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Big White Ski Resort

Find your new favorite ski destination and make it more affordable. Take one of British Columbia’s favorite ski resorts, Big White Ski Resort. Awarded “Family Ski Resort of the Year” in 2012 by Snow Action Magazine, this full-service resort area provides ultimate skiing and snowboarding, an awesome terrain park, a brand new 60-foot Ice Tower to climb, and all the winter sports you and your family can do together like sleigh rides, dog-sled rides, ice skating, and tubing.

Ski Big White

Big White has one of the longest ski seasons. With an average snow fall of 24 ½ feet, 28,000 skiers per hour enjoy the mountain, riding over 15 lifts to reach more than 115designated trails. Big White has a vertical drop of 2,550 feet with the longest trail of 4.5 miles, one of the longest out there. The mountain stats just keep piling up at Big White.

Off the Slopes

With so many people skiing Big White each day, you might wonder if they have enough accommodations. You’ll be able to choose from three village hotels, 25 condo complexes, 244 vacation homes and luxury cabins nearby, and the avid skiers who can’t afford the big houses will love the ski-in/ski-out youth hostel. Check out the coupons on our lodgings section to save big at Big White. While you experience the area around Big White, you will enjoy local wine and delicious cuisine at over 18 pubs, delis, restaurants, and cafes all located on the mountain.

Getting Here

Big White Ski Resort is located just an hour outside of Kelowna, B.C. Fly directly to the Kelowna Airport and hop on any number of shuttles taking you to the mountain. Big White is a seven-hour scenic drive from Seattle, Washington and a five-hour drive from Vancouver, B.C.

Vacation Coupons

Peruse our site to find the best coupons and discounts for the Big White area and save on lodging, lift tickets, winter accessories, and more!

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