Big White

With 118 runs spread across 2,765 acres of terrain there are plenty of places to test your snow skills at Canadas largest family friendly ski in ski out resort – Big White. Enjoy the convenience of being close to the ski runs and village where you don’t have to walk far to find family friendly winter adventures and après ski to keep you entertained.

Overview

Big White is the place that’s BIG on everything: Big for terrain. Big hospitality – its purpose-built village allows for an easy stroll to over 20 restaurants, bar and pubs and BIG on snow.

Each year the mountain receives an average of 7.5 metres of amazing Okanagan Champagne Powder where you can test your skills on 118 runs, 5 alpine bowls,16 lifts, a terrain park and beginner trails spread across 2,765 acres of vast and varied terrain.

It is also an incredibly popular resort with families with plenty of opportunity for slope time on the beginner runs and loads of daytime and après-ski family entertainment on offer.

    • Canada’s largest totally ski-in/ski-out village
    • 100% Natural Snow – over 7.5m per year = a guaranteed snow destination
    • Fast, convenient and modern lifts
    • Award winning ski school
    • Huge variety of ski terrain for all levels

The fun doesn’t stop off the slopes! Take a horse drawn sleigh ride, ice skate under the stars or enjoy the thrill of dog sledding through Big White’s back country trails. From tubing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice climbing or ice skating there are fun filled adventures for the whole family.

Get to know the mountain better and improve your skills at Big Whites Ski & Board School. At Big White, the whole family can learn to ski and there is a dedicated Kids’ Centre offering lessons and full and half day programmes for all ages and ability.

Mountain Statistics

Statistics

Top Elevation 2,319 Metres
Village Elevation 1,755 Metres
Vertical Drop 777 Metres
Skiable Terrain 2,765 Acres
Lifts 15 lifts
Runs 118
Ave Annual Snowfall 750 cms
Terrain Beginner 18%
Terrain Intermediate 54%
Terrain Advanced 22%
Terrain Expert 6%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Map

Other Activities

The ski/board action is only part of your beyond ordinary experience. There’s so much more on offer at Big White with a selection of optional experiences and activities that we can book for you.


Dog Sled Tours

Open your eyes to the beauty of Big White’s pristine back country with a dog sled tour. This is an experience like no other!
Your tour will begin with an orientation introducing you to the dogs, the sled, and the harnessing process before heading out on the trails for an unforgettable winter experience.


Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

Try a traditional Canadian Sleigh Ride through the wilderness and winter’s landscape covered in deep snow. Cozy up under a blanket and take a step back in time with a ride on an old fashioned horse drawn sleigh. Enjoy hot chocolate while gliding through snow covered forest trails on a daylight or evening tour. All ages are welcome, making this the perfect family activity.


Skating

Rent some skates and test your hockey skills on one of two fantastic outdoor ponds. If you’re not a hockey player there is plenty of room for you and your whole family to enjoy the rink with a leisurely skate.


Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling is an exciting way to explore Big White’s backcountry. Enjoy the stunning scenery and open untouched snow fields. Suited to all ability levels. Drive your own snowmobile or double up with a friend.


Snowshoeing

Tour wooded trails on foot, allowing you to fully appreciate the mountain’s breathtaking beauty.
A great way to enjoy the outdoors with the whole family. Suited to all ages and ability levels. Explore Big White’s snowshoe trails
in the secluded wilderness, encountering nature’s splendor and wildlife. Experienced trail guides will tailor the route to suit the
needs of your group.


Tubing

Jump in a tube and speed downhill on North America’s largest resort tubing park. Located in Happy Valley you’re just a short gondola ride from the Village Centre. With friends or by yourself, this exciting ride should not to be missed during your stay on the mountain.


SXS – Side by Side ATV Tour

Explore Big White’s backcountry in an SXS – Side by Side all-terrain vehicle with snow tracks. An exciting and safe way to explore the backcountry, a perfect mix of easy riding and stunning scenery. Ideal for thrill seekers, first timers, and families


Winter Festivities and Events

There is plenty to keep you entertained with an action-packed calendar of festivities and events from opening day and Christmas celebrations, carnivals and fireworks. A perfect way to explore the best of Big White is the family friendly Cruz the Blues event where you can take the challenge to ski as many blue runs as you can in two days!

Getting There

Big White Ski Resort is located 56 km southeast of Kelowna, the largest city in the Okanagan Valley, central British Columbia,

The closest airport is Kelowna’s International Airport and then it is just a short transfer or drive (50 minutes) to reach the resort.

Accommodation

An impressive range of accommodation choices are at Big White Resort. Choose from hotels, condominiums, townhomes, vacation homes or luxury cabins.

Budget Option

Moderate Option

Deluxe Option

Luxury Option

 

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