1. It’s The Snow
The Big White motto is “It’s the Snow”. The resort receives over 750cm (26.5 ft) of light, dry, fluffy powder annually. Come and ski or ride in the world-famous ‘snow ghosts’ – our frosty, snow-caked trees.
2. Canada’s Largest Totally Ski-in/Ski-out Resort Village
Choose luxury at very affordable pricing when you stay at Stonebridge Lodge and Stonegate Resort — you can ski-in, ski-out right from your lodging whilst still being in the heart of the Big White village. Canada’s largest ski-in, ski-out village has something for everyone and especially perfect convenience when staying at Stonebridge Lodge or Stonegate Resort.
3. Your Own Private Hot Tub
Soak in the breathtaking Big White views from your private balcony at Stonebridge Lodge or Stonegate Resort. Immerse yourself and relax in the privacy of your hot tub. Watch the snow fall, blanketing the resort in powder, ready for tomorrow’s adventure.
4. Daytime & Après-Ski Family Entertainment
Big White Ski Resort offers family friendly activities and events for all ages. Everything is just steps away from your accommodation. Enjoy live entertainment, go skating, play hockey, try tubing, take a sleigh ride. Live the adventure with snowmobiling or dog sledding, then gather around the bonfire to watch the fireworks.
5. Perfect Winter Weather & Elevation
Daytime temperatures average -5 ºC (23 F) – perfect for a wide range of winter activities. With a moderate base elevation of 1,755 metres (5758 ft), the only thing that will take your breath away will be the views.
6. Kelowna International Airport Makes It Easy To Get Here
It is surprisingly easy to get to Big White. Non-stop flights are available from major domestic hubs including, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto. USA direct flights to Seattle and Las Vegas. Further afield to Mexico – Cancun, Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta and Varadero, Cuba.
Take a regularly scheduled Big White shuttle, and you’ll be on the slopes in an hour.
Commercial airline schedules may vary due to COVID-19 border restrictions.
7. Big & Wide Open Terrain
Unfolding the Big White mountain trail map, you’ll discover 119 runs, 5 alpine bowls, ‘TELUS Park’ terrain park, Look for the Mega Snow Coaster tubing park, a skating rink, snowmobile trails, and more. Experience all 1,119 ha (2,765 acres) of terrain geared for all levels of skiers and boarders.
For the diehards, enjoy Western Canada’s largest night skiing terrain at Big White Ski Resort. There is 15.3 ha (38 acres) available under lights.
Big White Ski Resort, offers 25 km (16 miles) of incredible combined Nordic and Wilderness trails. Accessible from Happy Valley, these trails are perfect for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Take Lara’s Gondola from the Village Centre, to access the 25 km (16 miles) marked trails. Head to the 14 km (8.5 miles) of scenic trails that are groomed daily for both skate and classic technique.
8. Taste More Than The Champagne Powder
Big White has 20 on-mountain restaurants, cafes, delis, pubs and nightclubs. There’s no shortage of places to relax or replenish your energy level when it is time for a break.
Enjoy a luxurious lunch at the Black Forest Day Lodge. Soak up the sunshine outside at The Woods. Sit on the patio at Sessions,for a social drink to warm your soul. Make a ‘dinner date’ and treat yourself to a wonderful meal at the Kettle Valley Steakhouse.
Enjoy the BC Okanagan Valley’s offerings, and savor some famous local wines. Order your groceries and have them delivered to your condo before you arrive. Feel like a day off the mountain?
9. Award-Winning Grooming, Kids Centre & Ski & Board School
It is a parent’s vacation too! Cruise down the immaculately groomed runs, satisfied knowing that your children are being introduced to the exciting world of mountain fun at the Kids Centre. Take a lesson from our top-notch Ski and Board School certified pros so your kids don’t leave you behind!
10. Fast, Convenient, Modern Lifts Mean No Waiting in Lines
At Big White, we believe that ‘time is your ultimate luxury, so use it well. You’ll never wait more than a few minutes – even at the busiest times. The resort is serviced by 16 lifts. The uphill capacity is 28,700 skiers and riders per hour.
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