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Big White Love Stories

February 17, 2020

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.

A Visual History of Big White – From 1946 to Now

February 06, 2020

So much has happened since Big White opened in 1963 with one T-Bar and big dreams. Check out our timeline of everything that's happened since.

“Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!” – Big White Raises Over $22,000 for Australian Bushfire Relief

January 28, 2020

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. 

Snowpeaks Lodge at Big White Wins Big at Okanagan Housing Awards

January 27, 2020

Pop artist Billie Eilish might have taken home five Grammys last night – but on Saturday night, closer to home, at the Okanagan Housing Awards, Big White’s Snowpeaks Lodge was the big winner!

People of Big White Ski Resort

January 14, 2020

Big White is Canada's Favourite Family Resort because if you visit — you're part of our big, welcoming and warm family! Here are a few stories of the people that make Big White so special.

After 40 Years, One Local Hits the Slopes Every Day of the Season

January 03, 2020

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.

Local Pre-Teen has a Bumpin’ Bandana Business at Big White

December 16, 2019

This time last year, 12-year-old Serena Richards didn’t know how to sew. Now, she’s started a bumping business sewing and selling bandanas from her home at Big White.

Snowpeaks Lodge a Finalist for 5 Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence

December 11, 2019

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.

A First-Timer’s Guide to Visiting Big White Ski Resort

December 06, 2019

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.

Bluebird Skies & Smiling Faces – Big White Opens for the 2019/2020 Season

December 03, 2019

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

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