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Big White ski resort

British Columbia, Canada

Big White ski resort is nestled in the Canadian Rockies in Kelowna, Canada. It is one of the largest in British Columbia with an average of 24.5 feet (7.5 meters) of snow per year. The village is located at 1,508m and the lifts lead you up to 2,319m providing skiers and boarders with a 811m vertical drop.

As the largest totally ski-in, ski-out ski resort in Canada, you can experience the luxury of stepping straight out onto the trails from the fantastic range of accommodation. Big White ski resort has something for everyone. Whether it’s a luxurious self contained vacation home with a private hot tub, a cozy condominium or a welcoming hotel suite. Whatever you’re after, we have the makings for a memorable vacation.

Almost half of the terrain at Big White ski resort is groomed so it is an absolute paradise for intermediates and it’s also fantastic for beginners. There is plenty of single black diamond runs for advanced riders in the form of moguls and off-piste terrain amongst the many trees.

Consequently, 18% of these trails are beginner, 56% intermediate and the remaining 26% are classed as expert. The wooded areas between trails at Big White ski resort are all open, and can offer a variety of ungroomed snow and widely varied terrain.

Big White ski resort offers the best powder sweeping over 188km of exquisitely combed speed runs and cavernous alpine bowls. With 118 market runs fanning from the summit, 2,765 acres of skiable terrain, and 16 lifts, there‘s a great selection of terrain for everyone with deep powder bowls, wide-open glades, and great fall-line cruising.

There is a beautiful village not far away where visitors go for a hot chocolate or a coffee or take a ride on the gondola down to Happy Valley to walk around. The village Big White ski resort is small but very well laid out and there are quite a few ski in ski out units to stay in. They have a lot of options for eating and a nice market with almost anything you might need.

The most expensive part of every ski trip is usually the accommodation costs. If you are looking to compare hotel prices and to book your accommodation for your next trip to Big White ski resort please visit our STAY page. We invite you to book directly online through our website.

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Total Trails: 105 km 65.2 mi

  • Easiest 19 km 11.8 mi | 18%
  • More Difficult 56 km 34.8 mi | 53%
  • Most Difficult 30 km 18.6 mi | 29%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes Yes

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
2319 m 7608.3 ft
Base elevation:
1508 m 4947.5 ft
Vertical Drop:
777 m 2549.2 ft
Total Trails:
105 km 65.2 mi
Longest Run:
7.2 km 4.5 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassCAD 91
  • Kids Day PassCAD 51
  • Season PassCAD 1179
  • Kids Season PassCAD 479
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 15

  • Gondolas1
  • Chairlifts10
  • T-Bars2
  • Magic Carpet 3

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %10 %
  • No of Snow guns0

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:
  • 24hrs Snow
  • Base (natural):
-8 °C
-8 °C
NW26 km/h NW16 m/h


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