Beautiful Big White Ski Resort is located in the Okanagan region of British Columbia and is world famous for its champagne powder. It’s the second largest ski and snowboarding resort in the province and has Canada’s largest ski-in, ski-out village. Just 45 minutes from Kelowna International Airport and a 5 hour drive from Vancouver, Big White Mountain is in an ideal location to receive both domestic and international visitors.
The Resort receives an average of 750cm of snowfall every year, operates 15 lifts and has 118 designated trails. It also boasts 25 kilometres of Nordic and Wilderness Trails perfect for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. The Winter season generally runs from late November through to late April.
Visit Big White Village and marvel at the amazing vistas of the Monashee Mountains. The Village is constantly buzzing with avid snowseekers and is lit up with thousands of beautiful lights for the festive season. If you’re lucky enough to visit during Christmas or on a Saturday during Winter, you’ll see the sky lit up with spectacular fireworks. There are more than 20 restaurants on Big White Mountain, serving a variety of meals and offering a range of dining experiences from takeaway options, bistro-style meals and fine dining. There are also plenty of activities other than skiing and snowboarding likely to appeal to the whole family! These include dog sled tours, tubing, ice skating, snowmobile tours and ice climbing.
Big White in Summer is an incredible place to be for both locals and visitors alike and it's only going to get better with the mountain officially open for mountain biking in Summer 2017! The new trails will enable all levels of mountain biker to enjoy lift accessed mountain biking. The events planned for August are new and exciting, take advantage of our summer playground and relax in a hot tub after a fine dining experience at the Globe, no rush to get out in the morning, enjoy a coffee looking at the spectacular view, jump on a bike and cycle to the Village for lunch. Watch out for Deer and other wild life which is abundant throughout the summer in Big White. Ask us about the best fishing holes around to catch Rainbow Trout, just a short 4x4 drive away. The adventure begins the moment you pack your bag don't forget your rod.
Winter Mountain stats:
- Annual snowfall: 750 cm (24.5 ft) average
- Total Uphill Capacity: 28,000 skiers per hour
- Resort Area: 7,355 acres (3,052 hectares)
- Groomed Area: 905 acres (367 hectares)
- Alpine and Glades: 1,525 acres (618 hectares)
- Western Canada’s Largest Resort Night Skiing Area: 38 acres (15 hectares)
- Summit: 2,319m (7,606 ft)
- Village Centre: 1,755m (5,757 ft)
- Vertical Drop: 777 m (2,550 ft)
- Telus Park features: Boarder/Skier-Cross course and Beginner/Intermediate and Intermediate/Advanced lanes combined with Rails and Jumps
- Temperature: Average daytime temperature -5 Celsius