Winter at Big White
Located between the Monashee Mountains and the Okanagan Valley, Big White has claimed its name of becoming BC’s third largest ski resort and continues to grow. With annual snowfalls of 750cm and over 118 designated ski trails, Big White is a winter enthusiast dream. Also known as “Biggie”, as locals like to call it, attracts skiers from all corners of the world with its snow glob beauty.
Learn how to ski or snowboard with one of 200 Big White’s ski instructors that offer classes for all ages. For the little ones five and under, skiing is free! The multiple terrain levels allow for skiers of all ages to get out there and enjoy the breath taking views and adrenaline filled slopes.
Sometime Mom and Dad need a few hours to enjoy solo. With Big White’s Childcare options, ski school, Tot Town Day care, and Big White Sitters, allows for parents to take a few seconds to themselves and explore the black diamond powder.
Even if you’re not a skier but still want to enjoy the snowy activities, Big White offers a variety of fulfilled adventures to please all ages. Take a spin on Canada’s highest outdoor skating rink and stop by Sk8ters Bistro for a quick bite to eat before getting back out there. Test your level of fear by climbing the 60 ft ice tower located at Happy Valley Adventure Park or challenge your mind at Session’s Bar & Grill’s “Trapped at Sessions” escape room. Take in the crisp mountain air while cross-country skiing or snowshoeing over Big Whites 25km Nordic and wilderness trails. Dance the night away at Snowshoe Sam’s with live DJs or explore the snow-white peaks on a rugged snowmobile tour.
If you need a place to stay, Big white is known for its world-renowned accommodation and real estate options. Enjoy Big White year round with family and friends or invest in a vacation rental to share with others.
Big White has no shortage of activities or accommodation options. From snowboarding to ice climbing, riding in a horse drawn sleigh, romantic spa getaways, or snowshoeing to ski school for the kiddies; Big White has it covered. There’s no doubt why it’s labeled as one of BC’s most favourite family destination.