of Extravagant Yak, partner company for our Backcountry Tibet trips. He is full of cultural knowledge and always offers up a laugh or two, with a charming smile and a charismatic personality!
Om was born in a rural village outside of Pokhara, Nepal, surrounded by the magnificent Himalaya Mountains. A natural explorer from a young age, Om left home at 16 and spent two years cycling around his beautiful country. Om used his knowledge of Nepal to become a certified mountain trekking guide and has spent the past ten years guiding people on foot and providing quality mtb experiences in the Himalayas.
When he’s not working as a guide, he’s often exploring new routes with friends or leading social development programs in Nepal, which include building schools from recycled, sustainable materials!