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.
Competition Heats Up In TELUS Park
The second of two IPC Para-Snowboard World Cup went off yesterday under stellar conditions, providing the best riding available to the world-class athletes that made their way to Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, BC.
IPC Para Snowboard World Cup 2013 at Big White
March 29th, 2013
Competitors in TELUS Park
We welcome all competitors here for the Para Snowboard World Cup and Sport Chek Canadian Snowboard Cross Championships including: Tyler Mosher (CAN) - 2009 World Champ, Evan Strong (USA) - 2011 World Champ / XGames 15 Gold, Mike Shea (USA ) - World Cup Gold 2013, Keith Gabel (USA) - World Cup Silver 2013. See what they had to say about the course at Big White.
Easter 'Eggcitement' at Big White!
March 27th, 2013Big White Ski Resort is the perfect place to spend Easter with the family this weekend. Come up for the weekend or just the day. There are lots of free Easter activities planned for the kids. Visit our Spring Calendar for all the events and activities this Easter.March 29th to 30th - Egg DecoratingJoin us for an egg-cellent Easter activity! Bring the kids down to the Happy Valley Day Lodge for some Easter Egg Decorating from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. The Easter Bunny will be on-hand to give his best decorating tips!March 31st - Easter Sunday ActivitiesKids Scavenger HuntStop by the Activities Desk to pick up your clues for the Kids Scavenger Hunt at 8:00am. The clues will lead you to your favorite treats!Easter Egg HuntThe Easter Bunny loves visiting Big White, and often leaves some treats behind! We've got two egg hunting areas in the Village Center designated for the kids to scrounge for goodies between 8:00am and 11:00am. *The Easter Egg hunt will be paused for the duration of the Easter Service, from 9:00am to approximately 9:30am.Church Service Village PlazaA Church Service will be held in the Village Plaza at 9:00am. All welcome. A short communion will be held afterwards in the Big White Chalet. *If the weather is not appropriate for an outdoor service, we will move the service into the Big White Chalet, opposite the top of the Gondola.Skiing with the Easter BunnyCatch the Easter Bunny skiing from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and he'll have some chocolate treats for you!Stop by the Bakery downstairs in the Village Centre Mall for Hot Cross Buns and Challah for Easter!
Ski Tips #012 – Starting a Parallel Turn
The other day I was skiing with some people and we were working on parallel skiing. We were focusing at the start of the turn because that’s where something new needs to happen. To turn your skis parallel you need to simply do that, turn them together. Sounds easy enough eh? Well, it is if you can do one thing first, your skis need to be flat against the snow.