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Big White ski area, British Columbia, Management Description

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 Big White ski area Management Says:
If you're after fantastic snow, don't look any further than Big White! ''It's the snow'' is our motto and we live up to our name with an average 750cm (24.5ft) of Okanagan Champagne Powder falling annually. Our bountiful, dry powder is legendary and was awarded ''Best Powder'' by Ski Canada Magazine in 2008!
Located in the picturesque Okanagan Valley, Big White is uniquely blessed with sunny weather, dry powder and a mild average temperature of -5C (23 F). With 118 market runs
    fanning from the summit, 2,765 acres of skiable terrain, and 16 lifts, there's a great selection of terrain for everyone with deep powder bowls, wide-open glades, and great fall-line cruising.
For the ultimate park experience, head to our award winning TELUS
Terrain Park which is the best progressive park in North America. To top it off, slalom through the spectacular''Snowghosts'' (snow caked trees) which create a magical backdrop in our winter playground.
As the largest totally ski-in, ski-out ski resort in North America, you can experience the luxury of stepping straight out onto the slopes from our fantastic range of accommodation. There's something for everyone whether it's a luxurious self contained vacation home with a private hot tub, a cozy condominium or a welcoming
 
hotel suite. Whatever you're after, we have the makings for a memorable vacation.
You may be coming to Big White simply for the skiing and snowboarding, but you'll soon discover you can experience a true Canadian adventure. You can explore snow covered hills by snowmobile, trek through the backcountry on cross country skis and snowshoes, sleigh ride through the wilderness or mush behind a husky. As BC's premier family destination, we have a great range of events and activities for the entire family including night skiing, snow tubing, ice skating, mini z's, fireworks and carnival nights just to name a few...
If you're after relaxation, soak up the sunset in a steaming hot tub, sit by the fire sipping hot chocolate, tantalize your senses at one of the luxurious day spas or stroll through our enticing retail outlets.
After a day on the slopes, take your entertainment and dining experience to new heights with a feast of restaurants, lounges, coffee houses, delis, bakeries, cozy pubs and bars. Whatever you're after, we have a scene to suit your pace.
Getting to Big White is easy, located just 56km (35miles) southeast of Kelowna, there are plenty of travel options. Major airlines fly daily into Kelowna's international airport which is the major gateway into BC's interior.


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   30% Expert & Adv.
   50% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Mount Baldy, British Columbia , 33 miles away
   1500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 20 runs
   21% Expert & Adv.
   46% Intermediate
   33% Beginner
Apex Mountain, British Columbia , 69 miles away
   2000 foot drop, 5 lifts, 68 runs
   36% Expert & Adv.
   48% Intermediate
   16% Beginner
Red Mountain, British Columbia , 81 miles away
   2919 foot drop, 6 lifts, 87 runs
   45% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   15% Beginner
Sun Peaks, British Columbia , 84 miles away
   2894 foot drop, 12 lifts, 122 runs
   32% Expert & Adv.
   58% Intermediate
   10% Beginner
Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Washington , 90 miles away
   1240 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner

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