Kevin Hill and Chris Robanske visit Big White Community School
Being a school student at Big White Ski Resort’s Community School means that no day is ever an average school day. Yesterday was no exception, with school students having the opportunity to speak to some of Canada’s greatest athletes as they visit the resort for competition.
Former Big White racer in first place on NorAm tour
20-year-old Ned Ireland from Okanagan Centre started off the 2015 Ski Cross NorAm season with a bang last week, winning the first NorAm race and placing 2nd in the second race at Ski Cooper in Colorado.
QANTAS confirms more seasonal direct flights
Australian airline QANTAS has just announced some great news for every Australian that's hoping to visit Canada. Qantas has just confirmed more seasonal direct flights between Sydney and Vancouver - this time for both winter and summer travel. A grand total of 33 direct flights are available, including 13 return services in June/July 2014, plus another 20 direct flights from mid-December 2015 through to January 2016. Fares are available from sale from today, with launch pricing starting at $1990 valid for sale until 09 Feb. A direct flight right to Vancouver, followed by a direct flight from Vancouver to Kelowna, can get you from Sydney to Big White in well under 24 hours!
Big White Ski Resort hosts Team BC final qualifier for Canada Winter Games 2015
BC Alpine finalized its Canada Winter Games selection Friday at Big White. The resort proudly boasts one of the most highly-regarded Ski Cross tracks in Western Canada.
Australia Day 2015 at Big White
Over one hundred Australians dressed up in their boardies, bikinis and Aussie flags to kick off Australia Day on the mountain this morning. Meeting for a 10am run down “Kangaroo”, everyone munched on Tim Tams while posing for photos with Boomer, our kangaroo mascot.
Big White News: The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race
There was chanting, singing and last-minute engineering modifications. That's right - The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race came to Big White Ski Resort for one fun-filled morning of tobogganing in Happy Valley. Over 400 engineering students from all over Canada and the US came along to join the challenge of who could build the best toboggan. There was one major rule - only the concrete parts of the toboggan could touch the snow.
Trevor Hendy visits Big White Ski Resort
We've been happy to welcome one of Australia's favourite athletes here at Big White Ski Resort - the incredible Trevor Hendy.
Big White's Biggest Snow Day. Ever.
Yesterday was the biggest snow day in Big White history. 56 cm in 36 hours made for an incredible day full of fresh, Okanagan Champagne Powder.
Snow Day at Big White: Over 40cm in 24 hours
The storm came in at 10pm on Sunday night. Fluffy flakes of Okanagan Champagne Powder began falling from the sky and haven't stopped since.
Kettle Valley Steak House: What to eat (and drink)
Kettle Valley Steakhouse is not the average kind of restaurant you’ll find at a ski resort. That’s something you realise as soon as you walk in.