Big White Ski Resort is pleased to donate $15,000 to the Central Okanagan Food Bank (COFB), matching the over $15,000 donated by skiers, snowboarders and Central Okanagan locals. Throughout the month of March, and in conjunction with the TELUS Snowcross Challenge, Big White coordinated a matching donation campaign, which ended up raising $38,650 for the COFB.
Big White Ski Resort Ltd and Big White Central Reservations Ltd are pleased to announce that they meet or exceed the World Travel & Tourism Council's (WTTC) global Safe Travels protocols. The Save Travels accreditation recognizes businesses that have implemented and maintained standardized global health and hygiene protocols as set out by the WTTC.
Who doesn’t love a stroll through the forest? Hearing the birds chirp, watching the squirrels jump between trees, feeling the breeze as it whistles through the leaves. Now, imagine, during that stroll, instead of stumbling across a patch of wildflowers, you stumble into a pile of trash.
We know Big White is the best – how could we not? An average of 750cm of dry, fluffy Okanagan Champagne Powder in the Winter and fields upon fields of alpine wildflowers in the Summer? Sounds pretty epic to us... and, guess what, the rest of Kelowna seems to think we’re the best, too!
It's well known that Big White Ski Resort is an award-winning destination, recently nabbing the 2019 Pursuit Adventure & Attraction Award with the Tourism Industry Association of Canada – and now, the resort is being recognized for its commitment to ensuring everyone has the chance to fall in love with snowsports.
“From my experience, I don’t jump in a lesson without looking at the person," says Big White ski instructor Ken Sinclair. "I let them get a little bit warmed up on their skis so I can actually get a real look at what they're doing."
Big White Ski Resort is known in North America for its easy ski-in, ski-out access to restaurants, bars, accommodations, and pretty well everything else on the resort – in Canada, it’s the Largest Totally Ski-In, Ski-Out Resort Village! – and now, it’s known worldwide.
Big White had plenty to celebrate this New Year’s – fresh powder, more open runs, and a spot on Reader’s Digest list of 13 “ski resorts to visit” in 2020! Our family-owned, family-friendly destination was listed as number two alongside resorts from around the world.
While all of us at Big White Ski Resort know just how great our mountain is, according to Snowpak, experts in the business think it’s great, too! In a recent article on the “11 Best Canada Ski Resorts” Big White was named as number three, coming third to Whistler Blackcomb (2nd) and Lake Louise (1st).