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Big White Dedicates Bridge to Canadian Ski Industry Legend Jimmie Spencer

March 18, 2019

On Sunday, March 17, Big White Ski Resort Ltd. honoured the life and legacy of Canadian ski legend Jimmie Spencer with a special bridge dedication ceremony. The skier bridge over Hummingbird run was named the “Jimmie Spencer Memorial Bridge,” with a plaque commemorating the man who developed the Canada West Way.

Big White Teen Headed to the 2019 Freeride Junior World Championships

March 06, 2019

Seventeen-year-old Gabby Guarducci dropped into the sport of freeride skiing by chance. “My former coach put us into groups, and we didn’t know what they were. Some were in park, some were on moguls, and some were in freeride,” she says. “He took us out on to The Cliff and we did two laps there and I never wanted to leave.”

Big White Ski Resort breaks all-time skier visit record New Year’s Eve Day

January 11, 2019

Now into our second week of 2019, the team at Big White Ski Resort has had time to reflect on our record-breaking end to 2018 , and dream about how we can possibly top it in the new year.

Skier visits up on Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day

December 26, 2018

We wrapped 281 empty boxes and cooked 549 kilograms of turkey. We decorated 38 trees with 2.27 kilometres – or 315 strings with 22,050 bulbs – of lights. The 271 songs on our Christmas playlist in the Village Centre Mall each played 5 times, and Santa heard wishes from 1,229 good girls and boys, big and small, from as many as 12 different countries – as well as wishes from 31 4-legged good girls and boys.

Toques, Tubs & Tomahawks – The TODAY Show Visits Big White Ski Resort

December 20, 2018

Australia's most popular morning show, the TODAY Show on channel 9, was at Big White Ski Resort Tuesday, December 18 as part of a five-resort tour of B.C. The show's weather host, Stevie Jacobs, did six live hits from different locations around the mountain, including Dizzy's, Clocktower Coffee and from inside a hot tub! Jacobs, who felt at home with all of our Australian employees, learned what a "toque" was, took a snowmobile tour, and tried Kettle Valley Steakhouse's famous Tomahawk steak!

Big White’s newest lift, the Powder 2.0 Quad Chair, now open

December 14, 2018

The wait is over! Big White Ski Resort’s brand new, $4-million Powder 2.0 Quad Chair started spinning Friday morning – bringing hundreds of skiers and boarders to 13 fresh runs within the first hour of operation.

From 1963 to now – 55 years of Big White

December 08, 2018

1963: Lester B. Pearson was prime minister; a lakefront home in Kelowna cost just over $16,000; and, Big White Ski Resort opened to the public for the first time ever. 

Mother Nature Comes Through On Big White Ski Resort's Opening Day

November 23, 2018

After nearly a week without fresh snow, Mother Nature made sure to show off for visitors on Big White Ski Resort’s Opening Day.

Big White announces Big White Invitational Slopestyle Hosted by Tom van Steenbergen

May 23, 2018

Big White Ski Resort Ltd. and Bike Big White are excited to announce the Big White Invitational Slopestyle hosted by Tom van Steenbergen taking place from July 4-7, 2018. This Freeride Mountain Bike (FMB) World Tour event is a grassroots collaboration between Tom van Steenbergen and Bike Big White.

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