Big White custom boot fitter's collection traces ski progression ~ By Steven Threndyle ~ Big White custom ski-boot fitter Lindsey (Dizzy) Bennett has seen a lot of ski boot trends come and go since he began managing the retail locations up at Big White Ski Resort east of Kelowna.
Ontario couple discover there’s more to Big White Resort than kids and family activities - By Chris Robinson - Can a kidless couple find the right mix of recreation, relaxation and a little romance at Canada’s favourite family ski resort?
I am your typical Ontario transplant here in BC. I came, I saw, I took too many pictures and I moved back as quickly as I could. My first powder experience was at Big White at least a decade ago. A group of us came out to compete in the halfpipe nationals and it was dumping. We had never seen snow like this before. Correction, we had never seen snow like this on a ski hill before. I don’t remember how I placed, what my run was but I do remember that first feeling of experiencing deep snow. We still talk about it to this day and I would say the majority of us now call BC home.
The highest rated television network in Australia is at Big White Ski Resort! Channel 7’s breakfast television program, Sunrise, has spent the day filming live segments at Big White Ski Resort showcasing what a true, world-class winter destination looks like to their viewers all over Australia.
Night powder shot from January 30th, 2014 Big White Ski Resort has been listed in the Top 10 Snow Depths in North America by snowbrains.com. With a 417 cm cumulative snowfall so far this year Big White Ski Resort is number 1 of the Canadian resorts listed and number 7 on the overall list with 81 inches.
Big White Ski resort was proud to host the Western Canada Open Ski Cross at TELUS Park over the weekend (January 18th and 19th). The racers were more than impressed with the quality of the race tracks terrain in TELUS Park and the clear bluebird skies provided unlimited visibility for the entirety of the weekend.
KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, July 23, 2013 – New investments, upgrades and improvements means that Big White Ski Resort is constantly raising the bar for guest experience. There are many changes to talk about this coming season including a new kids clothing and candy store, Nordic trail improvements and the cutting edge in wireless technology. On top of this the team at Big White have had snow on the brain and developed unique packages with families, wine lovers and powder hounds in mind.
Kelowna, BC – Big White Ski Resort's new President Peter Plimmer is pleased to accept the national award for Outstanding Contribution to the CSP from Colin Saravanamutto, CEO of the Canadian Ski Patrol. This award is given to an individual or organization to recognize an extraordinary contribution to the Canadian Ski Patrol System.
“It is very rare that a resort receives this award,” said Saravanamutto. “Big White is being credited for their joint marketing efforts with the Canadian Ski Patrol, especially the naming of the Ogopogo Zone as the Zone of the Year by the Canadian Ski Patrol,” Saravanamutto continued. Also pictured (left to right) Justin Lane (black shirt), President of the Okanagan Zone, Heather Moore (red shirt), Big White Ski Resort Patrol Center Manager, Tom Tull (red shirt), President of the Pacific South Division.