Big White Ski Resort

Big White Ski Resort

Found in the heart of British Columbia's Okanagan, Big White ski resort carries the name for good reason. They've got snow ghosts galore, giving the place an unearthly look. You'll find plenty of Champagne powder here, enough to make you feel giddy. Families, friends, and first timers will love Big Whites mountain village, which is packed with a solid array of amenities and adventures.

Details
Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Skating
Skiing
Snowboarding
Snowshoeing
Tube Park
Other Winter Attractions

Ice Climbing Tower, Tube Park, Snowmobile tours, Mini Z children's snowmobiles, Ice Skating, Snowshoeing, Dog Sledding, Horse drawn sleigh rides, Cross country skiing, Spas: Elevation Village Spa and Beyond Wrapture, Fireworks, Family events, and carnivals.   

Season
Mid November to Mid April
Special Passes

The Biggie Card

Hours of Operation

Daily 8:45 am - 3:30 pm

Night skiing Tuesday - Saturday 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm 

Average Temperature (Celcius)
-5
Average Season Snowfall (Inches)
295
Rentals?
Yes
Lessons/Ski School?
Yes
On-Hill Village?
Yes
On-Hill Food Options?
Yes
On-Hill Accommodations?
Yes
Stats
Total Runs
118
Beginner Runs (%)
18
Intermediate Runs (%)
54
Advanced/Expert (%)
28
Terrain Description

Big White is known for the snow ghosts looming at the top of the mountain surrounded by soft glades, snow-filled bowls, groomed runs and a terrain park to challenge the best.

Terrain Parks
1
Longest Run
4
Rideable Area (Acres)
3,052
Number of Lifts
15
Base Elevation
5,757
Top Elevation (Ft)
7,606
Vertical Rise (Ft)
2,550
Location
Phone
Email
cenres@bigwhite.com
Community
Kelowna
Province
British Columbia

Getting There

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.

Driving

Kelowna is only 59 km northwest of Big White. From Kelowna, follow Highway 33 for 32 km until you reach Big White Road. Another 24 km will have you in the main village. Kelowna is a 7 hour drive from Calgary, Alberta, and only 4 hours from Vancouver, BC. Travelling from the US, Kelowna is a 5 hour drive.

Flights

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.

Shuttles

Shuttles from the airport are offered daily. The Express Bus makes multiple pick-ups throughout Kelowna and West Kelowna Fridays - Sundays best to check with resort for schedule.