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Terrain Parks - Silver Star Mountain, BC


Riders Guide

Silver Star Mountain gets about 23 feet of snow per year on its 115 trails. There are over 3,000 skiable acres on the mountain with a vertical drop of about 2,500 feet. The base elevation is just over 3,700 feet and at the peak it reaches an elevation of over 6,200 feet. The trails are designed with about 50% intermediate, 20% beginner and advanced skiers with 10% of the trails designed for expert and very experienced skiers. There are more than a dozen lifts and kilometers of groomed cross-country trails.


Parks and Pipes

Silver Star resort has a progressive terrain park as well as a half-pipe. The terrain park and rail garden cover 16 acres of terrain. There are table tops, spines, step up jumps, flats, minis, and boxes and a variety of features designed to take skiers and riders from beginning skills to more advanced abilities. The terrain park is one of the best in the nation and is spread over 16 acres. It has huge features and many professional videos are filmed at the park.


Out of Bounds

A local spa is a popular place for guests, but most of the activities in the village are designed for families with kids. There's a snow tubing park and a pond where you can go ice skating or play ice hockey. Indoor rock climbing is open during the winter and there are snowmobile tours through gladed areas. Carnival nights at the ski resort are popular and fireworks shows are frequent occurrences.


Hangout & Hookup

The resort is located in a pedestrian-only village that's designed to be walker friendly. The atmosphere is extremely laidback and easy going and most of the nightspots and areas where you can enjoy après ski have the same aura. Because it's pedestrian only, every restaurant, bar and attractions are ski-in/ski-out, which means this area is a skier and rider’s dream.


The Deal

Silver Star resort is north of Vernon, British Columbia, Canada. Right off Highway 97, it's an easy resort to get to by car or bus, with flights coming direct from Calgary and Toronto into nearby Kelowna. The flights from Toronto are known as the Skiers Shuttle as they're often used by ski vacationers. Silver Star resort often offers special ski discounts to those who fly certain airlines. Shuttle and bus services from the airports are available. To drive to Silver Star, follow Highway 97 to Vernon and then take 48th avenue. follow that until Silver Star Road then continue on for about 12 miles to the resort.