Start dusting off your skis and snowboards – Big White Ski Resort’s Opening Day is just a month away! The snow that’s fallen in recent weeks has Big White staff stoked for the upcoming season, and everyone’s busy planning not only for epic snow conditions, but also epic FUN – starting with Opening Weekend!
Big White Ski Resort is honoured to be included as a finalist for the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s Pursuit Attraction & Adventure Award. The award, presented annually, recognizes a Canadian organization that provides outstanding outdoor adventure tourism experiences.
Big White Ski Resort is proud to be working with Insure Wealth Group and the Big White Community Development Association to raise funds for an Early Learning Centre at Big White. The goal is to launch the new centre – catering to children aged 18 months to five years old – this Fall, but in order to balance the budget in this first year, recruit new kids to attend, and get this great project up and running, the Big White Mountain Community Development Association needs to raise at least $5,000.
Big White Ski Resort is excited to announce the newest addition to its roster of professional athletes, 25-year-old Canadian Ski Cross member Ned Ireland. Ireland spent his formative years as a Big White local, growing up slope-side, attending the Big White Community School, and honing his skills on Big White’s famous Okanagan Champagne Powder – and on his favourite run, the Parachute Bowl.
Winter opening day is just two months away, snow is in the forecast, and, if that doesn’t get you excited enough for the upcoming ski season at Big White Ski Resort, 27 brand new Spyglass Townhomes are now on the market – the first new real estate available on the mountain in years.
Over the weekend, 13 board members from the International Airline Ski Federation visited Big White Ski Resort on a site inspection for the 61st Annual World Airline Ski Championships. Held between March 1 and 6, 2020, this international winter sports competition will be the largest race event Big White has hosted, with between 500 and 600 airline employees from around the world attending the event, and of those, 200 to 300 participating in the on-snow activities.
The kids are back in school, the bikes packed away, and Summer at Big White has officially come to an end. On September 2, we said goodbye to hiking, biking and fields of wildflowers to patiently await snow and another epic season of skiing and boarding.