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Ask an Expert: Travelling With Pets to Big White Ski Resort

Posted on: January 30, 2019 | Mountain News

Big White Ski Resort is known for being exceptionally family-friendly, but what you maybe didn’t know, was that we include pets in our definition of family. So, if you’re thinking of coming for a visit, don’t let your four-legged family members hold you back! 

Big White Introduces its One-Of-A-Kind Chocolate Throughout the Resort

Posted on: January 24, 2019 | Food & Dining

As if the Okanagan Champagne Powder, the snow ghosts and the completely ski-in-ski-out Village weren’t enough to make Big White Ski Resort stand out, we are also the first ski resort in North America to have our very own chocolates – dreamt up, designed and distributed by Executive Chef Rob Walker.

Staff Picks at Big White's Beer & Wine Store

Posted on: January 12, 2019 | Mountain News

Located in the lower level of the Village Centre Mall, the Big White Beer & Wine Store is the perfect place to shop for your après ski bevvies. Or, if you've already taken off your boots and settled in for the night, order your alcohol online and have it delivered right to your door! With a curated list of Okanagan wines, craft beers and ciders, and locally distilled spirits, the Big White Beer & Wine store has something for every taste. We asked some of our staff about their favourites, and here's what they told us:

Big White Ski Resort breaks all-time skier visit record New Year’s Eve Day

Posted on: January 11, 2019 | In the media

Now into our second week of 2019, the team at Big White Ski Resort has had time to reflect on our record-breaking end to 2018 , and dream about how we can possibly top it in the new year.

Our 18 Best Moments of 2018 as Captured on Instagram

Posted on: January 03, 2019 | Mountain News

Now that the whirlwind of Christmas and New Year’s has swept over us, we’ve had a chance to reflect on what was important to our guests over the past year – according to Instagram, anyway! First and foremost, with little competition at all, is SNOW. Surprise, surprise! All of you cared A LOT about snow in 2018: snow in July, snow ghosts, snowy gondolas, snow, snow, snow! You also liked drone shots, fireworks and Australian men snowboarding in shorts, but our number one photo of the entire year, weighing in at 4,222 likes as of January 3, 2019, was a photo of our old Powder Triple Chair, replaced in December with the new Powder 2.0 Quad Chair! Take a peek at all 18:

5 Changes You Can Expect to See at Elevation Spa in 2019

Posted on: January 03, 2019 | Mountain News

After 20 years away, Darlene Kentel has once again found a home at Big White Ski Resort. “It’s been amazing to be able to come back,” says Kentel, who worked in the resort’s marketing department in the mid-to-late 90s and now manages the newly acquired Elevation Spa. “To go away and practice and then come back to Big White and actually work the spa – it’s really exciting.”

5 Tips to Survive a Long-Haul Flight

Posted on: December 22, 2018 | Mountain News

Throughout the winter season, Big White is teaming with visitors from around the world. With guests flying in from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Japan, Mexico and so many other far-off locations, we know that adjusting from a long-haul flight can be a drag.

The Dos and Don'ts of Tipping in Canada

Posted on: December 22, 2018 | Mountain News

To make your stay at Big White as comfortable and “Canadian” as possible, it’s important to know the ins and outs of tipping etiquette here in the Great White North. (And no, we don’t mean the “don’t eat yellow snow” kind of tips).

From 1963 to now – 55 years of Big White

Posted on: December 08, 2018 | In the media

1963: Lester B. Pearson was prime minister; a lakefront home in Kelowna cost just over $16,000; and, Big White Ski Resort opened to the public for the first time ever. 

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