Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia

Longer Than Average Ski Season

Big White boasts a longer than average ski season running from mid-November to mid-April. This is due to the 750 cm (300 inches) of snow received annually.

With four high-speed quads and nine lifts, skiers and snowboarders can explore a wide range of terrain, including phenomenal powder bowls, glades and marked trails.

Big White also has three state of the art snowboard parks and half-pipes built to competition standards. There are also 25 km(15.5 miles) of cross-country trails. The Bullet high-speed quad and Plaza quad chairs access night skiing and riding five nights a week. 38 acres are illuminated for night skiing and riding.

Big White Ski Resort has one of the largest International Ski Schools with programs designed for all ages and abilities. Snowhosts provide daily complimentary ski tours of the mountain for those wishing a guided adventure.

The on mountain accommodation is complimented by 17 bars and restaurants offering everything from international cuisine, award winning wines, to bar snacks and take out pizza.

If You are Looking for Big Snow, Head to Big White!

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Mountain Statistics for Big White Ski Resort
Base Elevation: 4,950 ft (1,509 meters)
Summit Elevation: 7,606 ft (2,318 m)
Vertical Drop: 2,550 ft (777 m)
Skiable Area: 2,765 acres (1,120 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 294 in (747 cm)
Longest Run: 23,760 ft (7,242 m)
Snowmaking: 0 %
Number of Lifts: 16
Uphill Lift Capacity: 28,000 per hour
Types of Lifts: 2 Tubing Lifts
2 Magic Carpet
1 T-bar
3 Double Chair
1 Triple Chair
1 Quad
4 High-Speed Quads
1 6-Pack
1 Gondola
Number of Trails: 118
Trail Ratings for Big White Ski Resort
Easiest: Easiest 18%
More Difficult: More Difficult 54%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 22%
Experts Only: Experts Only 6%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Big White Ski Resort
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Nearby Cross Country: 25 km
Half Pipe: Yes
Nearby Snow Tubing: Yes
Snowshoe Trails: Yes