Here’s what we know about Dads: They like outdoor adventures, cold, frothy pints of beer and cracking jokes that make their children uncomfortable. As Canada’s Favourite Family Resort, we also know Dads love Big White, and, this year, we’re making Father’s Day gift-giving easy with a list of ways you can share our beautiful mountain with the man who changes your tires and grills your steaks.
Unlimited access to Big White Ski Resort’s Okanagan Champagne Powder – that should be reason enough to buy a season pass to Canada’s Favourite Family Resort, but, just in case it’s not, here are 10 more benefits of being a Big White season passholder:
Stranded on ice, cold, hungry and unable to swim, a Big White sled dog narrowly escaped death thanks to a hiker and the Big White Fire Department. On Monday afternoon, around 2:30 p.m., a hiker spotted the dog – which had been missing from Candle Creek Kennels for five days – out on the ice at Lake Paul, next to the Powder Chair.
The Barrels & Berms Snowboardcross World Cup at Big White Ski Resort will make its inaugural debut in the beautiful Okanagan region January 20 - 27, 2020. This will be the first Snowboardcross World Cup in Canada since 2013.
Big White Ski Resort’s Executive Chef Rob Walker has been named one of six Okanagan-area chefs to compete in next fall’s “Canada’s Great Kitchen Party” culinary competition – for the second time in three years. Formerly called the Gold Medal Plates, Chef Walker competed in the 2016 semi-finals in Victoria, where he was up against nine other BC-based chefs to secure a spot in the finals.
The snow is melting, the fences are being rolled up and hundreds of Big White Ski Resort employees are jumping on planes and heading back to their homes around the world or returning to their spring and summer jobs in the Okanagan. It was another epic winter, and to prove to you just how epic, we’ve broken down the season by numbers.
Through bluebird skies and powder days, just like that, another fantastic season of skiing and riding has come to an end. All of us at Big White Ski Resort want to send out a huge thank you to those of you who chose to ski and board, drink and eat, stay and play at Canada’s Favourite Family Resort over the past five months. As we prepare for a sun-soaked summer full of hiking and biking, we want to take this opportunity to reflect on the 2018/2019 season.
The final weekend of the 2018/2019 ski season is here! And, since it coincides with Easter weekend, we have a ton of Easter-themed fun happening throughout the resort over the next few days. So, whether you’re celebrating the holiday with family, or just hoping to get a few last shreds in before the lifts close, don’t miss out on these seven end-of-season events:
When you visit Big White Ski Resort, you’ll interact with a lot of the resort’s employees – from ticket officers to Ski & Board School instructors to restaurant servers and more. Each one has a name tag that includes their hometown and country – and this year, you can find 27 different countries on those name tags.