Canada Ski Resort Guide for Big White

Big White Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort of Big White

This resort is rapidly growing but still remains remote, if you are without a car it can feel isolated. Much of the accommodation is the 'ski in ski out' variety. The standards of self catering accommodation is fairly high. The resort has a lot of day visitors who can park near the lift.

About the Mountains near Big White

The slopes are extensive and varied but can be victim to poor visability and the higher mountains suffer from freezing fog. Much of the terrain is wooded. The snowfall rate is impressive with an average of over 300 inches a year. Experts will enjoy the cliff area at the top of the ski area which is a double black as well as glades and bump runs to explore. Intermediates will find excellent cruising terrain with long blues and greens to navigate. Beginners will find a good nursery slope to practise on before progressing to long easy runs.

Apr├Ęs Ski at Big White

There is only one main mountain restaurant. The area does suffer from a lack of off slope activities which often happens when a resort has a lot of day trippers who have left before the usual apres ski begins. There are bars that are lively and offer live music and dancing.

Big White Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability4 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 15
Resort HeightResort Height 1755 m
5760 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 1510-2320 m
4950-7610 ft
QueuesQueues 5 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 18%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 56%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 0%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 26%

Local Tourist Office Information

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Telephone: +1 250 765 3101