It is hard to believe, but we booked our apartment in Revelstoke during our vacation in Italy in June 2015. Initially we were looking at resorts in Colorado, but had to give up on that rather quickly: the cheapest offer we got for an apartment for three months was $52,000 – not an option. So eventually we found this place on Airbnb – at a small fraction of the cost in Colorado:

This is our home in the next free months - in Revelstoke's Big Eddy area, named after an eddy in the Columbia river (not after the local pub)
This is our home in the next free months – in Revelstoke’s Big Eddy area, named after an eddy in the Columbia river (not after the local pub)

Unfortunately we don’t live in the whole house, but in the basement part. The flat is big enough for all of us, and, most notably, our equipment, too:

Thou shalt not ski on one ski only - our equipment for the next few months.
Thou shalt not ski on one ski only – our equipment for the next few months.