Big White British Columbia

Fabulous

4.2 / 5

based on 31 reviews

Trails

Beginner
18%
Intermediate
54%
Advanced / Expert
28%

Overview

The Good

  • Champagne powder - one of the best spots for powder skiing
  • Western Canada's largest night skiing area (38 ac)! 
  • Closest Ski Resort to Kelowna - just 1-hour drive away
  • Canada's largest ski-in/ski-out village 
  • Family-friendly resort

The Bad

  • Often low visibility - nicknamed "Big Fog" and "Big White Out"
  • Terrain on east side can get icy
  • Slopes can get crowded

Find Freshies: All over the mountain, that's why its Kelowna's powder paradise! Stashes can be found between the Snow Ghosts (snow-covered trees) and if you like face-shots then Mustang Sally is just perfect!

Ditch the Crowds: Most of the crowds ski on the east side which is closer to the village. Avoid them by skiing over at the Gem Lake Area. 

Local's Pick: The real gems are at the Gem Lake Area; be sure to check out Powder bowl here. The runs off Cliff Chair are also a treat!

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Fabulous

4.2 / 5

based on 31 reviews

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KJHKasemer J H.
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 06, 2017
As a former staff member at this resort I feel particularly at home here, however the experience I'd that way for everyone I know. It's an extremely welcoming and friendly resort that makes you feel like family while you're there.

Lifts

Gondola & Tram
1
High Speed Six
1
High Speed Quads
5
Triple Chair
1
Double Chairs
3
Surface Lifts
5

Elevation

Base
4,947 feet
Summit
7,608 feet
Vertical drop
2,661 feet

Terrain

Total runs
118
Terrain Parks
1
Longest Run
4 miles
Skiable Terrain
2,765 acres
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