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A Visual History of Big White – From 1946 to Now

Posted on: February 06, 2020 | Mountain News

So much has happened since Big White opened in 1963 with one T-Bar and big dreams. Check out our timeline of everything that's happened since.

“Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!” – Big White Raises Over $22,000 for Australian Bushfire Relief

Posted on: January 28, 2020 | Mountain News

You can’t make it very far at Big White without running into an Aussie accent – in fact, last year, Australian employees made up 37 per cent of total staff on the mountain – and for those reasons, the tragic bush fires affecting Australia is hitting close to home for many at the resort. 

Snowpeaks Lodge at Big White Wins Big at Okanagan Housing Awards

Posted on: January 27, 2020 | Mountain News

Pop artist Billie Eilish might have taken home five Grammys last night – but on Saturday night, closer to home, at the Okanagan Housing Awards, Big White’s Snowpeaks Lodge was the big winner!

Big White’s Community Policing Office Celebrates 20 Years

Posted on: January 14, 2020 | Mountain Safety

"It is more blessed to give than to receive.” That’s what Big White resident Wayne Lyseng says of his 20 years volunteering with Big White’s Community Policing Office. “The community has been very good for us, and to us.”

People of Big White Ski Resort

Posted on: January 14, 2020 | Mountain News

Big White is Canada's Favourite Family Resort because if you visit — you're part of our big, welcoming and warm family! Here are a few stories of the people that make Big White so special.

Tips to Help You Stay Warm on the Slopes

Posted on: January 13, 2020 | Mountain Safety

As temperatures dip below our daytime average of -5°C, Big White Ski Resort wants to remind skiers, snowboarders and visitors about the importance of following certain precautions to stay warm, stay safe and keep having fun out on the slopes.

After 40 Years, One Local Hits the Slopes Every Day of the Season

Posted on: January 03, 2020 | Mountain News

Catherine Heathcote has been skiing at Big White for 40 seasons. The resort is special to her for many reasons – it’s where she would take carloads of teenage boys every winter, where she met her second husband and where they were married.

Reader’s Digest Ranks Big White as #2 of 13 Ski Resorts to Visit in 2020

Posted on: January 03, 2020 | In the media

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.

Local Pre-Teen has a Bumpin’ Bandana Business at Big White

Posted on: December 16, 2019 | Mountain News

This time last year, 12-year-old Serena Richards didn’t know how to sew. Now, she’s started a bumping business sewing and selling bandanas from her home at Big White.

6 New Things to Expect at the Big White Beer & Wine Store this Season

Posted on: December 12, 2019 | Food & Dining

Whether you’re looking to enjoy an Okanagan red by the fire, sip on a craft beer in your hot tub, or mix up a cocktail with locally distilled spirits for your friends, the Big White Beer & Wine Store is a one-stop shop for all your alcohol needs. Located in the lower level of the Village Centre Mall, the Beer & Wine Store boasts an impressive selection of Okanagan-made wines, brews and spirits – not to mention favourites from beyond BC.

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