Out There Outdoors

Out there outdoors

Out There Readers Trip: December 14-16

Ski Free at Big White with Out There this December. Slope side hotel rooms from $135 USD per night, plus includes 2 free lift tickets.

Whether it’s fantastic snow, unbeatable ski-in, ski-out convenience, or the ultimate in ski trip fun that you're after, Big White is the place to be. You'll be surprised at just how affordable coming to the snow can be with the favorable exchange rate and one call can book it all with the Big White Central Reservations.

Be sure to click on the FREE for Out There Readers tab below to see what we have in store for you at Big White on top of the fantastic skiing and accommodation special.

Out there outdoors

Hosted by Out There publishers, Derrick & Shallan Knowles.
Derrick has spent more than 30 years exploring the Inland Northwest’s mountains with numerous trips to Big White so is a go-to person for most of the people they know who want to do something outdoors. Shallan shares a passion for the outdoors and is thrilled to experience Big White with their readers.

All abilities are welcome.  

 

Contact Us

Direct: 250-765-8888
Toll Free: 1-800-663-2772
  • Accommodations & Deals

     

    Ski Free - Slope side hotel rooms from $135 USD per night, plus includes 2 free lift tickets. That’s right, when you book your accommodation, you’re lift tickets are on us!

    Accommodation special available December 12-18 for those wishing to stay longer. Choose from our huge range of ski-in, ski-out accommodation including hotel rooms, condos, and vacation homes.

     

    White Crystal
    Hotel Rooms from $135 USD/night + includes 2 FREE lift tickets

    Standard Hotel Room at White Crystal Inn. Choose from 3 hotel options available at Chateau Big White, Inn at Big White and White Crystal Inn. All conveniently located in the central village with shared outdoor hot tub, 24 hour front desk, complimentary parking, ski storage, WiFi and restaurant.

     

    Premium Condominium
    Condo with Private Hot Tub from $253 USD/night + includes 2 FREE lift tickets

    1 Bedroom Premium Condominium with Private Hot Tub. Enjoy a romantic getaway in the mountains! Ask us for a custom quote on larger units also with private hot tubs.

     

    Eagles
    3 Bedroom Condo from $335 USD/night + includes 4 FREE lift tickets

    3 Bedroom Vacation Condo. Spend quality time with your family and friends on and off the snow – all with shared hot tubs available.

     

    Top of the lift

    25% Off Lift Tickets

    Save 25% on any additional lift tickets for 2 or more days when booked in conjunction with your accommodation.

     

    Ski School

    15% Off Equipment Rentals & Lessons

    Save 15% on equipment rentals and group lessons for 2 or more days when booked in conjunction with your accommodation.

     

    Ski Free offer is valid based on double occupancy in select hotel rooms, select 1 and 2 bedroom condominiums and vacation homes. Also valid based on quad occupancy in select 3 or 4 bedroom condominiums & vacation homes. Valid from December 12-18, 2018. 2 night minimum. Valid in select units and some restrictions apply. Valid exclusively for Out There Readers Trips. NEW bookings only. Please quote booking code 11/1819 (eleven/1819) for full details and to book.

    • All accommodation is subject to availability.
    • Pricing does not include tax, all rates subject to 15% tax.
    • Pricing is in USD and based on $1 USD = $1.25 Canadian Dollars, but subject to exchange rate at time of booking.

     

    SNOW GUARANTEE

    Big White consistently offers the best early season conditions anywhere.  In fact, we are confident enough to provide a Snow Guarantee on natural snow conditions.  If we are unable to operate at least one high speed lift due to lack of snow you can select to change your accommodation package to another available date or cancel at no penalty whatsoever!

    Snow Guarantee
    Snow Guarantee

     

    USA friends, your dollar goes further here!

     

    Contact Us

    Direct: 250-765-8888
    Toll Free: 1-800-663-2772
  • FREE for Out There Readers

     

    Apres

    Free Après Welcome Party

    Friday, December 14 @ 5:00pm
    Welcome to Big White with live music and a complimentary drink and appies. Located in the Moose Lounge at the Happy Valley Day Lodge which is conveniently located at the bottom of the gondola.

     

    Tubing

    FREE Tubing Party

    Saturday, December 15 @ 4:00pm
    Gather in the Happy Valley Adventure Park for a free tubing party. No skill or equipment required, just a sense of adventure and a desire for fun!

     

    Fireworks

    FREE Fireworks Display

    Saturday, December 15 @ 8:00pm
    Take in the show from Happy Valley for the best view.

     

    Snowhosts

    FREE Guided Mountain Tours

    Daily @ 10:15am
    Our Snow Hosts will show you the best ski and snowboarding spots with a complimentary mountain tour. This tour will open your eyes to the locals’ favorite ski and snowboard runs, providing you with the ins and outs of Big White Ski Resort. Meet in the Village Centre and look for the bright yellow jackets.

     

    Village Centre Mall

    FREE VIP Card

    As an added bonus for attending the Out There Readers Trip, you will receive a free Big White VIP Card which is your card to on mountain savings! Will be provided in your check-in package.

     

    Parking at Big White

    FREE Parking

    Driving to Big White? Enjoy free parking in all accommodation with Big White Central Reservations.

     

  • Activities

     

    Family Fun for All Ages

    Skiing and snowboarding are just the beginning as at Canada's Favourite Family Resort. We will keep the entire family smiling on and off the slopes with our wide range of fun filled activities.

    View our Weekly Events including our free carnival night and fireworks display every Saturday!

     

    Dog Sled Tours

    Dog Sled Tours

    Try this truly Canadian adventure sport and experience the thrill of mushing through Big White's backcountry.

     

    Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

    Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

    Experience the winter wonderland of Big White's backcountry from the comfort of a horse drawn sleigh.

     

    Ice climbing tower

    Ice Climbing Tower

    Strap on those crampons and grab an ice axe. Our impressive 60 foot ice tower is the perfect way to try the sport.

     

    Ice Skating

    Ice Skating

    Strap on some skates and take a spin around Canada's highest skating rink, it's the same size as an Olympic Hockey rink! 

     

    Tubing

    Tubing

    Located in the Happy Valley Adventure Centre the Big White Tube Park is fun for the whole family.

     

    Kids Snowmobiles

    Kid's Snowmobiles

    Mini-Z miniature snowmobiles are great fun for the kids. Kids get to experience the thrill of snowmobiling on a track built just for them!

     

    Snowshoeing

    Snowshoe Tours

    Get off the beaten track and enjoy Big White's spectacular backcountry with a guided snowshoe tour.

     

    Snowmobile Tours

    Snowmobile Tours

    Big White’s varied terrain allows for a range of snowmobile adventures from gentle family cruising to advanced backcountry powder riding.

     

     

  • Getting Here

     

    Road Conditions

    Driving To Big White

    Big White is 35 miles South East of Kelowna, the largest city in the Okanagan Valley. For guests traveling from the Seattle area (350 miles), we estimate it being a 6 hour drive to Big White. To save time at the border, we recommend guests driving the I5 use the Sumas Border Crossing. Remember to save money at the pumps and gas up in the USA before crossing into Canada.

     

     

    Air Travel

    Flying To Big White

    Alaska Airlines operates 3 daily non-stop flights from Seattle into Kelowna with flight time less than an hour! Big White is an easy 50 minute shuttle away from the Kelowna Airport and our personable shuttle drivers will deliver you to the front door of your on mountain accommodation. Guests flying Alaska Airlines can Ski FREE their same day of arrival with your Alaska Airlines boarding pass. Simply present your boarding pass with ID to the ticket office in the Village Centre Mall and you'll receive a free lift ticket for that day.(includes night skiing when available).

     

    ground transportation

    Ground Transportation

    Once you’re at Big White, you don’t need a car, so let us pick you up! We provide regular shuttle service from Kelowna International Airport to Big White and can meet all flights, no matter when your flight arrives! Shuttles must be reserved at least 72 hours prior to arrival. If there are no scheduled pickups, the shuttle buses do not operate. Please let us know if Tots need a booster or car seat.

    Round Trip
    $61 USD - Adult/Youth (13 years and up)
    $43 USD - Child (6 to 12 years)
    $21 USD - Tot (5 years and under)
    Taxes are included (5% GST)
    *Pricing is in USD and based on $1 USD = $1.35 Canadian Dollars, but subject to exchange rate at time of booking.

     

 

Ski Free - Slope side hotel rooms from $135 USD per night, plus includes 2 free lift tickets. That’s right, when you book your accommodation, you’re lift tickets are on us!

Accommodation special available December 12-18 for those wishing to stay longer. Choose from our huge range of ski-in, ski-out accommodation including hotel rooms, condos, and vacation homes.

 

White Crystal
Hotel Rooms from $135 USD/night + includes 2 FREE lift tickets

Standard Hotel Room at White Crystal Inn. Choose from 3 hotel options available at Chateau Big White, Inn at Big White and White Crystal Inn. All conveniently located in the central village with shared outdoor hot tub, 24 hour front desk, complimentary parking, ski storage, WiFi and restaurant.

 

Premium Condominium
Condo with Private Hot Tub from $253 USD/night + includes 2 FREE lift tickets

1 Bedroom Premium Condominium with Private Hot Tub. Enjoy a romantic getaway in the mountains! Ask us for a custom quote on larger units also with private hot tubs.

 

Eagles
3 Bedroom Condo from $335 USD/night + includes 4 FREE lift tickets

3 Bedroom Vacation Condo. Spend quality time with your family and friends on and off the snow – all with shared hot tubs available.

 

Top of the lift

25% Off Lift Tickets

Save 25% on any additional lift tickets for 2 or more days when booked in conjunction with your accommodation.

 

Ski School

15% Off Equipment Rentals & Lessons

Save 15% on equipment rentals and group lessons for 2 or more days when booked in conjunction with your accommodation.

 

Ski Free offer is valid based on double occupancy in select hotel rooms, select 1 and 2 bedroom condominiums and vacation homes. Also valid based on quad occupancy in select 3 or 4 bedroom condominiums & vacation homes. Valid from December 12-18, 2018. 2 night minimum. Valid in select units and some restrictions apply. Valid exclusively for Out There Readers Trips. NEW bookings only. Please quote booking code 11/1819 (eleven/1819) for full details and to book.

  • All accommodation is subject to availability.
  • Pricing does not include tax, all rates subject to 15% tax.
  • Pricing is in USD and based on $1 USD = $1.25 Canadian Dollars, but subject to exchange rate at time of booking.

 

SNOW GUARANTEE

Big White consistently offers the best early season conditions anywhere.  In fact, we are confident enough to provide a Snow Guarantee on natural snow conditions.  If we are unable to operate at least one high speed lift due to lack of snow you can select to change your accommodation package to another available date or cancel at no penalty whatsoever!

Snow Guarantee
Snow Guarantee

 

USA friends, your dollar goes further here!

 

Contact Us

Direct: 250-765-8888
Toll Free: 1-800-663-2772

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