Okanagan Trestles Tour
We are excited to announce an exciting event taking place this summer that we are involved with – Okanagan Trestles Tour! July 14th ride the historic Kettle Valley Railway starting at the famous Myra Canyon. It is the 10th Anniversary of the Okanagan Mountain Fire and it’s time to celebrate the amazing trail and history.
How Would You Give?
TELUS recently launched the Give Where We Live campaign. The campaign invites Canadians to give back to their local community. The concept is simple – share your stories about how you give where you live and you could win a $10,000 donation to the community organization of your choice.
Taking Tuning to the Next Level with Wintersteiger Mercury Tuning Machine
Big White Ski Resort is excited to announce the purchase of a Wintersteiger Mercury Ski Tuning machine. This state-of-the-art $300,000, robot is the only one of its kind in the Okanagan Valley. Specialty skis require precision maintenance. Today's equipment has specific tolerances, including edge bevels, base structures and edge finishes that are designed to increase the performance and rideability of our guest’s equipment. Learning to ski will come easier to our customers due to a consistent precision tuning of Big White’s rental fleet which will be exclusively maintained by the Wintersteiger Mercury robot. This advanced piece of robotic tuning equipment offers guests of the resort the highest maintained rental fleet in the Okanagan Valley.
The Okanagan Bucket List Unveiled at YLW
For Immediate ReleaseMay 3rd, 2013What’s on Your Bucket List? The Okanagan Bucket List Unveiled at YLW
(KELOWNA, BC) – A new era of partnership in marketing and promotion of the Okanagan Region to visitors from around the world was officially launched today during a special ceremony at the Kelowna International Airport (YLW).
Snowpack Summary - 2012/2013
Kris Hawryluik, Big White's Ski Patrol Operations Manager, has put together the following snowpack summary for the 2012/2013 ski season.
Record Snow at Big White - 305cm Base!
With one week left in the ski season we have surpassed the 3 meter base mark, one of the highest bases the mountain has seen in the past 15 years! As all other mountains are closed for the season Big White has the powder people are searching for. Receiving over 51 cm in the last 7 days the conditions on the mountain are outstanding. Big White has had an abundance of snow receiving over 840cm of World famous Okanagan champagne powder over the course of the season.
Ski Tips #013 – Spring Bumps
One of the best times to go bump skiing is in the spring. Spring skiing enthusiasts called the snow conditions that you sometimes get at that time of year “corn” snow because of its kernel like texture. This type of snow makes the bumps really soft and exciting to ski because when you hit them they often explode like popcorn popping.
16th Annual Neil Edgeworth Banked Slalom
April 5th to 7th will be the biggest weekend to be a snowboarder at Big White Ski Resort, with the 16th Annual Neil Edgeworth Memorial Banked Slalom competition.
Alpine Ski Racer Zane Torres named U14 Provincial Champion
Ricker & Minghini Crowned Champions At Big White Ski Resort
It was an incredible week at Big White Ski Resort, where the Sport Chek Canadian Snowboard Cross Championships took place. This year’s Canadian Championships held a strong contingent of competitors with some excellent racing by the next generation of Canadian Snowboardcross riders.