Big White Ski Resort Media Room

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News Releases

June 22nd, 2015 - Big White Ski Resort: The Perfect Summer Getaway


World Renowned Ski Destination Opens to Public this Summer for First Time Ever

Kelowna, B.C., June 22nd, 2015 - While winter ski-season may be a distant memory, there are plenty of warm-weather activities to be enjoyed at Big White Ski Resort, and for the first time in history, the resort will open to the public this summer. Visitors can take advantage of everything the mountain has to offer, including guided hiking tours, a variety of dining options open all season long, affordable luxury summer chalets and several fun events happening throughout the summer months.

Outdoor enthusiasts can take in the beautiful landscape occupying the resort grounds: from scenic Bullet chair lift rides to guided nature hikes all over the mountain. Summer hiking, sightseeing and chair lift rides open at Big White Ski Resort on July 4th through September 7th, 2015. Guests can also treat themselves to a relaxing post-hike massage in the comfort of their chalet though Mountain Massage Services, available by appointment.

Craft beer and country music fans can rejoice in the second annual Craft & Country Beer and Mountain Fest, taking place July 4-5th. The event will feature live performances, selections from local craft breweries and cideries, an artisans market as well as a kid-friendly 'Fun Zone' from 10am - 2pm.

Avid cyclists can challenge their skills and push themselves in the L'Alpe de Grande Blanc, a challenging ride from Kelowna to Big White Ski Resort. Taking place on July 25th, the race is a fully supported cycling adventure embodying the rituals of the world's greatest cycling event, the Tour de France.

Launching this summer, there's now a budget-friendly option for young folks seeking a fun escape with friends. Big White Ski Resort's brand new Urban Retreat Hostel opens July 3rd through September 7th. Situated perfectly in the heart of Big White village, the Urban Retreat Hostel is within walking distance from everything guests will need, and is conveniently priced at $35 per person, per night. To reserve, call 250-765-7920 or visit

With plenty of activities for everyone, Big White Ski Resort is the perfect summer getaway. For more information please visit

May 20th, 2015 - Big White Ski Resort Awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

March 31st, 2015 - Big White Freestyle Team place 6th, 7th & 8th in Freesking Competition

March 24th, 2015 - Big White hosts 18th Annual Neil Edgeworth Banked Slalom

March 18th, 2015 - Drone Filming Service comes to Big White

February 11th, 2015 - Former Big White racer in first place on NorAm tour

February 3rd, 2015 - Big White Ski Resort Awarded Among the Best by Ski Canada Magazine

January 12, 2015 - Big White Ski Resort to Host IPC Para-snowboard World Cup 2015

January 5, 2015 - Snow Day at Big White: Over 40cm in 24 hours

December 29, 2014 - Big White breaks all-time resort records

December 21, 2014 - Dress Like Santa or Mrs. Claus & Ride for FREE

November 26th, 2014 - Big White Opening Day Announced!

November 20th, 2014 - Six Ways to Save Money on your Big White Ski Trip

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