Big White

Visit this unforgettable family first resort

Do you want to experience a ski holiday in Canada, where you will be challenged beyond the ordinary?

If you want to try a ski holiday, with a large ski area that challenges you on and off-piste, with first-class champagne powder snow, then Big White Ski Resort is the ski holiday destination for you.

Maximum height of 2319 m

Minimum height: 1508 m

Total piste km

Blue pistes 18.9 km
Black pistes 56.7 km
Double black pistes 29.4 km
Parks 1
Night ski - Yes

Lifts in the area

Tow lifts 1
Chairlifts 10
Gondolas 1
Trains 0

Ski area in Big White

The locals in Big White have a predominant motto: “It’s the snow!”. Big White has the excellent snow quality that all ski enthusiasts love, champagne powder snow! This has made Big White one of the most sought after ski holidays in British Columbia.

“It’s the snow!” Due to the optimal conditions of an annual snowfall of 7.5 meters, and an average temperature of -5 degrees Celsius, there is no shortage of the sought after champagne powder snow during the entire season. The terrain in Big White offers a lot of variety, from blue to double black runs spread over 105 km. The longest slope, “Around the World Route”, takes you from the top of the T-bar to the bottom of the city at Gem Lake. For ski enthusiasts, we recommend searching for the Gem Lake lift, which will take you quickly to the Sun-Rype bowl, where you will find long, challenging black runs filled with powder snow.

The terrain in Big White is also ideal for those who want to learn how to ride off-piste, as well as for those who like the feeling of steep, open mountain flanks or challenging woodland. In addition, to the perfect opportunity for an off-piste skiing holiday, there is of course also room for the family in Big White. On the right side of the city, Big White has a wide selection of blue and green slopes for the less experienced.

 

Ski school for the entire family

Are you new to the snow or do you want to refine your technique before you go up the mountain? The Big White ski school is proud to offer world-class education at all levels, with instructors from all over the world returning every year to this snow paradise. In addition to teaching, you also get knowledge of the mountain. This does not only concern the secret off-piste routes, but attention is also paid to general mountain and safety knowledge. With a ski holiday at Snowminds, you will be greeted by one of our many competent instructors, so that you will always be in safe hands during your ski holiday.

Big White village

At the foot of the Big White mountain lies this charming town surrounded by trees, overlooking the mountain. The village offers a wide variety of restaurants in every price range. To experience the local cuisine and wines, we recommend a visit to Happy Valley Day Lodge, at the bottom of Lara’s Gondola, in the Kettle Valley Steakhouse & Wine Bar.