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5 Tips to Survive a Long-Haul Flight

Posted on: December 22, 2018 | Mountain News

Throughout the winter season, Big White is teaming with visitors from around the world. With guests flying in from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Japan, Mexico and so many other far-off locations, we know that adjusting from a long-haul flight can be a drag.

The Dos and Don'ts of Tipping in Canada

Posted on: December 22, 2018 | Mountain News

To make your stay at Big White as comfortable and “Canadian” as possible, it’s important to know the ins and outs of tipping etiquette here in the Great White North. (And no, we don’t mean the “don’t eat yellow snow” kind of tips).

Toques, Tubs & Tomahawks – The TODAY Show Visits Big White Ski Resort

Posted on: December 20, 2018 | In the media

Australia's most popular morning show, the TODAY Show on channel 9, was at Big White Ski Resort Tuesday, December 18 as part of a five-resort tour of B.C. The show's weather host, Stevie Jacobs, did six live hits from different locations around the mountain, including Dizzy's, Clocktower Coffee and from inside a hot tub! Jacobs, who felt at home with all of our Australian employees, learned what a "toque" was, took a snowmobile tour, and tried Kettle Valley Steakhouse's famous Tomahawk steak!

6 Reasons to Spend your Christmas Holidays at Big White

Posted on: December 19, 2018 | Mountain News

Even though the most magical day of the year is just a few sleeps away, there’s still time to plan your holiday escape to Canada’s Favourite Family Resort. No snow where you’re at? We can guarantee it’ll be a White Christmas at Big White Ski Resort, and if the promise of snow doesn’t convince you, we’ve put together a list of other reasons you should mark us down in your Christmas calendar – and ways to save money while you’re here!

Big White’s newest lift, the Powder 2.0 Quad Chair, now open

Posted on: December 14, 2018 | In the media

The wait is over! Big White Ski Resort’s brand new, $4-million Powder 2.0 Quad Chair started spinning Friday morning – bringing hundreds of skiers and boarders to 13 fresh runs within the first hour of operation.

The General – An Origin Story

Posted on: December 14, 2018 | Mountain News

The name of Big White Ski Resort’s newest run – The General – may seem an odd choice, but those of you who have been around the mountain for a long time will know it’s a name rooted in history.

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

Posted on: December 13, 2018 | Mountain News

It’s your first time to Big White – maybe it’s your first time skiing or boarding – and we want to make sure your trip is not just enjoyable, but safe. From getting to the resort to strapping on your skis to apres ski – we’ll be with you, every step of the way.

From 1963 to now – 55 years of Big White

Posted on: December 08, 2018 | In the media

1963: Lester B. Pearson was prime minister; a lakefront home in Kelowna cost just over $16,000; and, Big White Ski Resort opened to the public for the first time ever. 

Give the Gift of: Big White

Posted on: December 08, 2018 | Mountain News

We’ve decorated the trees and strung up the lights. We’ve written up lists. We’ve checked them twice. And we’ve made sure Canada’s Highest Skating Rink has plenty of ice.

Big White Ski Resort bid to host 2020 FIS World Cup Snowboard Cross looks promising – site inspector

Posted on: December 05, 2018 | Telus Park

The 2018/2019 season may have only just begun, but Big White Ski Resort has 2020 in its sights: the resort is in the early stages of being considered as a host for a FIS World Cup Snowboard Cross event next season.

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