Big White Ski Resort is truly a magical place – made even more magical by the people who ski, snowboard, stay and play throughout the year. In this blog, we'll share the stories of people who have fallen in love with one another, who have been proposed to and who have said "I Do" at the resort.
You can’t make it very far at Big White without running into an Aussie accent – in fact, last year, Australian employees made up 37 per cent of total staff on the mountain – and for those reasons, the tragic bush fires affecting Australia is hitting close to home for many at the resort.
Catherine Heathcote has been skiing at Big White for 40 seasons. The resort is special to her for many reasons – it’s where she would take carloads of teenage boys every winter, where she met her second husband and where they were married.
Elaborate timber details, high ceilings and 270 degree views of Big White beauty – it’s no surprise that the new Snowpeaks Lodge at Big White Ski Resort is an award-winning home. The family ski chalet is a finalist in five Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence categories, and was named twice in one category.
You’ve heard about our legendary Okanagan Champagne Powder, our impeccable groomers, the long list of adventure activities, the family friendly atmosphere – and figured it’s time to check it out for yourself. Well, we’re here to help. We’ve put together a guide, from start to finish, to give you the best possible experience during your visit to Canada’s Favourite Family Resort.
The wait is over! Okanagan’s Best Ski Resort and Canada’s Favourite Family Resort is officially open for the 2019/2020 season. On November 28, Big White Ski Resort kicked the season off with two lifts spinning, Lara’s Gondola and the Bullet Express Chairlift, and with three runs open, Sun Run, Easy Street and Freeway. The Kids Carpet in Happy Valley was also open for beginners