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Interior Health Links 19 New Cases Associated with Big White Cluster

Posted on: January 12, 2021 | COVID-19

Interior Health has linked 19 new cases to the COVID-19 Community Cluster at Big White Mountain. In its press release, Interior Health states a total of 162 positive cases have been linked to the cluster since mid-November, with 133 individuals recovered. There are 29 active cases isolating off or on-mountain.

Powerful Women Through History – A List of Globe Cafe Cocktails

Posted on: January 11, 2021 | Food & Dining

Sip through the ages, with women who were queens and warriors, aviators and doctors, empresses and saints. Globe Cafe & Tapas Bar, now in its 13th season at Big White Ski Resort, has a brand new cocktail list with 11 unique cocktails, each designed and named with a powerful female figure in mind.

Big White Bends the Curve – 7 New Cases, 121 Recovered

Posted on: January 08, 2021 | COVID-19

As of January 8, Interior Health is reporting a total of 143 COVID-19 cases linked to the community cluster at Big White Mountain since November 12. Of those, 109 have recovered, and 7 active cases are on-mountain residents in isolation. 

Meet Chef Boddie – Big White's New Executive Chef

Posted on: January 08, 2021 | Food & Dining

Big White Ski Resort is pleased to introduce you to our new Executive Chef: Boddie Macklin-Shaw! Boddie has been cooking in all of our kitchens for the past six seasons, starting as a line cook in the Kettle Valley Steakhouse in 2014 and working up to his current role as Chef de Cuisine.

Avoid All Non-Essential Travel – Big White Central Reservations Cancels Non-Local Bookings Until February 5

Posted on: January 08, 2021 | Mountain News

As the sun rises over the mountain, and in light of yesterday’s announcement from the Provincial Health Officer, it’s locals only for another month at Big White Ski Resort. Big White Central Reservations Ltd will be calling and cancelling all bookings from non-local customers until midnight February 5.

Big White Fire Department Work Experience Recruits Gifted Season Passes

Posted on: January 06, 2021 | Mountain News

The Big White Fire Department’s Work Experience Program recruits were thanked this past December with a gift only fitting for those living on-mountain – season passes! 

Big White COVID-19 Cluster Update – 12 Active On-Mountain Cases in Isolation

Posted on: January 05, 2021 | COVID-19

Interior Health has released its latest update on the COVID-19 Community Cluster at Big White Mountain. A total of 136 cases have been linked to Big White since November 12 (25 added since last report on December 29), with 88 of those cases residing on the mountain. Of those 88, 12 are active cases in isolation (all may not be isolating on hill – could be in isolation elsewhere). 109 cases have recovered.

Look to the Future With Us – Big White Ski Resort’s Draft Master Plan for Expansion

Posted on: January 05, 2021 | Mountain News

When Big White Ski Resort was formed by two ski-loving friends in 1963, it began with big dreams – and those dreams are nowhere near being fulfilled. For decades, Cliff Serwa and Doug Mervyn, the Schumann family, and now the Plimmer family, have designed and developed and dreamed looking decades ahead. 

Tree Well Safety – Prevention & Recovery

Posted on: January 04, 2021 | Mountain Safety

A tree well is a hole or depression that forms around the base of a coniferous (pine) tree. The holes are formed when low branches stop the snow from compacting and settling around the trunk. The hole is hidden from view by the other branches on the tree. There is no easy way to identify if a particular tree has a dangerous tree well by sight, due to the fact that the low lying branches block sight of the hole. Therefore, treat any tree you cannot see the base of as a potentially dangerous tree well situation.

Pinkbike Academy - Episodes 9 & 10: Race Day

Posted on: January 04, 2021 | Pinkbike Academy

The final three contestants take part in a massive enduro race, and, in Episode 10, the winner is awarded with their pro sponsorship after another massive second day on the bike.

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