Big White is 56 km (35 miles) southeast of Kelowna, the largest city in the heart of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley wine country. National, international and regional flights from all major cities fly into Kelowna’s International Airport, where a short 55 minute shuttle gets you to the resort.
56 km (35 miles) from Kelowna to Village Centre. East/southeast of Kelowna from Hwy 97 via Hwy 33 and Big White Road.
45 km (30 miles) from Kelowna to the Westridge base.
Shuttle available from Kelowna Airport.
Winter Hours of Operation:
Mid-November to mid-April
Day Skiing: 8:45 am - 3:30 pm
Night Skiing: 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday
*Night Skiing times vary at different times of the season
Average Snowfall: 750 cm (24.5 ft) average
Total Uphill Capacity: 28,000 skiers per hour - 20 million Vertical Transport Feet (VTF) per hour
Total Terrain: 7,355 acres (3,052 hectares)
Patrolled Area: 2,765 acres (1,147 hectares)
Groomed Area: 905 acres (367 hectares)
Alpine and Glades: 1,525 acres (618 hectares)
Western Canada’s Largest Resort Night Skiing Area: 38 acres (15 hectares)
Longest Run: 7.2 km (4.5 miles) - Around the World Route - it runs from the top of the T-Bar to Bottom of Gem Lake
Summit: 2,319 m (7,606 ft)
Village Centre: 1,755 m (5,757 ft)
Westridge Base: 1,508 m (4,950 ft)
Vertical Rise/Drop: 777 m (2,550 ft)
Runs: 118 Designated Trails (total of 105 km/65 miles of marked runs
Lift ticket pricing:
Adult - $77
Youth/Senior - $65
Child - $41
Number of Parks/Pipes: 1 TELUS Park
Boarder/Skier-Cross course that can be tuned up to run regional, national, and World Cup events
Beginner/intermediate and intermediate/advanced lanes combined with rails and jumps
Big White offers 25 km (15.5 miles) of incredible Nordic trails groomed with state of the art grooming equipment for both skate and classic technique
Big White's Tot Town Day Care is unique, exciting and filled with activities and adventures. Children are kept busy with a mixture of indoor play and (weather permitting) outdoor activities. The Tot Town Daycare is for children aged 18 months to 5 years.
3 Village Hotels
25 Condo/Town Home Complexes
244 Vacation Homes and Luxury Cabins
1 Ski-in ski-out Youth Hostel
Ski Dazzle Ski Shop is in The Village Centre Mall and carries a wide range of clothing, equipment and souvenirs
The Village Rider located downstairs in the Village Centre Mall features an array of snowboards, snowboard paraphernalia and trendy styles
Down Under gift shop situated on the lower level of the Village Centre Mall carries an eclectic array of knick knacks
Mountain Gear Specialist located in the Whitefoot Lodge above the grocery store, offers special gifts and Big White memorabilia
Restaurants and Bars:
Full array of facilities ranging from cafeterias to fine dining. A total of 17 restaurants, cafes and delis, which includes 8 lounges/bars.
Entertainment and nightlife includes regular après-ski with live bands in bars and pubs.
Ski and Snowboard School:
Over 100 qualified instructors. Ski, snowboard, telemark; Private and group lessons. Special improvement camps; Kids Ski School voted #1 in Canada; Ladies Day, 50+ day; Recreational race camps; TELUS Park Flight School & Heavy Metal Shops.
Complimentary ski, snowboard and cross country mountain tours offered by our Snow Hosts. Snow Hosts meet daily in the village at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm.
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