Big White Ski Resort knows Christmas. Maybe it’s the snow, the thousands of lights strung up in the Village, the reindeer running rampant around the resort (don’t worry, they’re not real!), or the regular sightings of the big guy himself, but something magical happens up on the mountain during the month of December – and we want to share it with you!
Voted the “Best Place to Abandon Your Parents” by UK’s Telegraph Magazine, Big White’s Kids Centre is known for its world-class ski and snowboard instruction, healthy, tummy-warming meals and its trained, caring staff. But. did you know the kid-friendly fun doesn’t end once the sun goes down?
The winter is almost upon us and snow is beginning to pile up around the resort. Many people are beginning to plan their trips up the mountain, but why wait? Some think the ski season begins in the New Year, but early winter is the most underrated time of the year to go skiing in Canada. The combination of great snow conditions, small crowds, money-saving deals and fun après events means the pre-Christmas season is the perfect time to come up to the mountain and brush up on your skills – or, learn new ones! Here are the top five reasons you should go skiing before Christmas:
That's it, that's all folks! So ends another incredible season and we sent it off with a bang with our 2nd Annual Season Ender Slush Cup. Mother Nature pulled out some glorious weather and our competitors pulled off some wild tricks. Here's a look at how you said goodbye to winter.
Yvette Morrissey is a travel blogger who has lived and worked at Big White Ski Resort for two seasons. This is her guide to getting to know the mountain, securing a job and accommodation, and other helpful local tips!
Looking for some St Patrick’s Day fun? The luck of the Irish must be with you. Big White Ski Resort will be the centre of the craic. We can’t promise you’ll find the pot of gold here at Big White, but you’ll be seeing the rainbow through emerald-tinted goggles. From green runs to green beers there’s Irish fun for the whole family.
Skiing has been a longstanding family tradition for Mike Coulthard, who is currently in his 53rd season of skiing at Big White. In fact, Mike's parents were one of the few lucky people invited by Doug Mervyn and Cliff Serwa to test out the resort days before it officially opened for operations in 1963.
Less than one hour from Kelowna's doorstep, Big White (more affectionately known as "Biggie") is far from just a ski resort - it's a wintery world all of its own. In this blog, Dani, travel writer and mother of two, explains six reasons why Big White is the ultimate family destination...